Welcome to Mrs. Singh's First Hour Biomes WIKI!
Helpful hints:
When searching, type the name of your biome first then the organism for which you are looking.
When uploading pictures, name them your biome then subject of the picture.
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home_tundra_Polar_Bear.jpgTundra
home_taiga_Caribou.jpgTaiga
home_temp_decid_Deer.jpgTemperate Deciduous Forest
home_temp_rain_Owl.gifTemperate Rain Forest
home_grasslands_Buffalo.jpgGrasslands
home_desert_Coyote.jpgDesert
home_trop_rain_Parrot.jpgTropical Rain Forest
home_lake_Fish.jpgLakes
home_river_Turtle.jpgRivers
home_shore_Penguin.jpgOcean Shore
home_coral_reef_Fish.jpgCoral Reef
home_open_ocean_Jelllyfish.jpgOpen Ocean
home_estuary_Mud_Snail.jpgEstuary

Animal Kingdom Rubric—Test grade (54 points)
Group grade (12 points): You must have a banner with ANIMALS and the definition of animals (use the one I gave you in class). Together in the group your examples must represent AT LEAST 5 different invertebrate phyla and 5 different vertebrate classes.
Individual grade (42 points): Each person in the group is responsible for 3 invertebrates AND 3 vertebrates for a total of 6 examples per person. Each of your examples must include the following:
Definition of Phylum or Class
Kingdom/Phylum/Class
Order/Family
Genus/species
Description of where they live
Picture
Common name (as caption of picture)

Invertebrates--Phyla

Vertebrates--Phylum Chordata (Chordates)

Classes
Acanthocephala (Spiny-Headed Worms)
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fish)
Annelida (Segmented Worms)
Amphibia (frogs, salamanders)
Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Appendicularia (tunicates)
Brachiopoda (Brachiopods)
Ascidiacea (sea squirts)
Bryozoa (Bryozoans)
Aves (birds)
Cephalorhyncha (Spiny Worms)
Cephalaspidomorphi (lampreys)
Chaetognatha (Arrow Worms)
Cephalochordata (lancelets)
Cnidaria (Corals & Jellyfish)
Elasmobranchii (sharks, rays, skates)
Ctenophora (Comb Jellies)
Holocephali (chimarea)
Echinodermata (Echinoderms)
Mammalia (mammals)
Echiura (Spoon Worms)
Myxini (hagfish)
Entoprocta (Goblet Worms)
Reptilia (crocodiles, snakes, turtles)
Gastrotricha (Gastrotrichs)
Sarcopterygii (lungfish)
Gnathostomulida (Sand Worms)
Thaliacea (salps)
Hemichordata (Acorn Worms)

Mesozoa (parasite of marine invertebrates)

Mollusca (Mollusks)

Myxozoa (parasite of invertebrates)

Nemata (Round Worms, Nematodes)

Nematomorpha (Horsehair Worms)

Nemertea (Ribbon Worms)

Onychophora (Velvet Worms or Walking Worms)

Phoronida (marine worm)

Platyhelminthes (Flatworms)

Porifera (Sponges)

Rotifera (Rotifers)

Sipuncula (Peanut Worms)

Tardigrada (Tardigrades)



Plant Kingdom—Test grade (52 points possible) Due December 1 at the beginning of class
Group grade (10 points): You must have a banner with PLANTS and the definition of plants. Together in the group your examples must represent AT LEAST 8 of the 17 numbered items.
Individual grade (42 points): Each person in the group is responsible for 6 examples.
Each of your examples must include the following:
Definition of Division Common name
Kingdom/Division/Class Picture
Order/Family Description of where they live
Genus/species
1. Division: Bryophyta (no more than 2 examples)
Class: Bryopsida (syn. Musci) mosses
Class: Hepaticopsida (syn. Hepaticae, Hepaticophyta, Marchantiophyta) liverworts
2. Division: Anthocerotophyta (syn. Anthrocerophyta) (no more than 2 examples) hornworts
3. Division: Equisetophyta (syn. Sphenophyta) (no more than 2 examples) horsetails
4. Division Lycopodiophyta (syn. Lycophyta) (no more than 2 examples)
Class: Isoetopsida quillworts, spikemoss
Class: Lycopodiopsida clubmoss
5. Division: Polypodiophyta (syn. Filicinophyta, Pterophyta?) (no more than 2 examples) ferns
Class: Ophioglossopsida
Class: Polypodiopsida
6. Division: Psilotophyta (syn. Pteridophyta) (no more than 2 examples) wisk ferns
Division: Pinophyta (syn. Coniferophyta, Tracheophyta)
7. Class: Cycadopsida (Phylum Cycadophyta) (no more than 2 examples) cycads
8. Class: Ginkgoopsida (Phylum Ginkophyta) (no more than 2 examples) ginkgo
9. Class: Ephedropsida (Phylum Gnetophyta) (no more than 2 examples)
10. Class: Gnetopsida (Phylum Gnetophyta) (no more than 2 examples)
11. Class: Welwitschiopsida (Phylum Gnetophyta) (no more than 2 examples)
12. Class: Pinopsida (no more than 2 examples) conifers
Division: Magnoliophyta (syn. Angiospermophyta, Anthophyta, Tracheophyta)
13. Class: Liliopsida (no more than 2 examples) monocots
14. Class: Magnoliopsida (no more than 2 examples) dicots
15. Class: Piperopsida (no more than 2 examples)
16. Class: Ranunculopsida (no more than 2 examples)
17. Class: Rosopsida (no more than 2 examples)


Organisms Page--QUIZ Grade (16 points)
Due Date: November 16 (end of class)
Group: Subtitle for Fungus Kingdom with a definition (2pts)
Each person in the group is responsible for 2 examples of a fungus. Between all of the examples, at least 3 of the following class/phyla must be represented.
Zygomycota
Basidiomycota
Ascomycota
Glomeromycota
Chytridiomycota
Definition
Definition
Definition
Definition
Definition
Kingdom/Phylum/Class
Kingdom/Phylum/Class
Kingdom/Phylum/Class
Kingdom/Phylum/Class
Kingdom/Phylum/Class
Order/Family
Order/Family
Order/Family
Order/Family
Order/Family
Genus/species
Genus/species
Genus/species
Genus/species
Genus/species
Common name
Common name
Common name
Common name
Common name
Where they live
Where they live
Where they live
Where they live
Where they live
Picture
Picture
Picture
Picture
Picture

Organisms Page—Protozoa
Due Date: November 9 (end of class)
Class work grade: 6 pts
The group is responsible for:
Subtitle of Protozoa with a definition (2 pts)
Each person is responsible for:
Protozoan (4 pts)
    1. Method of movement
    2. Scientific name, common name if possible
    3. Picture
    4. Description of where they live
Video of Protozoa

Organisms Page—Monerans
Due Date November 2 (end of class)
The group is responsible for:
(2) Subtitle of Monerans with a definition
Each person in the group is responsible for:
(4) Moneran example from your biome
    1. Scientific name
    2. Shape
    3. Picture
    4. Description of where they live