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Standard 6.L.4B

6.L.4B The Animal Kingdom includes a diversity of organisms that have many characteristics in common. Classification of animals is based on structures that function in growth, reproduction, and survival. Animals have both structural and behavioral adap...

Grade(s): 6

Subject(s): Science

Year: 2014

Type
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...
Bottlenose Dolphin | What's Wild
Bottlenose Dolphin | What's Wild

Video

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

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...
Animal Defense, Movement, and Resource Obtainment
Animal Defense, Movement, and Resource Obtainment

Lesson

Students will learn that animals have special structures that enable them to survive in their natural environment. Students will watch videos and complete activities to learn the content. Students...

Characteristics of Living Things
Characteristics of Living Things

Lesson

Students will learn how organisms obtain and use resources for energy, respond to stimuli, reproduce, and grow and develop. The final assessment will be a project in which the students choose an...

Bird Survival Through Adaptations
Bird Survival Through Adaptations

Lesson

A series of historical illustrations by naturalist, Mark Catesby, will be used as a foundation for students to assess how adaptations contribute to a species ability to survive in a particular...