Unit B: Living Things in Their Environment

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

A Hungry Red Hawk
Summary: At the top of its food chain, this hawk is well adapted for hunting prey.

On Level

Amazing Adaptations
Summary: Animals have many unusual adaptations that help them survive.

Challenge

Forced Out
Summary: A black bear is in conflict with humans who built a house in its habitat.

STUDENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER 4

The Best Book of Endangered and Extinct Animals
Read about the extinction of ancient and modern animals.
Animal Disguises
Learn how camouflage helps animals to compete and survive.
I See a Kookaburra! Discovering Animal Habitats Around the World
Readers learn how animals have adapted to survive in many different habitats.

CHAPTER 5

Fantastic Feeders
Explore the feeding habits of different organisms.
Food Chains
Discover how food chains work.
Horseshoe Crabs and Shorebirds: The Story of a Food Web
Predator-prey relationships are detailed in this food web story.