AQA B1.4 Adaptation and Competition

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Adaptation
A characteristic that helps an organism to survive.
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Extremophile
An organism that is adapted to live in seriously extreme conditions.
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Living Indicators
Organisms that are very sensitive to changes in the environment. These can be studied to see the effect of environmental change. They can be used to monitor pollution - eg. lichen and mayfly larvae.
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Non-living Indicator
Something that can be measured to check for environmental change. Eg. Temperature
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Competition
The process by which living organisms compete with each other for limited resources, eg. food, light, water, mates.
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Habitat
Place where an organism lives.
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An organism that is adapted to live in seriously extreme conditions.

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Extremophile

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Organisms that are very sensitive to changes in the environment. These can be studied to see the effect of environmental change. They can be used to monitor pollution - eg. lichen and mayfly larvae.

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Something that can be measured to check for environmental change. Eg. Temperature

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The process by which living organisms compete with each other for limited resources, eg. food, light, water, mates.

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