Use these Biology and Biomes videos entitled The Tundra, Grassland, Desert and Chaparral Biomes to study the characteristics and climatic conditions of the arctic tundra, temperate alpine, and tropical alpine regions of the tundra biome, and discuss plant and animal adaptations. Learn about the five locations of the chaparral biome and describe the climate of this biome. Discuss the plants found in the chaparral biome; explain the process of succession in the chaparral biome; and identify biological adaptations of plants in chaparral communities.
Learn about the taiga tundra transition zone, the boreal forest, and other biomes. Examine the tall-grass and short-grass prairies of North America, and discover the unique features of the plant and animal inhabitants there. Study the major types of deserts and tundra, including the Arctic tundra and its major subdivisions. Learn about the worldwide distribution of the chaparral biome, which includes shrubs and thorny bushes.