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Adaptation of Selected Animals

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Operationally define adaptation.

Recognize that humans have adaptations for survival in their habitat.


adaptation


DISCUSSION:
Discuss ways humans are adapted for living in their environment.


Describe ways their selected animals are adapted to survival in their habitat.

regeneration

camouflage


ACTIVITY:
Seeing is believing
Project Wild
pp. 99 & 100
Students use kaleidoscopes, binoculars, or telescopes to stimulate various vision adaptations.

ACTIVITY:
Surprise Terrarium
Project Wild
pp. 101 & 102
Students look for a well camouflaged animal in a terrarium and discuss the importance of camouflage as an adaptation.

ACTIVITY:
Refer to previous activities about internal and external anatomy of selected animal; describe how it is adapted to live in its habitat.

Last updated September 14, 1999

Questions and or comments can be addressed to:
Melani Bendfeldt, Lower Hudson Regional Information Center.