An Introduction ECOSYSTEMS
<ul><li>Ecosystem  comes from the Greek word  oikos  which means home and  systema  or system. </li></ul>
Ecosystems are made up of both  living  and  non-living  things
. <ul><li>Parts of an ecosystem that are living or were once living are called  biotic . </li></ul>
<ul><li>Parts of an ecosystem that are  non-living  are called  abiotic .  </li></ul>
<ul><li>An ecosystem is the interaction between these living (biotic) and non-living (abiotic) factors.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>There are ecosystems everywhere…big and small </li></ul>
Biotic? Abiotic?
Biotic? Abiotic?
Biotic? Abiotic?
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Ecosystems, Lesson 1

  1. 1. An Introduction ECOSYSTEMS
  2. 2. <ul><li>Ecosystem comes from the Greek word oikos which means home and systema or system. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ecosystems are made up of both living and non-living things
  4. 4. . <ul><li>Parts of an ecosystem that are living or were once living are called biotic . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Parts of an ecosystem that are non-living are called abiotic . </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>An ecosystem is the interaction between these living (biotic) and non-living (abiotic) factors. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>There are ecosystems everywhere…big and small </li></ul>
  8. 8. Biotic? Abiotic?
  9. 9. Biotic? Abiotic?
  10. 10. Biotic? Abiotic?
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