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Ch 23: NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Plants, Biomes & Genetics

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Prepare for questions on Subtest II of the NMTA Elementary Education exam by going through this chapter. It focuses on plants, biomes and genetics, and it makes the preparation process unique and stimulating.

NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Plants, Biomes & Genetics - Chapter Summary

As you review the content in the video lessons, you will understand what types of questions are on the actual NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II. Some lesson topics included in this chapter are:

  • Parts of a plant
  • Vascular and nonvascular plants
  • Taxonomy
  • Angiosperms
  • Freshwater biomes
  • Open ocean biome
  • Terrestrial ecosystem
  • Alleles and their properties

Gain valuable insights about the environment by watching the video lessons in this chapter. They are designed to speed up the study process, and they contain video tags that let you easily navigate to certain parts of a lesson. As you work through this chapter, keep track of your progress by using the dashboard.

9 Lessons in Chapter 23: NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Plants, Biomes & Genetics
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What are the Parts of a Plant?

1. What are the Parts of a Plant?

Ever look at a plant and wonder what each specific part is? A plant has two basic plant parts: the shoot and root systems. In this lesson, you'll learn and be able to identify each individual plant part within the shoot and root systems.

Nonvascular Plants: Examples, Definition & Characteristics

2. Nonvascular Plants: Examples, Definition & Characteristics

This lesson will explore the world of a small and simple type of plant known as a nonvascular plant. We'll also discuss types of nonvascular plants and their importance in the environment.

Vascular Plants: Examples, Types & Characteristics

3. Vascular Plants: Examples, Types & Characteristics

This lesson will explore the characteristics of a large group of plants known as vascular plants. The lesson will also focus on the different types of vascular plants and unique examples.

Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things

4. Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things

The name you give to a living thing may be completely different than the name someone else uses. In science, we use a common naming system for all living things to avoid confusion. This lesson will explore the basics of our classification system.

Angiosperms: Characteristics, Definition & Examples

5. Angiosperms: Characteristics, Definition & Examples

Flowering plants are also known as angiosperms. In this lesson, we will explore this vast group of plants to learn what sets them apart from other types of plants and how they survive.

Freshwater Biomes: Climate, Locations, Plants & Animals

6. 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.

Open Ocean Biome: Plants, Animals, Climate & Definition

7. Open Ocean Biome: Plants, Animals, Climate & Definition

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our planet is covered by the oceans. It should be no surprise that the open ocean biome is the largest biome on Earth. In this lesson, we will investigate the properties and inhabitants of the open ocean biome.

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

8. 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.

Properties of Alleles

9. Properties of Alleles

What is a dominant phenotype and how will it affect Adrian's flying hamster research? Tune in as he studies homozygous and heterozygous genotypes and the phenotypes they produce.

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