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Taiga Biome: Environmental Issues & Threats Video

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You want to start a paper recycling campaign at your school to help preserve the environment of the taiga. Which of the following best describes why this would help save the taiga?

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1. Since you've moved lately, you're thinking of switching electrical providers. Which of the following would be the best choice if you also would like to help protect the taiga at the same time?

2. Which of the following describes how urbanization is threatening the taiga?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The taiga refers to the massive coniferous forests spread across the upper latitudes of North America and Europe. You will be tested on the way in which the taiga is affected by global warming, urbanization and energy initiatives.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz requires you to:

  • Remember how a recycling campaign could help save the taiga
  • Point out the best choice for protecting the taiga when switching electrical providers
  • Understand how urbanization threatens the taiga

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to describe an effect of global warming on the taiga
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a solution to illegal logging in the taiga and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull the most important information from the lesson about the threat of urbanization on the taiga

Additional Learning

To find out more about this topic, read the lesson titled Taiga Biome: Environmental Issues & Threats. This lesson discusses:

  • The meaning of the term 'deforestation'
  • The definition of the term 'clear cutting'
  • Habitat fragmentation
  • Muskeg
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