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What is a habitat?
a place where animals live
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what is a population?
all the members of a single species that live in a habitat
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what is a community?
all the populations of different organisms living together in a habitat
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what is an ecosystem?
a community of animals, plants and micro-organisms, together with the habitat where they live
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what are quadrats used for?
to estimate population sizes
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what do you do with the quadrat
1m quadrat on ground (random) count all organisms in the quadrat, multiply the number of organisms by the total area
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what is a population?

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all the members of a single species that live in a habitat

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what is a community?

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what is an ecosystem?

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what are quadrats used for?

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