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Animal Groups

Animal Groups

Author: David Sutton

Standard: 3-LS2 Ecosystems: Interaction, Energy, and Dynamics

Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.

Objective: Students would understand and support the claim that some species of animals form groups that provide them with benefices which help their members to survive.

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Created by Efren Jimenez



We will start by looking at four of the most important group of animals in our ecosystem, and how living in those groups benefits them. The four animal groups that we are going to learn are...

1. Prides


3. Colonies

4. Mobs

Lions are the only cat family that lives in groups, these groups are called prides.

Elephants live in groups called herds.

Penguins live in big groups, these groups are called colonies.

Eastern gray kangaroo gather in groups called “mobs”.

What some of the benefits that this groups of animals obtain by living in groups? Provide some examples from the videos!

Some benefits are...