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Limiting Factors Integrated Science Guided Notes Powerpoint Slides Fill in the blanks as we discuss these notes during class
Changes in a ________________ size are determined by immigration, births, emigration, and deaths. Four factors affecting size –immigration –_________ –___________ –deaths The size of a population is always changing
Population growth is based on available ________ ________________growth is a rapid population increase due to an abundance of resources.
____________________ is due to a population facing limited resources Logistic vs Exponential GrowthLogistic vs Exponential Growth Funny BunniesFunny Bunnies
Carrying capacity is the _____________number of individuals in a population that the environment can support.
Predator Prey Relationship The predators keep the prey population under control and the size of the population of prey _________ the amount of predators an ecosystem can support.
Ecosystems Have Living and Nonliving Components Abiotic –Water –Air –Nutrients –Rocks –Heat –Solar energy –pH Biotic –Living (or once living) –Interactions Competition Predator – prey Symbiosis
Major Biotic and Abiotic Components of an Ecosystem
Span worm Bombardier beetle Viceroy butterfly mimics monarch butterfly Foul-tasting monarch butterfly Poison dart frog When touched, the snake caterpillar changes shape to look like the head of a snake Some ways prey species avoid their prey Wandering leaf insect Hind wings of moth resemble eyes of a much larger animal