Limiting Factors To Population Growth

Limiting Factors To Population Growth

Limiting factors, or things in the environment that can lower the population growth rate, include low food supply and lack of space. When organisms face limiting factors, they show logistic type of growth (S-curve).

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What factors limit the growth of a population?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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