Learn about the wild plants and animals that live near you, and how they share their home. Then, compare your local flora and fauna to those from a different part of Wyoming.
Why do plants and animals live where they do?
At the end of this unit, students will be able to:
Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.
LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Plants depend on water and light to grow (2-LS2-1).
Plants depend on animals for pollination or to move their seeds around (2-LS2-2).
LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans
There are many different kinds of living things in any area, and they exist in different places on land or in water.
SC4.1.3: Organisms and their Environments
Students show connections between living things, their basic needs and their environments.
Lesson Plan by Dorothy Tuthill
Graphics by Vittrio Capitan