Ch 27: Biochemical Cycles

About This Chapter

Check out the video lessons in this chapter to refresh, and maybe improve, your understanding of biochemical cycles. Explore the water cycle as well as each component of the phosphorus, nitrogen and carbon cycles.

Biochemical Cycles - Chapter Summary

If you need a review of biochemical cycles, look no further than this chapter's video lessons. Our instructors break down the concept of biogeochemical cycling and guide you through some of the important cycles involving the elements nitrogen, carbon and phosphorus. You'll also examine each component of the water cycle from precipitation to evaporation. Once you've finished viewing the lessons, you should be able to:

  • List and describe the parts of the water cycle
  • Define biogeochemical cycling
  • Explain the phosphorus cycle
  • Describe the nitrogen cycle and acid rain development
  • Understand the carbon cycle

Our video lessons are typically less than 10 minutes long and are full of diagrams and other graphics to help you learn about biochemical cycles in a simplified way. Video tags allow you to go back and rewatch important concepts as needed. After you've studied the lessons, you can take our self-assessment quizzes to see how well you understand this science material.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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