Create A Creature
Move the typical biome study way up Bloom's Taxonomy and have students create their own extinct creature featuring realistic adaptations based on plants and animals that actually live in the biome. Bonus task? Classify it into the appropriate kingdom, phylum, class, and so on!
Students develop a realistic (but fictional), extinct creature that could really have lived in the biome of their choosing. It will feature adaptations based on real creatures that actually do live in that biome.
Bonus task: ask students to classify their creation into an appropriate kingdom, phylum, class, and so on!