Flight for Survival - Avian Adaptations
Students create imaginary creature that has some of the adaptations birds have.
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Marvellous Mini-beasts – Design a Species
Here is a creative activity that teaches kids how species evolve different characteristics for survival. The lesson begins as the class discusses and examines the adaptive traits of mini-beasts or insects. Then, in small groups, they...
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Pelicans Survive Their Death-Defying Dives?
Get ready to take the plunge! Science scholars go fishing with a brown pelican and see how it can withstand the impact of the water from a height of 40 feet. The narrator shows the birds in action and describes the physical adaptations...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens When You Put a Hummingbird in a Wind Tunnel?
Hummingbirds consume their weight in nectar every day. The video explains their unusual flying abilities. From holding their bodies perfectly still while flapping their wings in mid air in order to get the nectar to shaking off water...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable