Homework Describe how the following abiotic parts of an ecosystem are important for your survival. air, water, sun, soil, temperature, and climate (long term weather pattern)
Key Terms Ecosystem Habitat Biotic factor Abiotic factor Photosynthesis Species Population Community ecology Population density Estimate Birth rate Death rate Immigration Emigration Limiting factor Carrying capacity
Limiting Factors Food Space Weather Conditions Carrying capacity is the largest population that an environment can support.
Limiting Factors Are environmental factors that prevents a population from increasing.
Key Ideas An organism’s habitat provides food, water, shelter, and other things the organism needs to live, grow, and reproduce. An ecosystem includes both biotic and abiotic factors. Ecologists study how the biotic and abiotic factors interact within an ecosystem.