Science Unit 2 Glossary Terms

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Science Unit 2 Glossary Terms
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GLOSSARY TERMS UNIT 2
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  1. Population
    All the individuals of a species that occupy a particular geographic area at a certain time

    eg. the population of Canada is currently 35.16 million people
  2. Exponential Growth
    Accelerating growth that produces a J shaped curve when the population is graphed against time 
  3. Limiting Factors
    A factor that limits the growth, distribution, or amount of a population in an ecosystem

    eg. the amount of competition, limits the perch population to grow
  4. Carrying Capacity
    The size of a population that can be supported indefinitely by the available resources and services of an ecosystem

    eg. the carrying capacity of the world is currently, over 6 billion

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