Adaptation Teacher Resources
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Woodland Animals and Their Habitat
Students explore the natural environment through a video and nature sounds tape. They keep journal's of the unit's activities and vocabulary terms. They play a web of interdependence game and compose a list of forest animals and write reports.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 14 Views 73 Downloads
Why Animals Migrate
Are you looking for a moving lesson on animal migration for kids? This one will get you there! It includes class discussion, several high-quality video clips, a printable note-taking table, and a Venn diagram for comparing and contrasting two different migratory species.
4th - 8th Science 26 Views 19 Downloads
Why Does It Look Like That?
Students examine animal adaptations in this hands-on, technology-based Science lesson for upper elementary classes. The lesson includes adaptations for use in Language Arts and Art classrooms and an animal adaptation observation form.
4th - 6th Science 5 Views 51 Downloads
Human PreHistory 101: Prologue
The Khan Academy displays an animated and narrated clip about human prehistory and the relationships between us and our ancestors. The formal narration is balanced by the hand-drawn animation, making an attraction that is sure to hold the attention of your biology pupils.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science 13 Views 10 Downloads
Mitigation and Adaptation
Eleventh graders interview people in the community regarding their idea of sustainability. In this ecology lesson, 11th graders determine the different factors to consider when making important decisions. They differentiate reactive and proactive adaptation.
11th Science 6 Views 15 Downloads
The African Savanna
Are you thinking about taking your class to the local zoo? Kids of all ages love visiting exotic animals in order to learn about biodiversity, habitat, and animal adaptations. Here is a 44-page activity guide that provides educators with a wide variety of pre-trip activities intended to enhance the overall field trip experience.
1st - 5th Science 29 Views 21 Downloads
New Review Climate Change Metaphors
You will want to use this unique approach to increasing awareness of human impact on the environment. Each participant pulls an object out of a grab bag and comes up with a metaphor for how that object might represent or relate to the changes in the global temperature.
4th - 9th Science 10 Views 13 Downloads
Students create a story based on a picture of a pet and its owner. In this animal adaptation instructional activity, students discuss their responses to the picture they have been given, in small groups. Students discuss their ideas about animal adaptations and relationships between human and animals as a whole group.
2nd - 3rd Science 6 Views 53 Downloads
Adaptive Device Design
After reading about how engineering has made adaptive devices possible for people with disabilities, pupils work in groups to discuss different devices to determine whether or not they are adaptive. They also disassemble a pair of eyeglasses in order to analyze the materials and design.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 43 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Into the Ocean
Students study familiar fish and some other underwater animals, they see where in the ocean these animals live They study about the special adaptations of animals with which they are already familiar. They create a poster and share it with the class.
K - 2nd Science 5 Views 32 Downloads
Adaptations of Imaginary Animals
Learners discover that differences in physical characteristics and behaviors in animals that help them survive. They discuss animal adaptations and participate in a read aloud then, in small groups, create a clay model of an imaginary animal that has adaptations.
1st - 3rd Science 3 Views 44 Downloads
All Ears for Adaptation
Students discuss different characteristics that enable animals to adapt to their environments. They work in pairs with one partner standing about one foot behind the other partner and cup their hands around their ears with palms forward. The student in back whispers something to the student in front, then the student in front repeats what was said to the student in back.
1st - 6th Science 4 Views 20 Downloads
River Otter Adaptations
Young scholars study the body of the River Otter to understand animal adaptations to their habitats. In this animal adaptations lesson, students study the photo of the River Otter and discuss its body. Young scholars then play a game of 'Concentration' using the otter's body parts and adaptations.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Animal Environments: Day 2
Fourth graders group animals using common characteristics and develop an understaning of animal adaptations. This lesson is one in a series of lessons: Understanding Animal Adaptation: Day 1; Animal Environments: Day 2; Diamante Poetry Using Environments: Day 3
4th Science 5 Views 20 Downloads