Aposematic Coloration

It's not irrelephant to know which animals use warning coloration to avoid predators. The video explains how brightly colored animals are able to survive in the natural world. It also details aposematic coloration for both sexual selection and warning coloration. The video is the second in a series of 18.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Before the video, have students list brightly colored animals; after the video, have them research how it benefits the animal
Classroom Considerations

  • Remember YouTube allows for public comments and does not monitor them
  • Video best fits in a unit on defense mechanisms, predators, and mimicry
Pros

  • Provides closed captioning to further cement the concepts covered
  • Includes high-quality photographs
Cons

  • None