Animal Adaptations Unit
This science unit is prepared to teach all about the animal adaptation in the subject of biology. "Animal Adaptations" includes key information and everything you’ll need to teach your students how animals use their adaptations to survive.
Adaptations in the environment,for both plants and animals, is an important part of the science standards in many grade levels. This ready-made presentations as pdf file includes engaging real life photos of very interesting animal adaptations with explanations.
The unit includes discussion questions with worksheets at the end. Your students will enjoy this engaging lesson on animal adaptations! Students may research different facts about each type of animal adaptation.
The unit involves the following Completed facts and topics for each of the following animal adaptations:
1. Introduction to animal adaptations
2. Classification of adaptations
3. Physical adaptations
4. Structural adaptations
5. Behavioral adaptations
6. Innate behavior
7. Important definitions such as Migration, hibernation, estivation etc...
8. Learned behavior
9. Homiostasis and their adaptation
10.Endotherms and their adaptation
11. Ectotherms and their adaptations
12.Use of animal adaptations as animal defense
13.Adaptation application for various animals such as, camel,Giraffe, Polar bear, Penguin, Shark, Ostrich, Tigers, Duck,Red eye tree frog, Turtle and Golden eagle.
The following subtypes of the adaptations are covered in above main topics..
Camouflage, Mimicry, Hibernation, Estivation, Mimicry, Migration, chemical defense, Food storage, Body covering.
All the given topics are very well explained with number of the clear pictures which will create a deep interest among students to know more and more about the unit.
Total 13 different worksheets are included as a part of review and test to engage students the end of the whole unit.
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