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Living Things Change Their Environment | Reading Material | Grades K-2
WHAT IS AN ENVIRONMENT?

An environment is the place where living things live. Many living things change their environments by building homes, digging in the ground and moving things around.

To better understand how living things change their environment…

WHAT IS AN ENVIRONMENT?. An environment is the place where living things live. Many living things change their environments by building homes, digging in the ground and moving things around. To better understand how living things change their environment…

LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!

Animals build their homes in their environment.

animal burrowing into a hole

Prairie dogs dig tunnels to create burrows. Burrows are shelters under the ground. When prairie dogs build tunnels, they change the shape of the land.

Animals build their homes in their environment. Prairie dogs dig tunnels to create burrows. Burrows are shelters under the ground. When prairie dogs build tunnels, they change the shape of the land.
animal burrowing into a hole

Beavers can flood areas of land.

beaver dam creating a small lake

Beavers build dams using trees, sticks, mud and rocks. The whole beaver family works together to build the dam. The flooding causes huge changes to their environment.

Beavers can flood areas of land. Beavers build dams using trees, sticks, mud and rocks. The whole beaver family works together to build the dam. The flooding causes huge changes to their environment.
beaver dam creating a small lake

Animals make changes to the environment by eating.