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Grade 3 Literacy in Science: Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders research and study animal adaptations and then use their findings to write narratives that include scientific criterion. This lesson is all about literacy and science! The lesson is completely designed for addressing Common...
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Reading Closely to Expand Understanding of Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders work to determine the main idea, recall key details, and answer questions using an informational text on the topic of animal adaptations. Using the non-fiction text "Staying Alive: Animal Adaptations" (provided) the teacher...
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Study Jams! Animal Adaptations

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
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...
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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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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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Flip Camera Lesson: Louisiana Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research and present information about Louisiana animal adaptations. In this animal adaptation and video camera instructional activity, students choose an animal from a teacher prepared list. They use the Internet to find five...
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Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research how animals adapt in different environments. In this animal adaptation lesson, 3rd graders simulate blubber by using household items. Students experience how an elephant seal stays warm in cold climates. Students...
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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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Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
This short, yet though-provoking, presentation is on how animals adapt to their environment. The question, "How have the following animals adapted to their environnment?" is posed on the second slide, then pictures of animals follow....
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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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Animal Adaptations

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scientists explore the animal kingdom from the safety of the classroom with this short research project. After first choosing an animal, children use the Internet to discover where it lives, what it eats, and how it has adapted to...
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Sticky Adaptations A Lesson on Natural Selection

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Now you see it, now you don't! The stick bug exhibits the ability to disappear into a wooded environment. Why does this adaptation manifest in some species, but not in others? Life science learners explore animal adaptations in nature...
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Animal Adaptations: Migration and Hibernation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
When winter comes, animals are faced with two choices: migrate to a warmer climate or hibernate until spring arrives. Explore these interesting animal behaviors with the learning activities in this elementary life science lesson. To...
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Physical Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students identify animal adaptations. In this science lesson plan, students discuss how animals adapt and how these adaptations help them survive.
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Wanted Poster: Animal Adaptations

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this wanted poster activity, learners use the format to help them create a wanted poster and illustrate the knowledge about animal adaptations.
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Animal adaptation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners go on a nature hunt around the school and collect information on what environmental factors may make animals move locations and adapt. In this animal adaptation lesson plan, students go around the school in groups and observe...
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Venn Diagram Comparing Artic Animals and Desert Animal Adaptations

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this animal adaptation worksheet, students use a Venn diagram to compare the adaptations of Arctic and desert animals. They see a picture of a polar bear and a camel about the graphic organizer.
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Adapting to Survive

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Life science and language arts come together in a passage about animal adaptation. After kids learn about how organisms adapt to conditions in their environments, they complete five reading comprehension questions based on context clues...
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Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students focus on the pelts of fur-bearing animals native to Iowa to discover their different adaptations.  In this animal adaptation activity, students work in groups and examine various pelts to find information about the animals...
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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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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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LS4C - Adaptation

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Learn how the study of adaptation progresses through grade levels. The narrator provides a curricular view of teaching adaptation complete with examples. Concepts range from simple trait adaptations to speciation and natural selection.
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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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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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