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S7L4

Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to examine the interdependence of organisms with one another and their environments. 

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

All animals should have it as good as the patients at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, where the staff is doing some richly rewarding work! The highlight of our visit is an up-close look at a...

Georgia Mountain Research And Education Center

The University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences invites us on a tour of its Mountain Research and Education Center, where we interview Dr. Wayne Hanna, one of the...

Callaway Gardens

We travel to Pine Mountain to spin the Fast Forward “Wheel of Information,” where we get all the news on Callaway Gardens and how it came to be. Thanks to the experts, including the manager of the...

Georgia Aquarium

We take a trip beyond the sea ... to downtown Atlanta and a visit to the Georgia Aquarium. From scuba divers to media specialists to aquarists, we meet everyone who maintains and supports this...

Skidaway Island State Park

Despite what you see in cartoons, not all park rangers say, “Hey, Boo-Boo!” Luckily, one of ours does. You’ll want to meet her, along with the other rangers who help maintain this beautiful state...

Georgia Olive Farms

It’s a little-known fact that Georgia farms grew olives back in the 1800s. But it’s becoming a much bigger-known fact that this crop is making a comeback. Thanks to people like State...

Cogdell Berry Farm

Here in Georgia, blueberries are starting to give the peach more than just a little competition. During our visit with the folks at Cogdell Berry Farm, we start things off by listing the best ways...

Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to examine the interdependence of organisms with one another and their environments. 

S7L4 a

Construct an explanation to describe the patterns of interactions in different ecosystems in terms of the relationships among and between organisms and abiotic components of the ecosystem. (Clarification statement: The interactions include, but are not limited to, predator-prey relationships, competition, mutualism, parasitism, and commensalism.)

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

All animals should have it as good as the patients at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, where the staff is doing some richly rewarding work! The highlight of our visit is an up-close look at a...

Georgia Mountain Research And Education Center

The University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences invites us on a tour of its Mountain Research and Education Center, where we interview Dr. Wayne Hanna, one of the...

Georgia Aquarium

We take a trip beyond the sea ... to downtown Atlanta and a visit to the Georgia Aquarium. From scuba divers to media specialists to aquarists, we meet everyone who maintains and supports this...

Skidaway Island State Park

Despite what you see in cartoons, not all park rangers say, “Hey, Boo-Boo!” Luckily, one of ours does. You’ll want to meet her, along with the other rangers who help maintain this beautiful state...

S7L4 b

Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and the flow of energy among biotic and abiotic components of an ecosystem.

Georgia Aquarium

We take a trip beyond the sea ... to downtown Atlanta and a visit to the Georgia Aquarium. From scuba divers to media specialists to aquarists, we meet everyone who maintains and supports this...

Skidaway Island State Park

Despite what you see in cartoons, not all park rangers say, “Hey, Boo-Boo!” Luckily, one of ours does. You’ll want to meet her, along with the other rangers who help maintain this beautiful state...

S7L4 c

Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for how resource availability, disease, climate, and human activity affect individual organisms, populations, communities, and ecosystems.

Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

Located in Atlanta, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is probably the most recognized health institution in the world. It’s also one of Georgia’s biggest employers! Along with...

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

All animals should have it as good as the patients at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, where the staff is doing some richly rewarding work! The highlight of our visit is an up-close look at a...

Georgia Mountain Research And Education Center

The University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences invites us on a tour of its Mountain Research and Education Center, where we interview Dr. Wayne Hanna, one of the...

Coliseum Health System

Anyone watching the news knows healthcare is an ever-growing industry. So we head down to Macon to visit one of the area’s largest employers: Coliseum Health System, where we learn that you don’t...

Georgia Aquarium

We take a trip beyond the sea ... to downtown Atlanta and a visit to the Georgia Aquarium. From scuba divers to media specialists to aquarists, we meet everyone who maintains and supports this...

