Ecosystems, Lesson 2

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Ecosystems, Lesson 2

  1. 1. Ecosystems-Abiotic Factors
  2. 2. <ul><li>An ecosystem is the interaction between </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>An ecosystem is the interaction between biotic and abiotic factors </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Parts of an ecosystem that are living or were once living are called </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Parts of an ecosystem that are living or were once living are called biotic . </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Parts of an ecosystem that are non-living are called </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Parts of an ecosystem that are non-living are called abiotic . </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>How do these abiotic factors affect the biotic parts of an ecosystem? </li></ul>
  9. 9. SUN <ul><li>Warmth ( gives warmth to animals ) </li></ul><ul><li>Solar energy ( allows green plants to make food ) </li></ul><ul><li>Daylight ( triggers activity in many animals ) </li></ul><ul><li>Seasons ( signals changes in plants and animals such as flowers blooming or birds migrating ) </li></ul>
  10. 10. WATER <ul><li>All living things need water to live (plants & animals) </li></ul><ul><li>Water transports nutrients to other areas </li></ul><ul><li>Some organisms live in water </li></ul>
  11. 11. AIR <ul><li>Provides oxygen (O ₂) </li></ul><ul><li>Provides Carbon Dioxide (CO₂) </li></ul>
  12. 12. SOIL <ul><li>Soil contains nutrients for plants. </li></ul><ul><li>Plants grow in the soil. </li></ul><ul><li>Animals live in the soil. </li></ul>

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