Greenhouse Project

Greenhouses Daily Note Guide 2022

Renewable Energy:

BritannicaGeothermal, Wind

Gale Environmental ScienceGeothermal, Wind, Biomass

Alternative Energy eBookBioenergy, Geothermal, Wind

Biomes/National Park:

OPAC: Subject search the name of your biome (e.g., tundra, chaparral).

Some biomes are known by more than one name.  The following list will give you alternative terms to search:

Browse:  574.5 The library has many biomes series. Look for books that are at a comfortable reading level for you.

Print Encyclopedias: World Book; The Living Earth (R/570); Plants and Plant Life (R/580); International Wildlife Encyclopedia (R/591.03)

Digital Resources:

Biome Information for SWOT:

Specific National Park Location Information:

DESERT – Mojave (California) National Park Website, Britannica article for Mojave

TROPICAL FORESTS (Rainforests) -Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks Website; Britannica article for Hawaii Volcanoes

TAIGA (Coniferous Forests) – Wrangell – St. Elias (Alaska) National Parks Website; Britannica article for St. Elias

TUNDRA (Arctic) – Lake Clark (Alaska) National Park Website; Britannica article for Lake Clark

DECIDUOUS FOREST (Temperate Forest) Great Smoky Mountains (Tennessee) National Park Website; Britannica article for Great Smoky Mountains


Desert=Mojave Desert, California/ Tropical Forest=Hawaii Volcanoes/ Taiga=Wrangell St. Elias, Alaska/ Tundra=Lake Clark, Alaska/ Deciduous Forest=Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee

Missouri Botanical Garden


Mission: Biomes

Introduction to Biomes



When you search for “greenhouse,” you will get many results for “greenhouse effect” or “global warming.” This is not what we are researching. You will want articles specific to building a greenhouse.

EBSCO Host: Search – greenhouses NOT gas* – then go to SUBJECT and check “greenhouses” for best search.

Britannica School – For energy sources – search “solar energy” “wind energy” etc.

Gale Environmental Science

SIRS Discoverer :  search- hydroponics / search- solar energy / search- wind power / search- renewable energy sources

Student Resources in Context (Gale)

Science in Context (Gale)


Google Search Tips:

When you search on your own you MUST check the source’s Accuracy and Credibility using the following link.

Accuracy and Credibility Assessment

search tip #1- put multiple word names or phrases in quotes “solar power”

search tip #2- do site specific searches (.edu, .gov, .org) to target specific types of websites – site: edu greenhouse design / site:edu greenhouse heating


Greenhouse Examples -These are examples of innovative, out of the box greenhouses.

Vertical Greenhouse

Geodesic dome Greehouse

Underground Greenhouse

Last Updated: 3/28/22