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 77 Views 47 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a instructional activity which incorporates ingenious hands-on activities that simulate how many animals use camouflage as a survival technique. This instructional activity clearly outlines how to implement the activities and discussion sessions found in it.
5th Science 23 Views 28 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 16 Views 24 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
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
Study Jams! Animal Adaptations
Physical and behavioral adaptations are discussed by two teen girls as monarch butterflies flutter by. They also describe the process of natural selection. With colorful animation and relatable teen language, learners are sure to adapt to the information presented!
3rd - 8th Science 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
It's not just a lesson about animal adaptations; it's also a lesson about shadows! Young investigators discuss how animals can use shadowy shades and camouflage to hide from predators or stalk their prey. They watch as their teacher makes shadow puppet animals with her hands; this leads to a discussion on how light and shadows work.
1st Science 7 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students explore how a foreground and background is used in painting. In this visual arts lesson, 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
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 55 Downloads
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark Storia Teaching Guide
Teacher guides are wonderful tools with tons of ideas that help you relate content in many different ways. Using the high-interest book, Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark, learners will hone their discussion and reading comprehension skills.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 189 Views 479 Downloads CCSS: Designed
First, biology pupils research land and marine habitats along the route of skipper Rich Wilson's Great American II. Then, using colored paper clips scattered across a colored paper background, they play the predator-prey game to demonstrate the adaptation of camouflage.
5th - 7th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Third graders investigate Darwin's theory of adaptation by investigating animal characteristics. In this animal life lesson, 3rd graders analyze different predators, the animals they prey on, and the different attributes they each have. Students collaborate in groups to research one specific bird and share their information with the class.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 35 Views 103 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: I See Animals Hiding (Arnosky)
Animals are amazing at disguise! Explore the different ways they escape view as scholars learn vocabulary-in-context through Jim Arnosky's book I See Animals Hiding. Prepare pupils to raise their hands when they hear the words by acquainting them before reading.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 22 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
Butterflies in Hiding
Introduce predation, camouflage, and environmental adaptations to your fourth graders. The class takes turns reading The Magic School Bus, Butterfly and the Bog Beast, then they discuss how butterflies use camouflage to hide from predators.
4th Science 28 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Identification
Worms, insects, snails, and clams are all macroinvertebrates, they are also the topic of a lesson on aquatic animals. Kids take a trip to an aquatic environment where they each collect and contain a specimen for further examination. They discuss the nature of animal adaptations and then research the adaptive traits of their specimens.
4th Science 12 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 37 Views 28 Downloads