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G. How Living Things Interact with Their Environment: 1. The student understands the competitive, interdependent, cyclic nature of living things in the environment.: 3-5: The student...

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knows ways that plants, animals, and protists interact.

Activity: Tiger Fun

Activity: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Activity: Going Batty

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knows that living things compete in a climatic region with other living things and that structural adaptations make them fit for an environment.

Activity: Animal Survival Needs

Zoom Dinosaurs

Pictures, activities, and information about dinosaurs.

Florida Everglades

This web site includes information about the different kinds of habitats and zonations of wetlands. There are photos of habitats, plants, and animals especially wading birds.

Discovering Florida Scrub

A guide to exploring science in a native ecosystem. Environmental education activities for 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. This 172 page curriculum is designed to give teachers and students a deeper understanding of science and the practice of science and a greater appreciation for the Florida Scrub. All activities are correlated to the Sunshine State Standards. The curriculum consists of units complete with objectives, background information, student activities and teacher instructions.

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knows that green plants use carbon dioxide, water, and sunlight energy to turn minerals and nutrients into food for growth, maintenance, and reproduction.

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knows that some organisms decompose dead plants and animals into simple minerals and nutrients for use by living things and thereby recycle matter.

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knows that animals eat plants or other animals to acquire the energy they need for survival.

Animals of the World Picture Game

Students are given a puzzle and several clues, such as Habitat, Diet, etc., to help them solve a picture puzzle. They can read each clue, then are given one piece of the puzzle. They can enter their guess to solve the puzzle at any point, and are given the correct answer at that time. It's a neat little game.

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knows that organisms are growing, dying, and decaying and that new organisms are being produced from the materials of dead organisms.

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knows that variations in light, water, temperature, and soil content are largely responsible for the existence of different kinds of organisms and population densities in an ecosystem.

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