Habitat And Niche

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Habitat And Niche

  1. 1. Your mouldiest guess! <ul><li>White bread with sugar water </li></ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Cold </li></ul><ul><li>White bread with tap water </li></ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Cold </li></ul><ul><li>White bread with salt water </li></ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Cold </li></ul><ul><li>Rye bread with sugar water </li></ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Dark </li></ul><ul><li>cold </li></ul><ul><li>Rye bread with tap water </li></ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Cold </li></ul><ul><li>Rye bread with salt water </li></ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul><ul><li>Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Cold </li></ul>
  2. 2. Name the component:
  3. 3. Habitat and Niche Ecosystems
  4. 4. Habitat <ul><li>A habitat is the home or location where an organism lives. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Habitat <ul><li>In a habitat, an organism must find </li></ul><ul><li>-food </li></ul><ul><li>-water </li></ul><ul><li>-shelter </li></ul><ul><li>-space </li></ul>
  6. 6. Habitat Size <ul><li>Habitats can be very small </li></ul><ul><li>A barnacle’s habitat is a tiny place on a rock, shell, boat, or even a whale. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Habitat Size <ul><li>Habitats can be very large. </li></ul><ul><li>Polar bears habitat covers the annual sea ice and they can be found 200 miles offshore. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Niche <ul><li>A niche is an organism’s role (job) in the ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>It includes what it eats, where it lives, and what it does. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is the niche of a beaver?
  10. 10. A beaver’s niche in the ecosystem includes: <ul><li>cutting down trees </li></ul><ul><li>building a dam to flood an area and make a pond </li></ul><ul><li>building a lodge to live in </li></ul><ul><li>raising a family of beavers </li></ul><ul><li>chewing bark and wood </li></ul>
  11. 11. Niche <ul><li>No two species can occupy the exact same niche, because no two species do the exact same thing. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Niche <ul><li>If they do, or try to, one will do it better and the other will have to change or become extinct. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Red-Tailed Hawk & Barred Owl Red-Tailed Hawk Barred Owl <ul><li>Birds of prey </li></ul><ul><li>Live in forests on the edge of fields </li></ul><ul><li>Eat mice and other rodents </li></ul><ul><li>Nest in trees </li></ul>

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