Ecosystems Definitions

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Define the term 'ecosystem'
These are areas where organisms interact with each other and their physical environment.
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Define the term 'abiotic factor'
A non living component that can affect the ecosystem e.g. light intensity
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Define the term 'biotic factor'
A living component that can affect the ecosystem e.g. predator
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Define the term 'population'
is all of the organisms of one species that live in the same place at the same time, and that breed together
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Define the term 'species'
The biological species concept is a group of similar organisms that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring.
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Define the term 'community'
is all the populations of different species that are in the same place at the same time, and can interact with each other.
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Define the term 'habitat'
The place where an organism or population of organisms live.
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