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105 resources with the keyterm animal adaptations

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Creature World - Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Here is a colorful, informative, and engaging presentation on animals who live on all of the world's continents. This PowerPoint provides the teacher the option of adding text to each slide and has a culminating assignment for each of...
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Feeding Frenzy

For Teachers 3rd
Young biologists take a look at the myriad of ways that animals increase their chances of surviving in the wild. The adaptations help animals hide, hunt, and attract a mate. This lesson specifically explores how insect mouth parts are...
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Games on Echolocation

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Get a little batty with life science! This fun simulation game replicates how bats use echolocation to hunt moths in their native Hawaiian habitat. After creating blind folds and discussing some basic principles of echolocation, students...
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Invent an Animal

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students recognize how animal adaptations help animals survive in their environment.  In this characteristics lesson, students create an original animal that can adapt to a specific habitat. Students create a model of their animal. ...
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Can You Adapt?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Using the Montana State Quarter, learners engage in activities designed to help increase their understanding about how animals must change their social and physical behaviors in order to adapt to their environment. Excellent worksheets...
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Coincidental Colonization

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
The Galápagos Islands are an amazing place of isolated adaptation, colonized by an interesting mix of plants and animals. The class plays a game to help them understand how these organisms came to live on the island through a combination...
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Whose Home Is This?

For Students 5th
After reading a short and informative paragraph on animals and their environments, learners look at pictures of four animals, and write a short description of how each one has adapted to its environment. A suggested activity is that each...
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Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd
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...
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Bird Beak

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students discuss the concept of animal adaptations. They discuss the different types of bird beaks and how these features help birds to survive and write up a conclusion statement about the relationship between the bird-beak adaptations...
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Disguise for the Eyes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scientists discover how many, many animals use color as a way of helping them to survive in the wild. They understand how animals use color in their everyday lives. Pupils engage in hands-on activities, watch videos, access...
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Habitats and Food Chains

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Uncover the world of animal habitats, food chains, and the ecosystems with this well-put-together presentation. Each slide contains information and images that represent various aspects related to the ecosystem. Habitat, animal...
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Wild Horses of the Outer Banks

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore animal habitats.  In this cross curriculum animal survival and writing lesson, students view a website about wild horses on Shackelford Island and discuss ways in which the horses have changed to this environment. ...
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World of the Pond

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Field trip! The class will review what they know about organisms that dwell in freshwater ponds, then trek down to the old water hole to collect specimens for examination. This includes several web links, useful tips, and an excellent...
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Bird Adaptations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how different birds have different beaks that are tailor made for their environments. They discuss how different beaks are better at eating different foods. They use this information to create a bird of their own...
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Changes Necessary for Life!

For Teachers 4th
The story Stellaluna takes care to describe both birds and bats in terms of how they are suitable to their environments. Students conduct Internet research to create a PowerPoint which shows how their animal's adaptations make it a...
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Animal Feet

For Teachers 4th
The study of animal's feet, and how they are a reflection of how they have adapted to their environments, is the focus of this science lesson. Young scientists see that there are three categories of feet: webbed, clawed, and hooved. They...
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Academic Raceway: Animals

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Race to the finish line with this interactive PowerPoint! Students must answer multiple choice questions about animals to get to the Winners' Circle. Tip: Have students play individually until they can get all of the questions correct.
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The Working Tools of Insects

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
The animal kingdom is full of interesting organisms that have unique ways of surviving. Children read about different insects that have special tools for building homes and protecting themselves. When finished, learners identify the main...
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Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins

For Students 4th - 6th
Do you know the difference between a turtle, a tortoise, and a terrapin? Well your class will, after completing this worksheet. Though the questions only ask learners to recall what they read, the text is packed full of information and...
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Blubber Gloves

For Teachers 5th
The ways that animals adapt to their environments is quite remarkable. In this life science instructional activity, fifth graders take a look at some of the ways that aquatic animals that live in Arctic or Antarctic waters survive. They...
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All Ears for Adaptation

For Teachers 1st - 6th
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....
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Hibernation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Explain the process behind animal hibernation. This text-rich presentation provides clear information related to weather, animal behaviors, and their coping mechanisms.
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Interdependence and Adaptation

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Find out how camels and polar bears are each perfectly suited to their environments because of their physical adaptations. Several key features of each animal are discussed along with how those features work in their specific...
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Animals Are Different

For Students K - 1st
Each animal is different! Showcase animal characteristics through a series of questions based on simple images of well-known animals. This activity has learners examining 8 animals: rabbit, penguin, parrot, dolphin, bear, ostrich, duck,...