• EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS
     
    In Unit 6, students will be learning the science concepts of plant and animal characteristics, adaptation, and survival in extreme environments. Each week students will address one essential  Focus Question related to the Unit Theme: Extreme Environments. At the end of this unit, the students will be able to answer the Theme Question: What does it take to survive in the wild?
     
    Focus Questions:
       Week 1: What makes an environment extreme?
       Week 2: How do living things survive in extreme environments?
       Week 3: Why do some living things have extreme features?
       Week 4: How do living things react to extreme changes in their environment?
     
     Theme Vocabulary:
          Week 1: habitat, adaptation, migrate
          Week 2: compete, affect, food chain 
          Week 3: travel, carry
          Week 4: Review of words