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Abiotic – Non-living

Non-living influences such as temperature, moisture, light, pollution etc.

The letter ‘A’ is often used as a prefix for words meaning non or not. So ‘A’biotic is not biotic (not living).

Abiotic is the non living influences on living things

The letter ‘A’ tied in a knot (not)of rope will help you remember. 

Examples

Pollution is an example of abiotic

Pollution from factories and vehicles is an example of abiotic (non-living) factors that can affect the lives of organisms.

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