STEM and Animal Behavioral Adaptations

STEM and Animal Behavioral Adaptations
STEM and Animal Behavioral Adaptations
STEM and Animal Behavioral Adaptations
STEM and Animal Behavioral Adaptations
STEM and Animal Behavioral Adaptations
STEM and Animal Behavioral Adaptations
STEM and Animal Behavioral Adaptations
STEM and Animal Behavioral Adaptations
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Have your students engineer behavioral adaptations for an animal they invent. This integrated unit complements our popular STEM and Animal Physical Adaptation packet. It provides a great way to integrate engineering into a unit on animal behavioral adaptations, biology, and nature studies. This activity was used as part of our “ Get Caught Engineering - Is It in Your Nature?” family workshop at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum.

Teacher notes, student guide, four behavioral adaptations information cards (vocalization, migration, protection behavior, and herd behavior), inquiry questions, group role cards, vocabulary list, rubric, poster, and a list of easy to find materials are all provided for you. This STEM activity is a fun hands-on lesson that can be used to review and apply concepts from a teacher’s previously taught lesson on animal adaptations and habitats.


Check out our other popular unit on this topic that focuses on physical adaptations. Teachers have been delighted with the enrichment it provides to their science unit.

“As a STEAM school that is using the Engineering Design Process, this was a great resource for me to use in our Life Science Unit. The kids had a great time creating their animals.”

“This project was awesome! Allowed my students to use creativity to demonstrate their understanding of Adaptations! Very engaging activity!”

STEM and Animal Adaptations


We also have a bundle of nature related STEM activities:

STEM and Nature Challenges-An Engineering Bundle



Need more STEM activity ideas?

We have some popular Engineering Energizers that are great for a short lesson

Give Me Five- A Bundle of Engineering Energizers

Give Me Five More Engineering Energizers


Theme based STEM activities for a program are lots of fun! How about a theme of Oceans, Super Heroes or Aviation?

Dive Into STEM: Ocean Centers for Exploration and Observation

STEM and Super Heros

Soaring with STEM: A Bundle of Aeronautical Engineering

In addition, please visit our website for more links and resources to help you organize your event. www.getcaughtengineering.com


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