What Is Secondary Succession? - Definition, Examples & Stages


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What is secondary succession?

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1. Where is secondary succession most obvious?

2. What is the result of the process of secondary succession?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assets will guide you by asking you questions on the definition of secondary succession, where secondary succession is most evident, and the length and necessity of the process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More precisely, you will be examined on:

  • Your definition of secondary succession
  • Places in which secondary succession is most obvious
  • The result of secondary succession
  • The length of secondary succession in a North American forest
  • Examples of when secondary succession is necessary

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about ecosystems on Earth in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on secondary succession
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding life on Earth

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about secondary succession, take a look at the accompanying lesson called, What Is Secondary Succession? - Definition, Examples & Stages. With the use of this lesson, you will be taught more about:

  • What makes it secondary
  • How does secondary succession occur
  • Primary succession
  • Homeostatic ecosystems