Biogeographic Factors Affecting Community Diversity


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Which of these is NOT an example of a latitudinal gradient?

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1. Biogeography is the study of ______.

2. What is the island effect?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz to examine you knowledge of concepts related to biogeography. Specifics of this quiz/worksheet will cover concepts such as latitudinal gradient, biogeography, and the island effect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The aim with this practice is to test you on:

  • Examples of latitudinal gradient
  • Define biogeography
  • The direction life moves
  • The size of an area related to movement of species
  • Definition of the island effect

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the island effect and biogeography
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of latitudinal gradient
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biogeographic factor/community diversity lesson

Additional Learning

You'll be able to discover more about these concepts with the assistance of the accompanying video lesson, Biogeographic Factors Affecting Community Diversity. This lesson will cover:

  • Examples of biogeography
  • The concept of life moving to new habitats
  • Mechanics of the island effect