Animal Adaptations Resources

Tree frogs in the rain forest  Introduce students to the study of ecological adaptation through lesson plans, worksheets, and group activities. Supplement your science unit with printable resources and projects that will help you teach students about the different ways in which animals adapt to their environment. Use these life-science materials to examine how organisms respond to predators, seasonal change, and other threats. Explore how migration, hibernation, and physical changes protect species and help them survive.

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