Ch 14: Types of Ecosystems: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Types of Ecosystems chapter of this Middle School Life Science Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the different types of ecosystems. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving the types of ecosystems required in a typical middle school life science course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other life science work.
  • Identify the ecosystems concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our Middle School Life Science Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the different types of ecosystems and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding biomes, ecological succession, primary productivity or any other ecosystems topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their science learning
  • Prefer learning about science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their types of ecosystems unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in middle school life science
  • Don't have access to their science teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about the different types of ecosystems simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live science tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about types of ecosystems on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the features of different types of biomes
  • Learn about the locations of coast lines, taiga, tundras and temperate grasslands
  • Define primary productivity and identify biomes with large levels of it
  • Discuss the process of ecological succession
  • Study the changes in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems

5 Lessons in Chapter 14: Types of Ecosystems: Tutoring Solution
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Biomes: Desert, Tropical Rainforest, Savanna, Coral Reefs & More

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.

Biomes: Tundra, Taiga, Temperate Grassland, and Coastlines

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.

Primary Productivity of Biomes

3. Primary Productivity of Biomes

Imagine a desert, a rainforest, and a lake. All of these areas are similar in that there are plants growing in them. These areas all vary because the amount of plant production is different based on the type of habitat. This lesson will explore the concept of primary productivity and how it varies by biomes. It will also discuss the most productive biomes and the biomes that produce the least biomass.

Ecological Succession: From Pioneer to Climax Communities

4. Ecological Succession: From Pioneer to Climax Communities

Just as people grow and change so, too, do ecosystems. Watch this lesson to learn about ecological succession from the beginning stages of development to a community's ultimate destination, or climax.

Succession in Freshwater and Terrestrial Ecosystems

5. Succession in Freshwater and Terrestrial Ecosystems

The world's many freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems are constantly changing. This lesson will discuss how these ecosystems change over time and how they recover after disturbances occur.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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