Operation Africa Part I

Students will examine the differences between Asian and African elephants. Students will understand the affect that habitat can have on the physical characteristics of elephants.

State Standards include-

Grades 3-5

Life Science: Behavior, Growth, and Changes: Plants and animals have life cycles that are part of their adaptations for survival in their natural environments

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

Life Science: 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 Understanding about scientific inquiry

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

Grades 5-8

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

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


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