Amazingly, trees cover over 30 percent of the world’s land area. In forests, they’re kings and queens, reigning supreme over all the other plants and animals below. In parks and gardens, and along city streets, trees bring beauty and a little bit of wild into our lives. But they’re not just standing there looking pretty. Trees are alive and working hard. So get to know them! Here are some cool facts to deepen your relationship with these super-sized, super-powered green giants.
Scientists divide the world into large natural areas called biomes. Each biome is known for certain kinds of plants and animals. But what’s really at the heart of a biome is its climate. In this downloadable Spotlight, get 8 packed pages of information about the world’s major biomes. An ideal curriculum supplement, this free infopacket includes full-color photos and a 5-question assessment with answer key. Download, print, pin and share!
Ever wonder where that water you’re drinking comes from? Teach kids about the path that water takes from the earth to the atmosphere and back again with this downloadable infographic.
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Earth Systems: A free, online course provided by Georgia Virtual Learning. Recommended for high school.
Exploring Planet Earth - Its Systems and Resources: A free, online course. Recommended for high school.
Earth Science For High School: A free, downloadable textbook. Recommended for high school.