Succession

Succession

Ecological succession is the constant replacement of one community by another. Primary succession occurs in an area that has never before been colonized by plants and animals, while secondary succession occurs in an established area that was disturbed.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do ecological communities form in a new area or after a disaster?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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