Everything is connected!. Studying the Web of Life. Abiotic Factors. Any nonliving thing is an abiotic factor . Write at least 4 examples 1. oxygen 2. carbon dioxide 3. sunlight, temperature 4. wind 5. water 6. sand 7. rocks 8. soil. Oxygen. Carbon Dioxide. Sunlight/temperature.
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Studying the Web of Life.
A biotic factor is any living component that affects another organism, including animals that consume the organism in question, and the living food that the organism consumes. Each biotic factor needs energy to do work and food for proper growth. Biotic factors include human influence.
Biotic components usually include:
A population is a group of individuals of the same species in the same area. For example, all the alligators in the same river make a population. The whole population uses the same area for food and shelter.
A community is made up of all the different populations that live and interact in the same area. The different populations in a community depend on each other. For
example, alligators eat other animals, including fish .Alligators create water-filled holes where fish and other organisms in the river can live during dry seasons.
A river, for example, can provide water for river plants and many animals, and shelter for water insects. It can provide nutrients for plants, as well as food for fish and alligators.
7. What word describes the mammals, fish, birds, and plants that live in an environment?
a. abiotic c. the biosphere
b. the population d .biotic
8. A community is several species of animals interacting, while a population is
a. members of one species in an area.
b. the biotic and abiotic elements of an area.
c. the nonliving elements of a habitat.
d. a single organism.
a. organism, population, biosphere, ecosystem, community.
b. organism, population, biotic elements, abiotic elements, community.
c. organism, population, community, ecosystem, biosphere.
d. organism, population, biosphere, abiotic elements, ecology.
10. Which of the following is abiotic?
a. gar c. grass
b. an alligator d. water