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What is a biome?
Explain why there are three major types of each of the major biomes (deserts, grasslands, and forests).
Describe how climate and vegetation vary with latitude and elevation.
Describe how the three major types of deserts differ in their climate and vegetation.
Describe how the three major types of grasslands differ in their climate and vegetation
What are the three major types of forests? Describe how these three types differ in their climate and vegetation.
Why is biodiversity so high in tropical rain forests?
What important ecological roles do mountains play?
How do you think human activities have affected the world’s deserts, grasslands, forests, and mountains?
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