3.4 Animal Adaptations

The student will investigate and understand that behavioral and physical adaptations
allow animals to respond to life needs. Key concepts include:
a) methods of gathering and storing food, finding shelter, defending themselves, and rearing young; and
b) hibernation, migration, camouflage, mimicry, instinct, and learned behavior.

Research Resources:
Sheppard Software – Hidden Animals
Eco Kids Animal Adaptations
Animal Adaptations
Virtual Wild Animal Assembly
Sea Otter Adaptations
Arctic Adaptations

Henrico 21 Lessons:
Animal Adaptations and the Classroom Zoo
Save the Animals
Animal Guess Who
Habitat Adaptation Research Project
Animal Adaptations Comic Life
Military Challenge: Animal Adaptations

Design Briefs:
S1-Amazing Animal Adaptations
Biomimicry:  Natural Designs