This 8 page document will give the students a deep understanding of adaptations including structural and behavioral. The lessons include the topics of basic needs, adaptations, hibernation, migration, fossils, extinction, and natural selection.
S4.B.1.1.2 Compare similar functions of external characteristics of organisms (e.g., anatomical characteristics: appendages, type of covering, body segments).
S4.B.1.1.3 Describe basic needs of plants and animals (e.g., air, water, food).
S4.B.2.1.1 Identify characteristics for plant and animal survival in different environments (e.g., wetland, tundra, desert, prairie, deep ocean, forest).
S4.B.2.1.2 Explain how specific adaptations can help a living organism survive (e.g., protective coloration, mimicry, leaf size and shapes, ability to catch or retain water).