Do Now. What is an adaptation?. Agenda. 1. Anticipatory Set Do now Announcements 2. Review 3. Guided Practice 4. Independent Practice 5. Closing. Announcements. Study guide Part II will be issued tomorrow Honors projects will be assigned tomorrow Your exam will be next Friday.
3a Review - Adaptations
Roosevelt elk are a type of deer that have adapted to live in the temperate rainforest. These elk have adapted to survive in an wet, cool environment.
Which adaptation has allowed Roosevelt elk to survive in their environment?
Grey squirrels have adapted to live in the temperate deciduous forest. These squirrels have adapted to survive in a forest environment with four seasons.
Which adaptations have allowed grey squirrels to survive in their environment?
A. - Storing food for winter
- Grey fur to blend in with tree bark
B. - Big ears to keep cool
- Long tails to help them balance
C. - Small tails to stay warm
- Webbed feet for swimming
D. - Sharp teeth to open nuts
- Small eyes to watch for predators
Polar bears have adapted to live in the tundra. These bears have adapted to survive in a cold, harsh environment.
Which adaptations have allowed polar bears to survive in their environment?
A. – Hibernating in the winter
- Having thin fur to keep cool
B. – Migrating in the winter to the desert
- White fur color for camouflage
C. - Thick fur to stay warm
- Big feet to walk on the snow
D. - Big ears to stay warm
- Sharp teeth to hunt prey
Red eyed tree frogs have adapted to live in the tropical rainforest. These frogs have adapted to survive in a warm, wet environment.
Which adaptations have allowed red eyed tree frogs to survive in their environment?
A. – Green skin to blend in with trees
- Suction disks on fingers and toes to stick to leaves
B. – Being nocturnal to hide from predators
- A short tongue to catch bugs
C. – Small ears to stay warm
- Laying their eggs on leaves over pools of water
D. - Webbed feet to climb trees
- Bright red eyes to surprise and confuse predators