This resource is for Animal and Plant Adaptations for Middle School Science. This resource can be used for Distance Learning and Online Instruction and includes both printable version and google slides and fillable worksheets in a google folder. This resource includes informational text passages and two slide shows. The worksheets can be either printed or filled in online and used with google classroom. This resource also includes printable interactive notebook pages. Students will learn about animal and plant adaptations, behavioral and structural adaptations and how these affect the probability of successful reproduction. This unit begins and ends with the use of phenomena.
This resource bundles my digital Google Resource and My Printable Resource Together. The two resources are not exactly the same, but they address the same topic. This is ideal for a teacher who needs both printable and google materials.
*****The PDF is also included with printable options. The two slide shows are available with both drag and drop interactions and a notetaking slide for distance education, and also as a standard slideshow for face to face instruction. The worksheets are in both the pdf and the google slides (as fillable). The pdf includes printable interactive notebook inserts that are not in the google slides because they did not translate to online learning. In short, this resource gives you both printable and online options to choose from.****
This resource is huge and includes lots of pages and activities! There is a True-False assessment at the end of the unit. There are seven pages of informational text and two slideshows.
NGSS MS-LS1-4. Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors and specialized plant structures affect the probability of successful reproduction of animals and plants respectively. [Clarification Statement: Examples of behaviors that affect the probability of animal reproduction could include nest building to protect young from cold, herding of animals to protect young from predators, and vocalization of animals and colorful plumage to attract mates for breeding. Examples of animal behaviors that affect the probability of plant reproduction could include transferring pollen or seeds and creating conditions for seed germination and growth. Examples of plant structures could include bright flowers attracting butterflies that transfer pollen, flower nectar and odors that attract insects that transfer pollen, and hard shells on nuts that squirrels bury.] MS-LS1-5. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence
Utah SEEd Standard 7.4.2 Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the specific animal and plant adaptations and that affect the probability of successful reproduction. Examples of adaptations could include nest building to protect young from the cold, herding of animals to protect young from predators, the vocalization of animals and colorful plumage to attract mates for breeding, bright flowers attracting butterflies that transfer pollen, flower nectar and odors that attract insects that transfer pollen, or hard shells on nuts that squirrels bury. (LS1.B))
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