Investigating Biodiversity

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The variety of living organisms in an area.

Habitat

The area inhabited by a species. It includes physical factors such as soil and temperature range and the living biotic factors like availability of food or presence of predators. The number of different habitats in the area. 

Species

A group of similar organisms able to reproduce to give fertile offspring. The number of different species and the abundance of each species in an area. 

Genetic

The variation of alleles within a species or a population of species 

Collecting data

  • Choose an area to sample at random to increase representativeness. 
  • Record number of

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