Ch 33: Trophic Levels & Biomass Energy

About This Chapter

This overview of trophic levels and biomass energy covers key topics such as food chains and energy pyramids. These engaging video lessons are great for completing a homework assignment or preparing for a test.

Trophic Levels & Biomass Energy - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter provide an overview of trophic levels and biomass energy. In these lessons, you'll find a discussion of the energy flow through food chains, ecological communities, energy transfer in ecosystems, and much more. After completing the chapter, you should be prepared to:

  • Define the food chain and provide examples of different food chains
  • Explain biomass and the methods used to determine it
  • Diagram the flow of metabolic energy using an energy pyramid
  • Discuss biomass transfer between different trophic levels and the impact on species

These lessons are brief and engaging, which helps you to easily understand the information presented. Each lesson is accompanied by a brief multiple-choice quiz to test your knowledge. You can also use the more extensive chapter exam to test your understanding of chapter topics as a whole. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our instructors.

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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