Adaptations – Designs for Survival

What's the difference between behavioral adaptations and physical adaptations? Learn about the various ways that organisms adapt to their environment with a worksheet about the creatures of the Hudson River.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids research other animals in their own habitats, and what types of adaptations they have experienced throughout the years
  • Assign a diorama project for kids to illustrate the life of a river habitat, demonstrating the different animals and planets that live there
Classroom Considerations

  • Print both pages of the worksheet onto each side of a sheet of paper, and laminate to use the worksheet throughout all of your classes and groups
Pros

  • Explanation of each adaptation is clear and easy to understand
  • Helpful for both science classes and language arts classes, when studying informational text
Cons

  • None