LS2C - Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning & Resilience

Next Generation Science Standards Life Science Disciplinary Core Idea 2C:  Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning & Resilience

In this video Paul Andersen explains how ecosystems respond to disruptions. Disruptions can cause changes in the number and variety of organisms. It can also lead to migration, extinction or even speciation. Ecosystems that have a higher biodiversity are able to respond to large disruptions over time.