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How Plants and Animals Affect the Environment (Kindergarten) - Reading and Poster

ESS2.E: Biogeology
•  Plants and animals can change their environment. (K-ESS2-2)

ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
• Things that people do to live comfortably can affect the world around them. But they can make choices that reduce their impacts on the land, water, air, and other living things. (secondary to K-ESS2-2)
 

Read to students the "How Plants and Animals Affect the World Around Them" essay and study and talk about the accompanying graphic poster "Ways the Plants and Animals can Change Their Environment."

Talk about how plants and animals affect other things and give some examples (e.g. squirrels bury acorns to save for winter annd some of them grow into oak trees, litter gets washes into storm drains into the ocean and affects wildife, spraying for mosquitoes kills honey bees that pollinate the flowers of apple trees, etc. etc.).

Then go on the other activities in the Biogology and Human Impacts Unit below:

Ways That Plants and Animals Can Change Their Environment - Diagrams

Ways That Plants and Animals Change Their Environment - Coloring Page

How Do Plants and Animals Change Their Environment? Critical Thinking Activity

Plants and Animals and Their Environment - Matching

Human Impacts on Earth Systems - Poster

How Do Humans Affect Their Environment? Critical Thinking

Humans Affect Earth Systems - Coloring Page

Humans Affect Their Environment - Poster Making Activity

 

How Plants and Animals Affect the Environment (Kindergarten) - Reading and Poster
How Plants and Animals Affect the Environment (Kindergarten) - Reading and Poster

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