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Carrying Capacity

Carrying capacity can be defined as a species’ average population size in a particular habitat. The species population size is limited by environmental factors like adequate food, shelter, water, and mates. If these needs are not met, the population will decrease until the resource rebounds.

Explore carrying capacity with these curated classroom resources.

grades

5, 6, 7, 8

subjects

Biology, Ecology, Geography, Physical Geography

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