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Wyoming Science Standards

   Grades K-4

Ecology

5.Students develop an understanding and provide examples of interdependencies of organisms within an ecosystem, including food chains and webs, weather and climate, and basic needs of food, water, air, light, shelter, and space.

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5. Habitat
6. Marine Communities
7. Fresh Water Communities
8. Terrestrial Communities
9. The Wildlife Web I 
10. The Wildlife  Web II
11. Decomposers/Scavengers
12. Population Dynamics
14. Niche

Adaptation

6.Students identify adaptations of plants and animals that  enhance survival in the environment.

NatureWorks Episodes

1. Adaptation
2. Coloration
3. Natural Communication
4. Migration
6. Marine Communities
7. Fresh Water Communities
8. Terrestrial Communities
12. Population Dynamics
13. Species Diversity
14. Niche
16. Life at Risk

Reproduction

7.Students illustrate the life cycles of plants and animals.

Classification 

8.Students group living and non-living objects using  observable characteristics.
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Structure and Function

9.Students relate structure to function in plant and animal systems.

NatureWorks Episodes

1. Adaptation
2. Coloration
3. Natural Communication
4. Migration
6. Marine Communities
7. Fresh Water Communities
8. Terrestrial Communities
9. The Wildlife Web I 
10. The Wildlife  Web II
11. Decomposers/Scavengers
   
   Grades 5-8

Ecology

4.Students explain the interrelationships of populations and ecosystems, including: 

a. makeup and interdependence of populations and ecosystems 

b. role of producers, consumers, and decomposers in a food web 

c. human influences on ecosystems and the environment and role as stewards 

d. sunlight as the major source of energy 

e. limiting factors of biotic and abiotic resources f. carrying capacity, population growth, and decline.

NatureWorks Episodes

5. Habitat
6. Marine Communities
7. Fresh Water Communities
8. Terrestrial Communities
9. The Wildlife Web I 
10. The Wildlife  Web II
11. Decomposers/Scavengers
12. Population Dynamics
13. Species Diversity
14. Niche
15. Invasive Species
16. Life at Risk

Adaptation

5.Students recognize the diversity of organisms and describe adaptations by examining similarities and differences among species, natural selection, species extinction, and fossil evidence.

NatureWorks Episodes

1. Adaptation
2. Coloration
3. Natural Communication
4. Migration
13. Species Diversity
14. Niche
15. Invasive Species
16. Life at Risk

6.Students describe homeostasis, stimulus/response, and adaptive behaviors to the environment.

NatureWorks Episodes

1. Adaptation
2. Coloration
3. Natural Communication
4. Migration
12. Population Dynamics
14. Niche
15. Invasive Species
16. Life at Risk

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