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Characteristics of __________
Population
______________ - number of individuals in a population.
Population size
Number of individuals in a particular area is the ____________
Population density
Population _______ - how organisms are arranged in an area
spacing
______ spaced - consistent distance between organisms.
evenly
________ spaced - individual location is independent of other individuals' locations.
randomly
_______ spacing - organisms group together (ex: wolf packs, ant colony, bird flocks)
clumbed
A biotic or abiotic factor that restricts the size of a population is called _________
limiting factor
___________ - the maximum population size that can live in an environment over time.
carrying capacity
__________ - the size a population could reach if no limiting factors stopped its growth.
Biotic potential
Cycles of matter - matter that makes up living organisms, such as water, carbon, and nitorgen, _______ through the environment
recycle
Processes of evaporation, condensation, and precipitation make up the __________
water cycle
Carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, sulfur, and other elements needed by living organisms move through Earth's ___________
biosphere
_____________: organisms that take in and use energy from the sun or some other source to produce food.
Producers.