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Ch 25: FTCE Biology: Components of Florida's Ecosystems

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Prepare for the FTCE Biology exam as you review the components of Florida's ecosystems. The video lessons in this chapter can help you study various marine systems and organisms, and the self-assessment quizzes will make sure you are prepared.

FTCE Biology: Components of Florida's Ecosystems - Chapter Summary

This chapter has lessons on all the components of Florida's ecosystems, including the climate, location, plants and animals in freshwater biomes, types of marine organisms, and more. The instructors also cover management of marine resources and the characteristics of an estuary. By the end of this chapter, you should be ready to answers questions on the FCTE Biology exam related to:

  • Identifying the characteristics of marine resources
  • Defining and giving examples of an estuary
  • Explaining a terrestrial ecosystem and listing its types
  • Discussing how Florida's ecosystems are affected by human activities and natural factors

Each lesson in this chapter is prepared by an experienced instructor and is designed to help you prepare for the FTCE Biology exam. The lessons are short and you can work through them one at a time or all at once. Utilize the lesson transcripts and quizzes for more ways to study.

6 Lessons in Chapter 25: FTCE Biology: Components of Florida's Ecosystems
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Freshwater Biomes: Climate, Locations, Plants & Animals

1. Freshwater Biomes: Climate, Locations, Plants & Animals

Freshwater biomes are very important to life on Earth. They are home to many different species and provide a lot of resources. In this lesson, we will go over what a freshwater biome is, where they are located, and the different plants and animals that inhabit them.

Types of Marine Organisms

2. Types of Marine Organisms

Many marine organisms thrive under the surface of the ocean. Learn about the biodiversity of the oceans, from the microscopic plankton to the enormous whales, and how these organisms adapt to their oceanic environment.

Marine Resources: Characteristics, Formation & Management

3. Marine Resources: Characteristics, Formation & Management

What are marine resources? Learn about the characteristics, how they form, and some of the best ways we can manage them for future generations. Take a quiz to test your knowledge.

Estuary: Definition, Facts, Characteristics & Examples

4. Estuary: Definition, Facts, Characteristics & Examples

Have you ever gone swimming, kayaking, or exploring in a marshy coastal area? If so, you were enjoying the natural beauty of an estuary, a place where rivers meet large bodies of water. These unique ecosystems are important, but also under threat.

What is a Terrestrial Ecosystem? - Definition, Examples & Types

5. What is a Terrestrial Ecosystem? - Definition, Examples & Types

There are a variety of different ecosystems all over the world. In this lesson, we will examine terrestrial ecosystems. This will allow us to gain an understanding of the living and non-living factors that makeup these dynamic ecosystems.

How Human Activities & Natural Factors Affect Florida's Ecosystems

6. How Human Activities & Natural Factors Affect Florida's Ecosystems

With nearly 20 million residents and millions of other visitors, Florida's human population leaves a massive impact on its environment. Sinkholes, swamps, citrus farming, and phosphate mining only further the effects.

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