Vocabulary: (will be uploading definitions Monday) Consumer: a living thing that gets its energy by eating other living things. Decomposer: living things that break down and absorb dead organic material. Producer: a living thing that makes its own food. Omnivore: animals that eat other animals and plants. Carnivore: animals that only eat other animals. Herbivore: animals that only eat plants. Food Chain: the flow of food energy in a sequence of living things Food Web:illustrations that shows how animals are connected in their search for food within an ecosystem. Germinate: to start to grow a seed Hibernate: to go into a deep, sleep like state for winter. Migrate: to travel from one place to another and back again.
What We Are Learning Standards: SC.3L17.1, SC.3L.17.2
Questions: How do plants use energy from the sun to make their food? When do animals migrate? Why do they migrate? How do plants and animals respond to different seasons? What animals hibernate? Why do they hibernate?
Lines of Inquiry: Explain how the energy from the sun helps plants and animals. Give examples of animals that migrate and explain why. Describe how animals and plants respond to the changing of seasons. Give examples of animals that hibernate and explain why.
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