Science Project Secondary Succession

Updated: 4/16/2020
Science Project Secondary Succession

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  • Disturbance
  • Aftermath
  • Pioneer Species
  • At the start of secondary succession, there is a disturbance in nature like a volcanic eruption.
  • Intermediate Species
  • After the disturbance ends, everything is wiped out. But in secondary succession, the soil is all that remains.
  • Intermediate Species
  • Next, small pioneer plants and shrubs begin to grow with rain and leftover soil.
  • Climax Community
  • The nutrients given by the pioneer plants make it capable for other small bushes and animals to live.
  • Now, trees will slowly begin to grow. Animals and more insects begin to appear.
  • The final step to the secondary succession is when plants and trees are fully-grown. New animals have moved to the area and developed homes for themselves.