Social Interactions and Group Behavior Science Games
In this series of games, your students will learn about how being part of a group helps animals obtain food, defend themselves, and cope with changes. Social Interactions and Group Behavior learning objective — based on NGSS and state standards — delivers improved student engagement and academic performance in your classroom, as demonstrated by research.
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An animal group is two or more animals that work together to meet their life needs. Being part of a group can help animals obtain food. Being part of a group can help animals defend themselves. Being part of a group can help animals adjust to changes in their environments. Groups of birds migrate in the winter to survive temperature changes in their environment. Being part of a group can help animals raise their young. Being part of a group can help animals divide work tasks. Being part of a group can help animals keep warm in cold environments. Being part of a group can help animals capture prey.
Animal groups can be very small or extremely large. Animal groups can serve different functions, such as finding food or protection from predators. Behavior is how an organism responds to its environment. Survival is the ability of an organism to stay alive in its environment. Learned experiences can change animal behavior and affect animal traits as they develop.
A preview of each game in the learning objective is found below.
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