Exploring Grassland Biomes

Cynthia Grabke
School Library Journal
January 2010

This film investigates the common characteristics of grasslands, including vegetation, climate, and animal life. Savannas and prairies are compared, the grasslands of North America are discussed in detail, and the uses of grasslands today are explored. The program concludes with a summary and video assessment. Visuals include live-action footage, illustrations, and maps that add variety and hold the attention of students. The narration is clear and well paced. The DVD version includes labeled slides, an iMovie project, and more. Correlated to National Science Standards, this production provides a good introduction to or review of grassland biomes.