How Populations Survive  Chapter 5, Lesson 3        limiting factor       carrying capacity      endangered species       ...
limiting factor – anything thatcontrols the growth or survival ofa population                              predators      ...
carrying capacity – the maximumpopulation size that theresources in an area can support
endangered species – a speciesthat is in danger of becomingextinctClick here to enter the linkClick here to enter the link
extinct – a species that hasdied out completely      Click here to enter the link                                 Click he...
threatened species – a speciesthat may become endangered
urban growth – the movementfrom a rural (country) area to anurban (city) area
pollution – when theair, water, or soil is dirtied bychemicals and/or trash
strip mining – when people carvethe land to get rocks that arenear the surface
fertilizer – chemicals used tomake plants grow moreeffectively
agriculture – farming; cultivatingor growing plants for food or tomeet other needs and wants
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Chapter 5 Lesson 3 - How Populations Survive

  1. 1. How Populations Survive Chapter 5, Lesson 3 limiting factor carrying capacity endangered species extinct threatened species
  2. 2. limiting factor – anything thatcontrols the growth or survival ofa population predators predators camouflage food sources
  3. 3. carrying capacity – the maximumpopulation size that theresources in an area can support
  4. 4. endangered species – a speciesthat is in danger of becomingextinctClick here to enter the linkClick here to enter the link
  5. 5. extinct – a species that hasdied out completely Click here to enter the link Click here to enter the link
  6. 6. threatened species – a speciesthat may become endangered
  7. 7. urban growth – the movementfrom a rural (country) area to anurban (city) area
  8. 8. pollution – when theair, water, or soil is dirtied bychemicals and/or trash
  9. 9. strip mining – when people carvethe land to get rocks that arenear the surface
  10. 10. fertilizer – chemicals used tomake plants grow moreeffectively
  11. 11. agriculture – farming; cultivatingor growing plants for food or tomeet other needs and wants

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