Animal Adaptations Resources
||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.
Lesson Plans & Activities
- Explore Activity: Exploring Feeding Adaptations
Students make a mouth model to explore the feeding adaptations of different animals. Materials list, advance preparation instructions, lab hints and tips, safety tips, rubric, worksheets, and answer key are provided.
- Animal Adaptation Project -- Scoring Rubric
Give this rubric to students before they begin their animal adaptation project. Use it to evaluate the students' work in four categories: planning, model building, poster, and presentation.