Biotic/Abiotic

Segment: 9. Natural Resource Systems, Standard: Apply scientific principles of an ecosystem. (Technical III.A.2)

Description

Biotic and abiotic factors are what make up ecosystems. Biotic factors are living things within an ecosystem; such as plants, animals, and bacteria, while abiotic are non-living components; such as water, soil and atmosphere. The way these components interact is critical in an ecosystem.

Resources

Teaching Methods

Brainstorming, Lecture Discussion, Paired or Small Group Discussion, Case Study, Field Trip, Resource People, Experiment

Tags: agriculture food and natural resources education, curriculum

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