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Standard 5.L.4A

5.L.4A Ecosystems are complex, interactive systems that include both the living components (biotic factors) and physical components (abiotic factors) of the environment. Ecosystems can be classified as either terrestrial (such as forests, wetlands, and...

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Science

Year: 2014



Students will use prior knowledge of abiotic and biotic factors in terrestrial ecosystems to explore estuaries and swamps. Students will research other ecosystems to gather enough information to...

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When the Museum of York County had a special exhibit on snakes, the Project Discovery crew visited the exhibit with naturalist Rudy Mancke of PBS’s NatureScene. There are many myths about snakes, most...