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Three Types of Ecological Pyramids: Number, Biomass, & Energy

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What is a number pyramid?

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1. What is the 10% rule?

2. What is a biomass pyramid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ecological pyramids offer a means of organization of the organisms residing in a biome. Use this quiz and worksheet to see what you know about the three ecological pyramids discussed in this lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions will focus on:

  • The 10% rule
  • Number pyramid
  • Energy pyramid

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the ecological pyramids
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding the type of pyramid that would be used to depict organism population in the trophic levels in Death Valley National Park in Nevada
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding biomass pyramids

Additional Learning

Increase your knowledge of the ecological pyramids by reviewing the lesson titled Three Types of Ecological Pyramids: Number, Biomass, & Energy. Objectives covered include:

  • Review the composition of tropic levels
  • Understand how tropic levels can be organized
  • Know the different types of consumers found in an ecological pyramid
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