Wildlife Encounters - 9th - 12th grade
Lesson 1: Illinois Habitats
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Habitats are the natural environments for organisms (funguses, plants, animals, or even bacteria) that provide all the resources for their survival. All the living and non-living parts of a habitat make up an ecosystem. Different types of ecosystems that occur in specific climates and locations are known as biomes.

Find Out More: click the images below to learn more about some of the habits in the world and in your own backyard!

Ecosystems and Biomes