S1L1. Students will investigate the characteristics and basic needs of plants and animals.
A. Identify the basic needs of an animal.
B. Compare and describe various animals—appearance, motion, growth, basic needs.
What does the word extinct mean?
Something that no
longer lives or exists.
Can you name
Click on the words Extinct Animals to see a list of extinct animals Extinct Animals
What does the word endangered mean?
Endangered means to harm or
put something or someone in danger
Endangered animals are those
animals in danger of extinction
Can you name some animals that are endangered?
Click on the words Endangered Animals to see a list of endangered animals Endangered Animals
We Need Your Help!
Time is running out for some of us! Why are we becoming endangered? What is being done to protect us? How are YOU going to help us?
I’m a Black-browed Albatross I’m a Dabrazzas Monkey I’m a golden headed lion monkey I’m a Red Kangaroo
Your goal today is to learn all about us and how you can help us survive for a really long time! Gosh, Ms. Blue told me her students were really smart. They sure look smart! I bet they can help us!
Do you know what every animal needs in order to survive? What are our basic needs? Good Job kids! Ms. Blue was right! You are smart! Water Air Food Shelter Water Shelter Air Food
Sssss! Sssoo, let’s see how ssmart you really are! Do you know why sssome of usss are becoming endangered? Very good but now can you tell me why these things are happening? Humans Pollution Hunting and Fishing Exotic Species
Why are animals becoming endangered ? Acid Rain Fill in swamps and marshes to build homes People hunt for fun Water Pollution Build Roads Animals give each other disease People hunt for meat Oil Spills Build Homes Animals kill each other People hunt for fur Throwing trash on the ground Cut down trees Exotic Species Hunting and Fishing Pollution Humans
Can you imagine a world without animals?
How Can You Help? How Can You Help? Pick up trash Plant a Tree or garden Recycle Become A Zoologist Join An Organization To Help Clean forests