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Standard 4.L.5B.3

4.L.5B.3 Construct explanations for how structural adaptations (such as methods for defense, locomotion, obtaining resources, or camouflage) allow animals to survive in the environment.

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

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...
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.

Bird adaptations
Bird adaptations

Lesson

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