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1 Learning Target: Today I will assess the depth of my knowledge of succession and biomes, so that I can evaluate how to organize my >me in class. January 11, 2016 Warm- Up: Page 7 Illustrate primary succession over >me in 4 pictures. Below explain why succession is important.

2 Biomes of the World Pre- Assessment January 2016

3 Page 8 of your journal Write the >tle of each slide. Beneath each biome number 1-4 Write your best descrip>on using the adjec>ves provided or your own. Don t know? Put idk as an answer

4 Coniferous Forest Describe the moisture. (rainy, dry, moderature, dry season/wet season) Describe the temperature. (hot all year, cold all year, hot summer/cold winter, mild, etc.) Describe the vegeta>ons. (generalize) Describe the animals here. (anything you know)

5 Desert Describe the moisture. (rainy, dry, moderature, dry season/wet season) Describe the temperature. (hot all year, cold all year, hot summer/cold winter, mild, etc.) Describe the vegeta>ons. (generalize) Describe the animals here. (anything you know)

6 Tundra Describe the moisture. (rainy, dry, moderature, dry season/wet season) Describe the temperature. (hot all year, cold all year, hot summer/cold winter, mild, etc.) Describe the vegeta>ons. (generalize) Describe the animals here. (anything you know)

7 Rainforest Describe the moisture. (rainy, dry, moderature, dry season/wet season) Describe the temperature. (hot all year, cold all year, hot summer/cold winter, mild, etc.) Describe the vegeta>ons. (generalize) Describe the animals here. (anything you know)

8 Grasslands Describe the moisture. (rainy, dry, moderature, dry season/wet season) Describe the temperature. (hot all year, cold all year, hot summer/cold winter, mild, etc.) Describe the vegeta>ons. (generalize) Describe the animals here. (anything you know)

9 Deciduous Forests Describe the moisture. (rainy, dry, moderature, dry season/wet season) Describe the temperature. (hot all year, cold all year, hot summer/cold winter, mild, etc.) Describe the vegeta>ons. (generalize) Describe the animals here. (anything you know)

10 5 ques>ons Succession Quiz

11 1) Which of the following most likely represents ecological succession on a recently abandoned wheat farm? A) Grasses à flowering plants à shrubs à na>ve trees B) Na>ve trees à shrubs à flowering plants à grasses C) Shrubs à grasses à na>ve trees à flowering plants D) Flowering Plants à na>ve trees à shrubs à grasses

12 1) Which of the following most likely represents ecological succession on a recently abandoned wheat farm? A) Grasses à flowering plants à shrubs à na>ve trees B) Na>ve trees à shrubs à flowering plants à grasses C) Shrubs à grasses à na>ve trees à flowering plants D) Flowering Plants à na>ve trees à shrubs à grasses

13 2) A hurricane hits a coastal plain and destroys the habitat. Years late there is an appearance of small plants with rapidly spreading roots. This vegeta>on is an example of- A) A microhabitat B) Primary Succession C) Secondary Succession D) Biodiversity

14 3) Which statement describes the first step of ecological development in a lake ecosystem? A) Reed plants acract dragonflies and mayflies B) Frogs and snakes arrive ader emergent plants are established C) Climax trees such as ash and beech appear and eventually dominate the area D) Microscopic producers such as blue- green algae and phytoplankton live on the lake surface

15 4) Which statement best describes the role of decomposers during the primary succession process? A) They prevent rock from eroding B) They break down sand par>cles C) They provide food for the plants that wil grow D) They add organic macer to sand to form rich soil

16 5) What is the rela>onship between ecological succession and equilibrium in an ecosystem? A) Ecological succession helps maintain equoilibrium in an ecosystem B) Ecological succession prevents ecosystems from ever reaching equilibrium C) There is no rela>onship between ecological succession and equilibrium D) Ecological succession and equilibrium are the same thing

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