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Forest Habitats

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Video: Forest Habitats

Visit deciduous and evergreen forests to see the plants and animals that make this ecosystem their home. Discover how living things change over time and adapt to their surroundings. Learn that living things depend upon their environment and upon each other to survive.

Student Application

Visit deciduous and evergreen forests to see the plants and animals that make this ecosystem their home.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that a habitat is a place where animals and plants live. Also, realize that a habitat provides food, water, and shelter for animals, as well as water, soil, and sunlight for plants.
  2. Students will know that a forest is a large area that contains many trees and plants; sometimes forests are called woodlan...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Anticipatory Set: Bring in enough green fall leaves (if possible) and evergreen needles in a bag for the class. Each child picks one leaf to touch, smell, and observe. Ask: What is special about the leaf? What color is it? What color would it be in the season opposit...

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Introduction
What Is A Forest
The Three Types Of Forest
Animals In The Forest
Animal And Plants
Layers Of The Forest
Conclusion
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Forest Habitats
Forest Habitats