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G. How Living Things Interact with Their Environment: 2. The student understands the consequences of using limited natural resources.: 3-5: The student...

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knows that all living things must compete for Earth's limited resources; organisms best adapted to compete for the available resources will be successful and pass their adaptations (traits) to their offspring.

Virtual Galapagos

This site takes students on a virtual journey through the Galapagos Islands.


This website uses visually expressive art to show students how simple organisms evolved into more complex organisms. The text is very informative. It also has an extensive art gallery of humorous drawings.

National Geographic Polymers They're Everywhere

This website describes how the use of plastics can help the recycling efforts, which will help protect the environment.

Salmon Homing Instincts

This activity allows the class to experience how salmon return to their home stream, after being in the open ocean for a long period of time. The children can participate using a variety of senses. It is an activity that can be easily adapted to any grade.

Activity: Galapagos Project for evolution

Provides reference entries for evolution at an appropriate grade level. good articles

Destination: Galapagos Islands

Adaptation of organisms to compete for available resources

Living things

A great biology resource that covers a wide range of topics from Cell Biology to Ecology.

The Earth Dog

How does Mother Nature feel about what we do to the environment? Follow Earth Dog on his adventure in book format!


Hydroponic lesson plans, frequently asked questions, pictures and hydroponics discussion forums.

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knows that the size of a population is dependent upon the available resources within its community.

Welcome to Recycle City

Games and fun activities help students understand how, and the importance of conserving our natural resources. The use of recycling and how to recycle are apparent while playing the games and go over the site program.

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understands that changes in the habitat of an organism may be beneficial or harmful.

Activity: Someone Who... (Earth Day Facts)

Rainforest Action Network: Kids Corner

This website contains a wealth of information and introduces the importance of the rainforest. It also relays to the student what is happening there, why, who is at fault and what can be done. One of the activities involves writing letters to Citibank, pursuading them not to loan money to banks that are endangering the rainforest.

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