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Standard 4.L.5

4.L.5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of how the structural characteristics and traits of plants and animals allow them to survive, grow, and reproduce.

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Science

Year: 2014

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

Video

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...
Carnivorous Plants | What's Wild
Carnivorous Plants | What's Wild

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In this edition of What's Wild, we'll be taking a look at some native South Carolina plants with a big appetite! There are approximately thirty-one species of carnivorous plants throughout the state...
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...
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...
Can you find me?
Can you find me?

Lesson

Students will learn about how animals use camouflage as an adaptation by participating in an inquiry-based assignment.

Sensory Organs
Sensory Organs

Lesson

Students will be able to complete the lesson on their own through videos and individual research.

Polar Bear Adaptation
Polar Bear Adaptation

Lesson

Students will learn about animal adaptations by an inquiry project about polar bears.