Don't Koala Me! I'll Koala You!

Students will learn about the physical characteristics and diet of the koala. Students will gain an awareness of the links between conserving an animal and a habitat.

State Standards

Life Science

Earth's Livng History: Changes in an organism's environment are sometimes beneficial to its survival and sometimes harmful

Interactions within Ecosystems: Organisms perform a variety of roles in an ecosystem

National Standards include-

Grades K-4

Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Life Science: Characteristics of organisms; Life cycles of organisms; and Organisms and environment

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health; Characteristics and changes in populations; Types of resources; Change in environments; and Science and technology in local challenges

Grades 5-8

Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Life Science; Structure and function in living systems; Reproduction and heredity; Regulation and behavior; Populations and ecosystems; Diversity and adaptations of organisms

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health; Populations, resources, and environments, and Natural hazards.


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