Explain how one species may survive an environmental change while another might not.
Threatened, Endangered and Extinct Species
Explain how species of living organisms adapt to their environment.
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Recognize that extinction of a species occurs when the environment changes and the adaptive characteristics of a species are insufficient to allow its survival.
Describe the behavioral and physical responses of organisms to environmental changes and how those responses affect survival.
Explain how fossils provide evidence about plants and animals that once lived throughout Pennsylvania’s history (e.g., fossils provide evidence of different environments).
Differentiate between instinctive and learned animal behaviors that relate to survival.
Explain how inherited structures or behaviors help organisms survive and reproduce in different environments.