How do populations change?

What do you believe are the factors that limit the personal growth and success of an IB student?  What could those limiting factors be?  Can you think of any examples of “carrying capacity” here at the East Campus?

Class presentation – 2.6 Population Growth (Student)

Using the images below, attempt to write your own definition of carrying capacity (K).

Can you explain the analogy?

What specific factors determine how many strangler fig trees can live in a particular tropical rainforest ecosystem?

strangler fig

How many is too many? How do you know when there are too many strangler figs?

 

What are the differences between r-select species like the macaranga and a K-select species like the orangutan?

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