Chapter 11 Vocabulary
1.Abiotic Factor-Are non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect living organisms and the functioning of ecosystem.
2.Biotic Factor-A living thing, as an animal or plant, thatinfluences or affects an ecosystem.
3.Ecosystem-A system, or a group of interconnected elements,formed by the interaction of a community oforganisms with their environment.
4.Habitat - The place where a person or thing is usually is found.
5.Organism- A form of life composed of mutuallyinterdependent parts that maintain various vitalprocesses.
6.Population - All the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country.
7.Community- A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.
8.classification - The action or process of classifying something according to shared qualities or characteristics.
9.Taxonomy - The branch of science concerned with classification, especially of organisms; systematics.