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Adaptations. An inherited trait that is encoded in the DNA that increases the chance of survival. Types of Adaptations. Write on the fron t. Structural – Morphological Physical features Shaped better Physiological – Functional Allow the organism to perform certain functions or actions

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Adaptations

Adaptations

An inherited trait that is encoded in the DNA that increases the chance of survival


Types of adaptations

Types of Adaptations

Write on the front

  • Structural – Morphological

    • Physical features

    • Shaped better

  • Physiological – Functional

    • Allow the organism to perform certain functions or actions

    • Works better

  • Behavioral –

    • Behavior or the ability to learn

    • Acts better


Where do these belong

Where do these belong?

  • Aposematic coloration

    • Warning coloration “Don’t eat me, I’m poisonous!”

      Structural


Where do these belong1

Where do these belong?

  • Courtship Rituals

    • The one with the best ritual (dance, house, or look etc.) gets the chance to mate.

      Behavioral


Where do these belong2

Where do these belong?

  • Camouflage

    • Blends in to environment

      Structural


Where do these belong3

Where do these belong?

  • Defense - frogs

    • poisonous

      Structural


Where do these belong4

Where do these belong?

  • Counter shading

    • Dark color on top, light on the bottom

      Structural


Where do these belong5

Where do these belong?

  • Eye Spots

    • Coloration to look similar to another animals eyes, used for defense

      Structural


Where do these belong6

Where do these belong?

  • Defense-lizards

    • Skin Flap that the lizards expands when frightened

      Behavioral


Where do these belong7

Where do these belong?

  • Defense – Puffer fish

    • Expanding of the body when threatened or frightened

      Behavioral


Where do these belong8

Where do these belong?

  • Eyes in front

    • Allows an animal to judge distances (to catch prey)

      Structural


Where do these belong9

Where do these belong?

  • Eyes to the side

    • Allows an animal see a wide area so a predator can’t sneak up

      Structural


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Where do these belong?

  • Gas exchange in plants

    Functional


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Where do these belong?

  • Hearing

    • Does an animal have good hearing?

      Functional


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Where do these belong?

  • Geotropism

    • A plant’s response to gravity

      Behavioral


Where do these belong13

Where do these belong?

  • Kidneys in desert animals

    • Help conserve water

      Functional


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Where do these belong?

  • Group Defense – Musk Ox

    • When they sense danger, musk ox will surround young to protect them

      Behavioral


Where do these belong15

Where do these belong?

  • Leaf Cuticle

    • Waxy coating on a leaf that helps conserve water

      Structural


Where do these belong16

Where do these belong?

  • Mimicry

    • When one animals coloring is like another poisonous animals coloring so they are not eaten

      Structural


Where do these belong17

Where do these belong?

  • Perspiring

    • Sweating

      Functional


Where do these belong18

Where do these belong?

  • Opposable thumbs

    Structural


Where do these belong19

Where do these belong?

  • Petal color

    • To attract pollinating insects

      Structural


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Where do these belong?

  • Panting

    • Helps keep an animal cool

      Functional


Where do these belong21

Where do these belong?

  • Phototropism

    • When plants bend towards sunlight

      Behavioral


Where do these belong22

Where do these belong?

  • Root Hairs

    • Small hairs that help a root absorb more things from the soil

      Structural


Where do these belong23

Where do these belong?

  • Spines on a cactus

    Structural


Where do these belong24

Where do these belong?

  • Smell

    Functional


Where do these belong25

Where do these belong?

  • Talons

    • Sharp claw like structures

      Structural


Where do these belong26

Where do these belong?

  • Speed

    Functional


Where do these belong27

Where do these belong?

  • Teeth shape

    Structural


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