ECOLOGY THINKING MAPS 1. BIOTIC FACTORS AND ABIOTIC FACTORS Name of Biome: _____________________ BIOTIC FACTORS ABIOTIC FACTORS Biotic Factors (biome) 2. ECOSYSTEMS & HABITATS ___________________________________________ ECOSYSTEM ECOSYSTEM Choose one plant and one animal from your biotic list and fill in the tree map by describing the adaptations, features, and behaviors that help that organism survive in its ecosystem. 3. LEVELS OF ECOLOGICAL ORGANIZATION (partners) Directions: Flow Map Box 1: Fill in the Genus and the species name of the organisms that you chose. Box 2: Describe reproduction strategy of your population and season. Box 3: Describe other species that live in the ecosystem of your organism. Describe those species that compete or interact with your organism (eg. Use terms like predator, prey, mimic, camouflage, commensalism, mutualism and parasitism) Box4: Describe what unique features your ecosystem has compared to other similar ecosystems around the world. (List 3 factors) 1. Organism 2. Population 3.Community 4. Ecosystem 1. Organism 2. 3. 4. 1. Organism 2. 3. 4. 1. Organism 2. 3. 4.