Category Archives: biomes

Good Old Trees

The oldest living trees are older than you might think!

This one is in Sweden.

The oldest in the US?

Methuselah, a bristlecone pine tree from California’s White Mountains, is thought to be almost 5,000 years old—and the oldest non-clonal tree in the world. The exact location of the gnarled, twisted Methuselah is a Forest Service secret, for its protection (that might not be it above).Apr 26, 2014″

North America Study

For Countries:

1. Country reports is a good place to start

2. So is Culture Grams

3. Kids know it

4. Ducksters: (no password required)

Ask your teacher for the username and password

For the 50 States:

1. has trees, birds, songs, famous people, maps…everything you could ask for.


Other interesting stories:

1. Did you know that the polar bear capital of the world is in Canada?

2. You could make your own map of the bears of North America:


or make your own biome map!

All about biomes:



More resources for teachers:

South America Biomes

Pampas of South America


Blue footed Booby

Resources for teachers

In my classroom, we have a set of Biome readers:


Using Metal Insets in the classroom:



3. file:///Users/PMA/Downloads/More%20than%20Metal%20Insets%201.pdf




1. MN DNR lets you create maps and they have many of state animals: