Monday, 8 June 2015

ECOSYSTEMS VOCABULARY

Here you have some definitions of words related to this last topic of the school year. I hope they help you to clear things up!
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environment  
all the conditions that surround any living organism - both the other living things and the non-living things or physical surroundings
habitat
a place where plants and animals live eg. a pond
population
all the members of a single species that live in a habitat eg. squirrels
community of
living things
all the populations of different organisms living together in a habitat

ecosystem
a community of animals, plants and micro-organisms, together with the habitat where they live

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