Presentation on theme: "Aim: How do ecologists organize organisms & their environment?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Aim: How do ecologists organize organisms & their environment? Do Now:Where do you live? How would you describe your living environment?List important conditions, necessary for life to exist in a certain area.
2 EcologyThe study of how organisms interact with other living organisms & non-living things that surround them in their environmentBiotic Factors: living thingsExamples include geese, frogs, fishAbiotic Factors: Non-living thingsExamples include water, oxygen, sunlight, temperature, minerals
3 Environment Everything that surrounds an organism Mostly physical surroundings