Skidaway Island State Park

Despite what you see in cartoons, not all park rangers say, “Hey, Boo-Boo!” Luckily, one of ours does. You’ll want to meet her, along with the other rangers who help maintain this beautiful state...

Georgia Olive Farms

It’s a little-known fact that Georgia farms grew olives back in the 1800s. But it’s becoming a much bigger-known fact that this crop is making a comeback. Thanks to people like State...

Cogdell Berry Farm

Here in Georgia, blueberries are starting to give the peach more than just a little competition. During our visit with the folks at Cogdell Berry Farm, we start things off by listing the best ways...

S7L4 d

Ask questions to gather and synthesize information from multiple sources to differentiate between Earth's major terrestrial biomes (i.e., tropical rain forest, savanna, temperate forest, desert, grassland, taiga, and tundra) and aquatic ecosystems (i.e., freshwater, estuaries, and marine).

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

All animals should have it as good as the patients at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, where the staff is doing some richly rewarding work! The highlight of our visit is an up-close look at a...

Georgia Mountain Research And Education Center

The University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences invites us on a tour of its Mountain Research and Education Center, where we interview Dr. Wayne Hanna, one of the...

Georgia Aquarium

We take a trip beyond the sea ... to downtown Atlanta and a visit to the Georgia Aquarium. From scuba divers to media specialists to aquarists, we meet everyone who maintains and supports this...

Skidaway Island State Park

Despite what you see in cartoons, not all park rangers say, “Hey, Boo-Boo!” Luckily, one of ours does. You’ll want to meet her, along with the other rangers who help maintain this beautiful state...

Cogdell Berry Farm

Here in Georgia, blueberries are starting to give the peach more than a little competition. We visit the folks at Cogdell Berry Farm and start things off by listing the best ways to eat blueberries. And we finish with a few surprises. For example, Cogdell Berry Farm uses laser beams to help sort their blueberries.

Georgia Olive Farms

It’s a little known fact that Georgia farms grew olives back in the 1800s. But it’s becoming a much better known fact that this crop is making a comeback. Thanks to people like State Representative and farmer Jason Shaw, we learn why our state’s climate is so hospitable to the olive, creating a whole new industry.

Skidaway Island State Park

Despite what you see in cartoons, not all Park Rangers say “Hey, Boo Boo!” Luckily, one of ours does. You’ll want to meet her, along with the other rangers who help maintain this beautiful state park located just outside of Savannah. Not only is it a great place to get away to for a few days. It’s also a great place for Teachable moments, as we go well over our quota on this barrier island!

Georgia Aquarium

We take a trip beyond the sea…in downtown Atlanta, with a visit to the Georgia Aquarium. We meet everyone from scuba divers to media specialists and a few of the people who maintain this incredible environment—it takes 600 employees and 2,000 volunteers! And the good news is that you don’t have to work at the Georgia Aquarium to swim here. Anybody can dive in, as you’ll learn in this episode.

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

All animals should have it as good as the patients at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, where the staff is doing some richly rewarding work! The highlight of our visit is an up-close look at a surgical procedure on an injured sea turtle named Sendac. In addition, we take a guided tour, shoot behind the scenes, and interview the center's director, nursing staff, and more.

Georgia Mountain Research And Education Center

The University of Georgia's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences offers us a tour of their Georgia Mountain Research Center, where we interview Dr. Wayne Hanna, one of the foremost turf growers in the world! He’s grown grass for sports complexes as far away as the World Cup Soccer Tournament in South Africa, and as close to home as UGA’s own athletic fields.

Callaway Gardens

We travel to Pine Mountain to spin Fast Forward’s “Wheel of Information,” getting all the news on Callaway Gardens and how it came to be. Thanks to the experts, including the manager of the Day Butterfly Center, we get a peek into the fields of zoology and entomology, and learn more about butterflies than we ever thought we'd would. Please take our word for it. Some of it is frass-related.