Name one adaptation that animals have to help them survive in their environment?
Animals adapt to their environment by changing their behaviour and physical characteristics. Adaptations help animals survive in different habitats and climates. Examples of adaptation include thick fur for cold climates, long legs for running, and sharp claws for hunting.
Camouflage: a method of adaptation that helps animals blend into their environment to hide from predators. Mimicry: a form of adaptation where an animal looks like another object or creature to avoid being seen by predators. Resource Partitioning: a form of adaptation where different species of animals use the same resource in different ways or times so they don't compete with each other.
Some animals, like the arctic fox, have fur that changes color with the seasons in order to blend into its environment. Some animals, like the chameleon, can change color to blend into its environment. Some animals, like the elephant seal, can hold their breath underwater for up to two hours!
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What are some common physical and behavioral adaptations that animals have?
How do animals adapt to changes in their environment?
What advantages do animals have because of their adaptations?
How can changes in the environment affect animal adaptations?
Brain break: Draw a dancing slice of pizza with a smiley face in the middle of it and tomato sauce all around.
Question: How do animal adaptations help them survive in their environment? Clues: • Think about how different animals have different body parts that help them in their environment. • Look at the different ways animals can move and how that helps them survive. • Look at the different ways animals can hide or camouflage themselves. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Draw a picture of an animal that lives in a desert and how it has adapted to survive in that environment. B. In pairs, draw a picture of an animal that has adapted to live in a cold environment.
What is it called when an animal changes its color to blend in with its surroundings?
Which of these animals has webbed feet for swimming?
What do you call an animal that sleeps during the winter to save energy?
- None of the above
What adaptation helps some animals climb trees?
- Sharp Claws
- Webbed Feet
- Long Legs
Work together in pairs: What are three different types of adaptations that help an animal survive in its environment?