SunkenAdaptations lesson

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Sunken Lesson Animal Adaptations: 

Sunken Lesson Animal Adaptations 4th and 5th Grades


Vocabulary Adaptation: any body part, behavior, or physiological capability that increases an animal's ability to survive in its environment. Behavior: - anything an animal does involving action and/or response to stimulation.


Vocabulary Biome : The world's major communities, classified according to the predominant vegetation and characterized by adaptation of organisms to that particular environment.

Confusing its Predators: 

Confusing its Predators Counter Shading: dark and light colors are a form of camouflage. A single zebra is hard for a lion to pick out in the herd.


Vocabulary Conservation: taking care of our environment by wisely managing its resources Ecosystem: a unit of plants, animals, and nonliving components of an environment that interact. Environment: the total surroundings and forces that act upon a living thing.


Vocabulary Endangered species: a species of plant or animal of which numbers are decreasing at an alarming rate and is threatened with extinction by human-made or natural changes in the environment. Extinct: no longer existing on the Earth. Habitat: the place where an animal lives.


Camouflage Camouflage: coloration that blends in with the surrounding environment.


Habitat Each Habitat creates its own environment unique to each animal.

Endangered Species: 

Endangered Species Animals that fail to adapt may become endangered or even extinct. Lack of conservation or mismanagement of land, water, and air can cause extinction.

Other Adaptations: 

Other Adaptations Bird Beaks Feet or claws Hibernation Migration Coloration

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