Floods, fire, and people can change habitats for better and for worse.
Peek into the habitats of different kinds of animals to see how they meet their needs.
Students will understand that a habitat provides animals with food, water, and shelter; and it provides plants with sunlight and water.
Students will describe the different habitats and give examples of how plants and animals obtain the things they need to live from each type of environment.
Design a Habitat: Have each student think about the habitats that they have seen on the video and let them draw a habitat of their own. Encourage students to think about what kinds of plants and animals would live in the habitat they have chosen. If it is a cold habitat, what kind of covering will their animals have? How will plants grow in ...