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Life Science 3rd Grade By Brenda Martin
Why do people investigate plants and animals? Discuss this question at your teams and be prepared to come up with three reasons.
What did you come up with?
Scientists investigate plans and animals for several reasons including… --to make meaning of our world --to learn about the benefits of plants --to learn from the ways animals behave --to learn survival techniques --to evaluate environmental changes --to inspire change
Are you ready to be an environmental detective?
Throughout the course of this unit, you will be given tasks to investigate. Upon completion, you will be given a clue to this mystery…
What is happening to this city? Here are the facts… 1.The town is Ft. Collins, Colorado 2.Cattle were dying at alarming rates 3.Farmers were dumbfounded when their crop seemingly disappeared over night 4.Clothes drying on a clothesline disappeared leaving only buttons and zippers remaining
What is happening to this city? As you work through your investigations, collect clues so you can help solve the mystery of the disappearing city.