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Standard 3.L.5A

3.L.5A The characteristics of an environment (including physical characteristics, temperature, availability of resources, or the kinds and numbers of organisms present) influence the diversity of organisms that live there. Organisms can survive only in...

Grade(s): 3

Subject(s): Science

Year: 2014

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Carrion Beetle | What's Wild
Carrion Beetle | What's Wild

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This edition of What's Wild is all about the American Carrion Beetle, one of the best bugs in the business when it comes to decomposition. We'll also be traveling to Clemson University, where...
Fox Squirrel | What's Wild
Fox Squirrel | What's Wild

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This episode of What's Wild observes some peculiar behaviors squirrel species have and the nutty ways they benefit the environment. To find North America's largest tree squirrel, we'll travel to one...
Webster's Salamander | What's Wild
Webster's Salamander | What's Wild

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In this episode of What's Wild, we're heading west to discover one of South Carolina's rarest amphibians. Found only in a few isolated areas, the Webster's Salamander is considered an endangered...
Marshland Crabs | What's Wild
Marshland Crabs | What's Wild

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We're exploring one of South Carolina's most productive and serene environments, the saltwater marsh. This rich and diverse ecosystem, brimming with marine species, has a dynamic rhythm that beats to...
Bottlenose Dolphin | What's Wild
Bottlenose Dolphin | What's Wild

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In this edition of What's Wild, we're traveling to one of South Carolina's barrier islands and observing rare feeding techniques of resident bottlenose dolphins ?. Also, we'll be taking a look at...
Red Cockaded Woodpecker | What's Wild
Red Cockaded Woodpecker | What's Wild

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In our first episode of What’s Wild, we’re traveling to the Sandhills and checking out the Red Cockaded Woodpecker! Let’s see how this threatened bird species adapts to life in this unique ecosystem...
Biodome
Biodome

Lesson

The students will be working together in teams to create biodomes. They will be adding plants, animals, and decomposers to their biodomes.

Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers
Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers

Lesson

The students will demonstrate an understanding of how the characteristics and changes of environments and habitats affect the diversity of organisms. They will be able to develop and use a food chain...