Unit B: Ecosystems

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Wild Adaptations
Summary: Some of the most fascinating animal adaptations are detailed here.

On Level

Mary Anning, Fossil Hunter
Summary: Anning contributed greatly to our knowledge of extinct animals.

Challenge

Cave Creatures
Summary: Caves are unique ecosystems that support many unusual animals.

STUDENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 5

Ecosystems
Plants, animals, and people live together and affect each other in many ways.
Life in a Wetland
Discover the ecology and animals in Florida's Everglades National Park.

CHAPTER 6

Life in a Deciduous Forest
Explore the Adirondack forest of New York and the plants and animals that live there.
Life in a Cave
Discover life forms found in caves.

CHAPTER 7

Survival and Change
Discover the ways in which organisms adapt to environmental change.
How Do Animals Adapt?
Camouflage, hibernation, and migration enable animals to survive in particular habitats.