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Make a Difference!

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This podcast is part of the series: Take Pride Statewide


Auntie Litter


Auntie Litter, Inc.


Mr. Grody has one last lesson to learn.  In this podcast from The Friends of Auntie Litter", Auntie Litter and the Pollution Patrol remind Mr. Grody why pollution must be stopped.  By describing the connections between people, plants, and animals in the cycles of life, Auntie Litter guides Mr. Grody to grasp the interdependence of all living things on Earth.  The Patrol reviews how the prevention of pollution and the protection of plants and animals are necessary for everyone's survival.  Mr. Grody joins the Pollution Patrol and at last each Patroller knows how to make a difference every day to save our world, because we're all in it together.

Length: 14:45

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Make a Difference!

Content Areas: Science, Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SC (4)
5. Describe the interdependence of plants and animals.
  • Describing behaviors and body structures that help animals survive in particular habitats
  • Examples:
    behaviors—migration, hibernation, mimicry;
    body structures—quills, fangs, stingers, webbed feet
  • Describing life cycles of various animals to include incomplete and complete metamorphosis
  • Examples: damsel fly, mealworms
  • Tracing the flow of energy through a food chain
  • Example: producer, first-level consumer, second-level consumer, and third-level consumer
  • Identifying characteristics of organisms, including growth and development, reproduction, acquisition and use of energy, and response to the environment
    SC2015 (5)
    9. Construct an illustration to explain how plants use light energy to convert carbon dioxide and water into a storable fuel, carbohydrates, and a waste product, oxygen, during the process of photosynthesis.
    SC2015 (5)
    10. Construct and interpret models (e.g., diagrams, flow charts) to explain that energy in animals' food is used for body repair, growth, motion, and maintenance of body warmth and was once energy from the sun.
    SC2015 (5)
    11. Create a model to illustrate the transfer of matter among producers; consumers, including scavengers and decomposers; and the environment.


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