View all Standards

Standard 4.L.5B

4.L.5B Plants and animals have physical characteristics that allow them to receive information from the environment. Structural adaptations within groups of plants and animals allow them to better survive and reproduce.

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Science

Year: 2014

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

Video

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

Video

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...
Red Cockaded Woodpecker | What's Wild
Red Cockaded Woodpecker | What's Wild

Video

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.

Bird adaptations
Bird adaptations

Lesson

Students will engage in a project-based learning lesson to discover how beak adaptations affect what birds eat.