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What Are Algae Blooms? - Definition & Examples

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Harmful algae blooms _____.

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1. Which is NOT a negative effect of algae blooms?

2. Red tides are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you quickly assess your understanding of the harmful effects algae blooms have on an ecosystem. You will be quizzed on how the algae blooms become harmful in a nutrient rich environment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Algae blooms
  • Red tides
  • Photosynthesis

Skills Practiced

Test the following skills with the quiz and worksheet combo:

  • Making connections - use understanding of dissolved oxygen and what it means to the environment
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as algae blooms and red tide
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as nutrients and toxins

Additional Learning

To learn more about algae blooms, review the accompanying lesson called What Are Algae Blooms? Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understanding how algae blooms negatively influence photosynthesis
  • Identifying ways to prevent algae bloom toxins
  • Defining nutrient pollution
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