This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
If you have any questions in using this SLM or any difficulty in answering the tasks in this module, do not hesitate to consult your teacher or facilitator.
Hi there! How are you? I hope you have a nice day. Are you aware that abiotic factors play an important role in maintaining the balance of our ecosystem and any changes in these factors may cause destruction in our environment?
In this module we will explore and understand together how important are these non-living components in our ecosystem and how they affect not just the plants and animals but as well as human beings.
Most Essential Learning Competency
Predict the effect of changes in abiotic factors on the ecosystem.
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. identify the abiotic factors in the ecosystem;
2. determine the effects of changes in abiotic factors on the ecosystem; and
3. give the importance of abiotic factors in maintaining the balance in the ecosystem.