Can you name one structure found on animals?
Animals are made up of different parts. These parts help them to survive in their environment. Understanding animal structures can help us learn more about animals.
Structures of Animals
Cell: The smallest living unit of life that make up all living things. Organism: A living being, such as an animal or plant. Tissue: A group of cells that work together to do a specific job within an organism.
Hair is made up of a protein called keratin. The skin of some animals has special cells that allow them to sense their environment. Certain animal bones are hollow, which makes them lighter and easier to move.
Work together in pairs: What structures does your favorite animal have that helps it survive and thrive?
Work together in pairs: What is one adaptation you have learned about regarding animal structures?
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What types of structures do animals have?
What type of structure helps animals detect their surroundings?
What type of structure helps animals move?
What type of structure helps animals protect themselves from predators?
What type of structure helps animals find food?