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Types of Biomes - Chapter Summary
Our professional instructors composed the lessons and assessments of this chapter to help individuals, like yourself, review what they know about the different types of biomes found on Earth. In addition to being taught by our expert instructors, these lessons are also mobile device compatible, so that you may have an effective and portable way to study the characteristics of:
- Desert biomes and tundra
- Tropical rainforests and coral reefs
- Savannas and temperate grasslands
- Coastlines and estuaries
- Taiga and other types of biomes
To reinforce your understanding of the material presented in these lessons, complete the lesson transcripts. Then, take the lesson quizzes to discover topics you don't understand. Improve your understanding of these topics by using the video tags from the quiz results to re-review the lessons that explained them, or use the teacher tabs of the lessons to ask our instructors for assistance.
1. Biomes: Desert, Tropical Rainforest, Savanna, Coral Reefs & More
Take a trip around the world and learn all about different biomes. Why can you only find certain plants and animals in specific places? What are the most fertile climates on Earth? Watch on to answer these and other questions.
2. Biomes: Tundra, Taiga, Temperate Grassland, and Coastlines
Take a trip with us in this lesson, starting in the Pacific Ocean, traveling across California through the Central Valley and up to the peaks of the Sierra Nevada mountains. We'll learn how oceans, elevation, and people can determine which types of biomes are found in different areas and check out the Earth's most massive and oldest organisms.
3. Estuaries Biome: Definition, Types & Climate
Estuaries are very special ecosystems, but just what is an estuary? Estuaries are both economically and environmentally important because they provide a unique home to many valuable marine organisms.
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