Is a Biome? (Science of Living Things)
by Bobbie Kalman; Paperback
Reports - Biomes : Coral Reefs, Deserts, Grasslands, Mountains, Oceans,
Rain Forests, Tundra, Wetlands (First Reports Series)
by Susan H. Gray, Shirley W. Gray (School & Library Binding -
(Biomes of the World)
by Elizabeth Kaplan (Library Binding - December 1996)
(Biomes of the World)
by Edward R. Ricciuti, Edward R. Riccitu (Library Binding - December 1996)
Rainforest Mammals : A Field Guide
by Louise H. Emmons, Francois Feer(Illustrator) (Paperback - August 1997)
and Stream (Exploring Earth's Biomes)
by April Pulley Sayre (Library Binding - April 1996)
Natural Homes : Exploring Terrestrial Biomes of North and South America
(Our Perfect Planet)
by James M. Needham(Illustrator), Sneed B., III Collard (Paperback -
WorldBiomes.com is a
site covering 5 of the major world biomes. What's a
biome? Biomes are the various regions of our planet which
can best be distinguished by their climate, fauna and flora.
Scientists argue on the exact number, or different types of
biomes in existence. As it is with everything in
nature, similar biomes of often exhibit unique qualities
which set them apart, but are not enough to distinguish them
completely from the others. A rainforest may contain an
area which would not be that
dissimilar from a wetland, or a desert may contain an
unusual number of plants and wildlife, but not enough to
make it into a grassland.
We will then attempt to
provide you with various sub-divisions and examples of the 5
types of biomes we have chosen to cover, so that you may
attain a better understanding of the relationships and
features distinguishing one type of biome from
We have included a news
and a feedback page in order to
set up an exchange of ideas, whether it be for a school
project or to discuss environmental issues.
section has also been added so that you can find more
answers to your queries.
Due to the many requests we have received,
we have also added a map of world
biomes to our site, and we have added a link to more
pictures on each biome page.
"Selected by the SciLinks program, a service of
National Science Teachers Association.