What Is a Biome? - Definition & Types Video

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Which two factors are the most important in determining terrestrial biomes?

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1. Which of the following biomes will never experience cold temperatures?

2. Which of the aquatic biomes contains brackish water?

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Biomes are areas on the earth that have similar conditions in terms of qualities such as climate and plant and animal life. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of biomes. Some things you'll be assessed on include the two factors that are the most important in determining terrestrial biomes, which biomes will never experience cold temperatures, and which aquatic biome contains brackish water.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Two factors that are the most important in determining terrestrial biomes
  • Identifying which biomes will never experience cold temperatures
  • Aquatic biome that contains brackish water
  • Distinguishing between temperate grasslands and savannas
  • Examples of biomes found in the United States

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding temperate grasslands and savannas
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of biome and the defining characteristics of each
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on biomes found in the United States and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about biomes, review the accompanying lesson called What Is a Biome? - Definition & Types. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of a biome
  • Terrestrial biomes
  • Aquatic biomes
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