Have you ever heard of the Peppered Moth? It’s a great example of how living things can change because their environment has changed.
And it’s not just them! There used to be giant insects roaming the world, but they got smaller through time because their environments changed.
In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina gives us some examples of how and why living things change because of their environments.
///Standards Used in This Video/// 5-LS2-1. Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment. [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the idea that matter that is not food (air, water, decomposed materials in soil) is changed by plants into matter that is food. Examples of systems could include organisms, ecosystems, and the Earth.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include molecular explanations.]