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Adapting Human Gear: Animal Adaptations

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Students think about the adaptations of animals and create a product for humans. Example: a glove that allows you to climb up walls. Children become industrial designers. They think of a problem and come up with a solution for a new product.

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Body, Side Profile (Face), Side Profile (Head), Chest, Arm, Hand, Legs, Foot

Next Generation Science Standard (First Grade): Structure, Function, and Information Processing
Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Examples from NGSS:
turtle or acorn shell bicycle helmet, knee pads, backpack
animal tails and plant roots to stabilize a structure
plant thorns or porcupine quills to keep out intruders
exceptional eye sight or hearing to detect intruders
animal scales to protect from predators

Other Examples:
rattle to warn predators
beak to crack nuts
blubber to keep warm
gills to breath under water
change color to hide or communicate
etc
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10
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