Ecosystems and their residents appear to stay the same, but are actually undergoing very gradual, although sometimes dramatic changes over time.


  • Notes


  • Workbook p40-43

Things you should know after today:

  • What are natural selection and adaptive radiation? How are they related?
  • What is an ecological niche
  • What is meant by "mature or climax community"
  • What are examples of a pioneer species?  What is the role of a pioneer species during primary succession?
  • What is the difference between primary and secondary succession?
  • What kinds of events can lead to primary succession vs secondary succession?
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