AQA new specification-Organisms in their environment-B16.2

Organisms in their environment lesson created in accordance to the NEW AQA Specification (9-1). Designed for a higher ability class, although content can be adjusted to suit any ability. Includes powerpoint timers, slide animations, embedded video’s and mini review. NB: If you are unable to play embedded videos please view slide notes for link.

AQA spec link: 4.7.1.2 + 4.7.1.3
Relevant chapter: B16 Adaptations, interdependence and competitions. AQA Biology combined edition textbook-Page 260-261
Students are required to know the following;
Students should be able to explain how a change in an abiotic factor would affect a given community given appropriate data or context. Abiotic (non-living) factors which can affect a community are: •• light intensity •• temperature •• moisture levels •• soil pH and mineral content •• wind intensity and direction •• carbon dioxide levels for plants •• oxygen levels for aquatic animals.
Students should be able to explain how a change in a biotic factor might affect a given community given appropriate data or context. Biotic (living) factors which can affect a community are: •• availability of food •• new predators arriving •• new pathogens •• one species outcompeting another so the numbers are no longer sufficient to breed.

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  • B16.2-Organisms-in-their-environment.pptx
  • WS-B16.2-factors.docx

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Created: Aug 10, 2018

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B16.2-Organisms-in-their-environment

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