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Research focus
Adaptations for moving, getting food, protection, and reproduction.
  • 1 adaptation for structure
  • 1 adaptation for behavior

PROJECT TIMELINE
  • Day 1:
    • You will select animal to research
    • You will use library print resources and note-taking sheet to take notes on their animal (using specific teacher-guided questions) Heinemann First and Wildlife and other print books related to your chosen topic.

  • Day 2:
    • You will use World Book online and Britannica Kids online databases to search for answers to fill in any unfinished or uncompleted research focuses.
    • WHAT IS AN ADAPTATION? Play this game for more info: ANIMAL ADAPTATIONS GAME

During research, you should focus on animal adaptations** that help your animal to survive in its environment. These can be things like adaptations for moving, getting food, protection, and reproduction.


WEBSITE FOR LATIN ANIMAL NAMES: https://a-z-animals.com/animals/scientific/


FINAL PROJECT
  • In class, you will create a new animal that could survive in an environment of your choosing. You will create a trading card for the real animal and your "inventasaurus."