Camouflage Teacher Resources
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Camouflage!: Collecting Data and Concealing Color
Help young scholars see the important role camouflage plays in the survival of animals with a fun science lesson. Starting with an outdoor activity, children take on the role of hungry birds as they search for worms represented by different colored pieces of yarn.
2nd - 5th Math 54 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
I spy (Camouflaged Animals in Art!)
Students create a picture of a camouflaged animal in its habitat. In this visual arts instructional activity, students look at Hans Hoffmann's painting A Hare in the Forest and discuss the animal's camouflage. They research their own animal to create a picture and write a narrative about that animal in its habitat.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 54 Downloads
Where are all the Animals?
Students view animals that camouflage at the Shedd aquarium website. In this camouflage lesson, students recognize that there are different types of camouflage, cryptic coloring, counter-shading, warning coloration and mimicry. Students complete a worksheet on the animals they've seen on the website and field trip.
K - 9th Science 14 Views 83 Downloads
Hidden Animals in a World of Camouflage
Students choose an animal and study how it camouflages itself to hide from its predators. They create a puppet of their animal camouflaged in its environment. They help sustain attention and establish the relevancy of the content.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Here is a lesson which incorporates ingenious hands-on activities that simulate how many animals use camouflage as a survival technique. This lesson clearly outlines how to implement the activities and discussion sessions found in it. Some terrific photographs and worksheets are embedded in this plan, which should leave your young biologists with a much greater understanding of this survival adaptation.
5th Science 22 Views 25 Downloads
I Spy (Camouflaged Animals in Art!)
Make connections about animal characteristics and the animal's environment. In this animal characteristics lesson, students use a piece of art as a springboard for a discussion about animals and camouflage. Students choose an animal that uses camouflage to research, draw, and write about.
K - 2nd Language Arts 23 Views 190 Downloads
Where in the Wild?
Students investigate the purpose of animals' ability to camouflage. In this animal science instructional activity, students read the text Where in the Wild? and identify animals that are predators and prey. Students discuss how camouflage is necessary for animal survival.
K - 2nd Science 5 Views 21 Downloads
Students explore how a foreground and background is used in painting. In this visual arts lesson plan, students view the painting "Enemy's Country" and identify the camouflage in the scene. As an extension activity, students use fruit and try to disguise their fruit as an animal.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 31 Downloads
The Amazing Octopus
Students design imaginary animals that are able to blend into their backgrounds. In this biology lesson plan, students will learn the importance of camouflage in protecting animals from predators. Students will select a peer to act as predator, whose job is to find camouflaged animals hiding against various backgrounds.
6th - 12th Science 5 Views 10 Downloads
La science magique du cameleon
Young scholars engage in a lesson that is focused on the camouflage techniques used by animals. They create a PowerPoint presentation that illustrates the use of colors and how it relates to the physical environment. Students make cognitive connections between art and nature while creating a class project.
3rd - 5th Languages 3 Views 8 Downloads
Animal Hide and Seek
Students read about animal camouflage. For this animal adaptation lesson, students read short texts about ways in which animals hide or transform to escape their prey. Students explore animal classifications and determine ways to hide in various locations.
1st - 2nd Science 7 Views 33 Downloads
Animals In Winter
Young scholars read story Animals in Winter, and explore similarities and differences in how humans and other animals prepare for survival in winter. Students create class book that compares and illustrates different ways humans and animals prepare for winter.
K - 2nd Science 10 Views 82 Downloads
Camouflage - Do Animals Play Hide and Seek?
Students explore the concept of camouflage. In this science lesson, students read Where Did Bunny Go?. Students discuss camouflage by comparing it to a game of hide and seek. Students then identify animals that use camouflage.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Camouflage - Do Animals Play Hide and Seek?
Learners explore the concept of camouflage. In this animal adaptations lesson plan, students read Where Did Bunny Go? and participate in an activity that requires them to sort images of animals that do and do not blend in with their surroundings.
K - 1st Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Insect Food Chain & Camouflage
Students use art work to demonstrate their understanding of the insect food chain and their ability to camouflage themselves. In this insect food chain and camouflage lesson, students determine what type of animals feed on insects. They make a water-color picture that will be used with the cut-outs to show how an insect can be camouflaged in their surroundings.
K Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Becoming an Animal
The Kwakwaka'wakw are indigenous people from Vancouver Island and British Columbia. The class analyzes a Kwakwak'wakw ceremonial mask, how it was used, and its cultural significance. They then create animal masks representing their favorite animals.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 21 Downloads