HABITATS AND NICHES. Aim: What are habitats and niChes ?. Habitat:. The area or natural environment in which an organism or population normally lives. humans. animals. living species. plants. A habitat is made of the following:. physical environment. biotic environment.
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Aim: What are habitats and niChes?
The area or natural environment in which an organism or population normally lives.
availability of food
presence of predators
In a habitat, an organism must find…
UNDER THE SEA
A habitat can be very large or very small. A polar bear’s habitat covers the annual sea ice (vast area of land) and they can be found 200 miles offshore. A barnacle’s habitat can be found on a simple rock, shell or whale.
The term microhabitat is often used to describe small-scale physical requirements of a particular organism or population.
Log rotting in a forest
can be defined as the range of environmental conditions in which each of the species survives.
can be termed as the range of environmental conditions in which a species is really found.
naturally live in forests and eats insects, fruits, and other small creatures
An encroachment by humans changes their habitat to an urban environment and they start to live off of our trash and other waste