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Chapter 5 - Interactions of Living Things

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Unit B - Living Things and Their Environments

Chapter 5 - Interactions of Living Things

Play the Web of Life game to demonstrate how living things interact in their environments. Explore endangered species and what is being done to slow or stop their extinction.

Educator Materials What Do You Know About Biodiversity? Invasive species, endangered species, the Endangered Species Act—when it comes to biodiversity, is your knowledge thriving or... Article What's the Big Idea About Biodiversity? It's the differences in this world that make all the difference! Find out why biodiversity is so important to our planet—and... Article Saving Species Take a world-wide tour of biodiversity. You'll meet mollusks in the reefs off the Bahamas, the aye-aye in the tropical forest... Article Going Going Gone Today, species are becoming extinct—disappearing from our planet—at a faster rate than ever before. What's behind this increa... Article It Takes All Kinds to Make a World The ocean's one diverse place—with alga so tiny that 10 million can fit in a single teaspoon to whales longer than three scho... Interactive Work the System! Did you know that forests with leaves above the water can grow in the ocean? Grab the magical magnifying glass, and see how m... Educator Materials Create a Coral Reef Did you know that, at their core, coral reefs are the skeletons of thousands of dead coral? Make your own coral reef diorama—... Educator Materials Web of Life In this group game, discover how all the players in an ecosystem depend on each other to survive. As you play, you'll come up... Article How Do Humans and Plants Interact in Tidal Wetlands? How is cordgrass able to survive the high salinity of a marsh when other plants can't? An amazing adaptation that lets it sec...