TEKS Covered: 112.16 (a) 1-4, (b) 1, 2BCD&F, 4, 7B&C, 8A, 9, 10
Equipment used: cameras (not provided), hand lenses, journals, adaptation box, calculator, hand lenses, metric ruler, thermometer
Vocabulary: organisms, species, inherited traits, learned behaviors, carbon dioxide/oxygen cycle, conservation, deltas, consumers, decomposers, food web, food chain
|1||What Eats Me?||Hike a trail and draw a food web showing the relationship between the organisms found on the hike.
|2||Aquatic Adaptations||Use the equipment given to investigate the pond system. Discover how this habitat allows for a diverse group of plants and animals to survive through specialized adaptations.|
|3||Quiet Sit||Take time to sit quietly and notice the interactions of the biotic and abiotic aspects of the environment.|
|4||Science Sleuthing||Don your Sherlock Holmes hat, take a hike and use your tools to fill out your sleuthing chart.|
|5||Plant Adaptations||Discover specialized adaptations that plants have for living in our salty soils.|
|6||Eating on the Run
||Observe different types of teeth and feet and think about the special features that help them survive in their environment.|
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