Animal and Plant Adaptations - 4th Grade

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Animal and Plant Adaptations


 
  
Created Mar 1, 2010
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Adaptation
 
A BODY PART or ACTIVITY that helps living things to SURVIVE
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Migration
 
TRAVELING great DISTANCES to mate or find food.
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Hibernation
 
To sleep during the COLD of WINTER
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Tendrils
 
Thin coiled STRUCTURES that help PLANTS CLIMB
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Camouflage
 
To DISGUISE ONESELF to fit into the natural surroundings.
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Plants compete for WATER, SUNLIGHT, AIR and SPACE to grow.
 
What things do plants COMPETE for?
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Two adaptations that help plants survive are: 1. Their roots are DEEP  to help them reach...
 
Name two ADAPTATIONS that help PLANTS SURVIVE?
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Seeds are scattered to new places by wind, animals and people.
 
How are seeds scattered to new places?
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Plants grow close to the ground and have hairs on their stems that act like fur to keep them...
 
What helps plants grow in COLD places?
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Cactus ROOTS do not grow very deep. This helps them to absorb as much water as possible when...
 
How are cactus plant roots a type of adaptation?
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Animals MIGRATE to a WARMER CLIMATE to LIVE and for FOOD.
 
Why do animals MIGRATE?
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BEAKS help birds SURVIVE so they can eat food and DEFEND itself.
 
Explain why BEAKS help birds SURVIVE?
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Hibernation and Migration
 
What are 2 forms of ADAPTATIONS that help animals SURVIVE?
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Bears, chipmunks, squirrels use HIBERNATION as a form of adaptation.
 
Name some animals that use HIBERNATION as a form of ADAPTATION?
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Herons and Pelicans
 
Name two birds that feed on fish, but have different beaks?
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Short Thick Beak - Used for CRUSHING SEEDS Long Thin Beak - Used to STAB...
 
How are the different BEAKS used?
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CACTUS have small NEEDLES that do not allow water to easily evaporate and it can...
 
How is a cactus adapted to its invironment?
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2 behaviors animals have to protect themselves from cold winters is to MIGRATE to a WARMER CLIMATE...
 
What are 2 behaviors animals have to protect themselves from cold winters?
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The adaptation that giraffes have is their TALL NECKS.
 
What adaptations do giraffes have to help them reach tall trees?
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Wings, legs, fins help animals ESCAPE from predators.
 
What body parts help animals ESCAPE predators?
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There SCENT keeps other animals away.
 
How do skunks keep other animals away?
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Armadillo - Small plates of tough skin - protects softer part of his body. Aye-Aye...
 
Name the adaptation for the following animals and how it helps them survive? Armadillo, Aye-Aye,...
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Electric Eel - 500 volts of electricity - used to sting its prey. Gecko - pads...
 
For the following animals name their adaptation and how it helps them survive? Electric Eel,...


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