B1.4 - Interdependence and Adaptation

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GCSE GCSE Biology Mind Map on B1.4 - Interdependence and Adaptation, created by dramaqueen72 on 03/15/2014.

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B1.4 - Interdependence and Adaptation
1 Plants
1.1 Plants spread their leaves for photosynthesis
1.1.1 Plants absorb nutrients from the ground Plants absorb water from their roots
2 Animals
2.1 Animals need space to breed/compete for a mate and to hunt in
2.1.1 Carnivores compete for prey whereas herbivores compete for vegetation Animals need water to survive
3 Population
3.1 The amount of a species living in an area
4 Adaptations
4.1 Special features/behaviour an organism has to help it survive in its enviroment
4.2 Some plants developed thorns to stop animals eating them
4.2.1 Some organisms develop poisins/warning colours to deter prey
5 Extremophiles
5.1 Organisms adapted to live in areas with a high salt concentration/high pressure and temperature
6 Animal Adaptation
6.1 Changes to surface area
6.2 Thickness of insulating coat
6.3 Amount of body fat
6.4 Camouflage
7 Polar Bear
7.1 Nostrils that close underwater
7.1.1 Webbed feet to aid swimming Wide paws to grip the ice White fur for camouflage Thick layer of fat under skin for warmth
8 Camel
8.1 Long Eyelashes to keep out sand
8.1.1 Nostrils that close to keep out sand Wide feet to prevent sinking in sand Hump stores fat for energy Thick lips to eat prickly desert plants
9 Cacti
9.1 Needles instead of leaves to reduce surface area avalable for water loss
9.1.1 Extensive root system to take in water Thick stem to store water

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