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