To identify abiotic and biotic elements in the environment and understand how they interact.
Viewers will learn that environments are made up of biotic (living) and abiotic (nonliving) elements. Biotic factors interact with both abiotic and other biotic elements in order to meet their basic needs.
Think to yourself. How do the living things in this picture depend on the nonliving things to survive and meet their basic needs? How do these living things depend on other living things to survive?
Now watch the video below and consider the interactions between the elements in this forest ecosystem.
Abiotic and biotic factors in the environment.