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1 Symbiotic Relationships Created By Mr. Balli

2 Learning Objective What is symbiosis or a symbiotic relationship? What are the 3 different kinds of symbiosis? Identify Examples

3 Symbiosis Video

4 What is symbiosis? What it means: Two organisms that live together Temporarily or for a longer time At least one of the organisms benefits from the relationship Literal definition: the act of living together

5 What are the different kinds of symbiosis? ParasitismMutualism Commensalism both organisms benefit one organism benefits one organism is unaffected one organism is harmed

6 Helping each other!

7 Parasitism: one benefits, one is harmed Example 1: Acacia plant with ant galls Ants lay eggs on acacia tree Acacia covers the infected area with brown flesh (gall)

8 Mutualism: both benefit Example 2: Moray Eel with Cleaner Fish Moray Eel gets a clean mouth Cleaner Fish gets a meal

9 Commensalism: one benefits, one is unaffected Example 3: Cattle with cattle egrets Cattle stir up insects as they eat grass Egrets hang around and eat insects

10 Commensalism: one benefits, one is unaffected Example 4: Clown fish with anemone Clown fish gets protection Anemone is unaffected

11 Mutualism: both benefit Example 5: Antelope with Oxbird Antelope gets rid of parasites Oxbird gets a meal

12 Parasitism: one benefits, one is harmed Example 6: Taenia worm in human eye Worm infects human blood stream Human may go blind

13 What is Symbiosis? Two organisms that live together and at least one organism benefits from the relationship.

14 What are the 3 different kinds of symbiosis? Mutualism – Both organisms benefit Commensalism – One benefits and the other is unaffected Parasitism – One benefits and the other is harmed


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