The information and activities in this resource book enhance children's knowledge and awareness about the components of a grassland environment, including physical and biological characteristics. Students will discover where grasslands are located on our planet. They will find out what features grasslands have in common, what types of organisms live there, and how they are adapted to survive. As they explore grassland organism adaptations, students will discover similarities and differences between living things in grasslands and those in other ecosystems. Activities that emphasize the ecology of plants and animals, food chains and food webs, and survival will enable students to relate the structure of living things to their roles in the ecosystem. Four transparencies (print books) or PowerPoint slides (eBooks) are included to engage students in discussion and reinforce the concepts presented in the book.Edward P. Ortleb ... The emu, an ostrichasized bird, is a swift runner that feeds on grasses as well as insects. Pythons and monitor ... Even children learn how to extract moisture from plant roots and stems. Life in the dry lands of the Kalahari is harsh. 22. Expansion Activities Activities in this section focus on the characteristics.
|Title||:||Life in the Grasslands (ENHANCED eBook)|
|Author||:||Edward P. Ortleb|
|Publisher||:||Lorenz Educational Press - 1998-09-01|