Carrying Capacity - The maximum number of individuals of a particular species an ecosystem can support.
What do you see in the graph to the right? What is it trying to communicate?
Abiotic Factors - Physical and chemical aspects of the environment that affect living organisms.
List some abiotic factors that could affect the organisms in this stream ecosystem. (Try for 10)
Biotic Factors - Living organisms that interact with each other in an ecosystem.
List some biotic factors that could affect the organisms in this stream ecosystem. (Try for 5)