G2 Ecosystems & Biomes
Essential Biology: G2 Ecosystems and Biomes
Biomes of the world animation, from McGraw Hill
Terrestrial biomes animation, from Freeman LifeWire
Primary succession on a glacial moraine, from Freeman LifeWire
Forest succession, from Wiley
Forest succession, from Ecoplexity
Collection of succession animations, from Nodvin Environmental Science
Do succession and disturbance explain why we live in dangerous places?
Basic pyramids, from Harcourt Schools
Here’s a short TED Talk from Graham Hill of Trehugger.com on why he’s a weekday vegetarian. When you watch it, think about how it related to issues of energy flow and the land needed to produce for a meat-eating diet.
Key words: biome, biosphere, climograph, climate, precipitation, primary succession, secondary succession, biomass, gross, net, production, energy, trophic levels, pyramid of energy