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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

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Where do these belong?
  • Courtship Rituals
    • The one with the best ritual (dance, house, or look etc.) gets the chance to mate.

Behavioral

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Where do these belong?
  • Camouflage
    • Blends in to environment

Structural

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Where do these belong?
  • Defense - frogs
    • poisonous

Structural

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Where do these belong?
  • Counter shading
    • Dark color on top, light on the bottom

Structural

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Where do these belong?
  • Eye Spots
    • Coloration to look similar to another animals eyes, used for defense

Structural

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  • Defense-lizards
    • Skin Flap that the lizards expands when frightened

Behavioral

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Where do these belong?
  • Defense – Puffer fish
    • Expanding of the body when threatened or frightened

Behavioral

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  • Eyes in front
    • Allows an animal to judge distances (to catch prey)

Structural

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  • Eyes to the side
    • Allows an animal see a wide area so a predator can’t sneak up

Structural

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  • Gas exchange in plants

Functional

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  • Hearing
    • Does an animal have good hearing?

Functional

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Where do these belong?
  • Geotropism
    • A plant’s response to gravity

Behavioral

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  • 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

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  • Leaf Cuticle
    • Waxy coating on a leaf that helps conserve water

Structural

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

Structural

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  • Perspiring
    • Sweating

Functional

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  • Opposable thumbs

Structural

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Where do these belong?
  • Petal color
    • To attract pollinating insects

Structural

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  • Panting
    • Helps keep an animal cool

Functional

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Where do these belong?
  • Phototropism
    • When plants bend towards sunlight

Behavioral

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Where do these belong?
  • Root Hairs
    • Small hairs that help a root absorb more things from the soil

Structural

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Where do these belong?
  • Spines on a cactus

Structural

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Where do these belong?
  • Smell

Functional

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Where do these belong?
  • Talons
    • Sharp claw like structures

Structural

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  • Speed

Functional

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Where do these belong?
  • Teeth shape

Structural

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