Natural Communities

Program Description
Students explore what human and natural communities are, who lives in each and how they depend on each other. They participate in several hands-on activities that help them to understand what a community is and how living things depend on each other to survive.

Available to schools in: Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties

Grade Level: 2nd

Program Length: 1 hour

Plants and animals at New River Gorge National River live together in communities.

Instructional Objectives:

1. define community

2. give an example of how plants and animals interact

3. state two ways that New River Gorge NR and people can protect natural communities

Pre-visit activities are:
Post-visit activities are:


WV Content Standards met:
English/Language Arts - RLA.2.3.1, RLA.2.3.2
Science/Technology - SC.2.2.1, SC.2.3.1, SC.2.3.2, SC.2.3.3, SC.2.4.2, SC.2.4.5, SC.2.6.2

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