Animal Adaptations Show


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Live Animal Comparison Chart


In this show, students will learn:

  • What an adaptation is and how adaptations help animals survive
  • General adaptations of each of the five vertebrate classes
  • Specific examples of adaptations by examining live and mounted animals and animal specimens (e. g. teeth or fur).

Curriclum Connection:

Fifth Grade, Standard 5, Objective 2 (Describe how some characteristics could give a species a survival adavantage in a particular environment)

Animals Included:

  • Frog
  • Snake
  • Lizard or Tortoise

Related Activities:

Related activites to be used before or after your group visits the museum for an animal adaptations show:


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