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  • 2. Adaptations
    • How do animals and plants adapt to survive in their surroundings?
    • A science project by 8NF
    • North Chadderton School
    • Oldham, UK
    By Becci
  • 3. Adaptations: The Dolphin
    • Streamlined to move fast, to catch food and to escape from predators
    • Excellent hearing to protect itself from predators
    • Very intelligent mammal
    • Swims with other dolphins for company and protection
    By Emma Walker
  • 4. Adaptations: The Crab
    • A hard shell to protect it from sharp rocks and predators.
    • Powerful pincers for gripping their prey.
    • Its legs can move it fast…to escape predators.
    By Chantelle Connell
  • 5. Adaptations: The Sparrow Hawk
    • Excellent eyesight for hunting.
    • Powerful beak and claws for catching prey.
    • Streamline body to reduce drag and allow it to move fast!
    By Natalie Fairbrother
  • 6. Adaptations: The Eagle
    • An eagle can see food from a great height!
    • It then moves swiftly down behind the prey
    • The prey must be quick to escape!
    By Michael Sapseid
  • 7. Adaptations: The Shark
    • A streamlined shape reduces drag and allows it to move fast through water.
    • Fins allow it to change direction easily
    • Powerful jaws and teeth for catching and eating food.
    By Chantelle Connell
  • 8. Adaptations: The Penguin
    • Webbed feet for powerful swimming
    • Streamlined shape to reduce drag in water
    • Thick skin and lots of fat to keep it warm in cold weather.
    • Likes to huddle with friends to keep warm
    By Natalie Pande
  • 9. Adaptations: The Chameleon
    • It can change colour to blend in with its surroundings: so its predators and prey cannot see it!
    • Extra long tongue to catch prey.
    • Eyes can rotate all around to look out for prey and predators.
    By Stephen Riding
  • 10. Adaptations: The Polar Bear
    • Thick layer of fat for insulation and food storage.
    • Thick waterproof fur for insulation
    • Large feet to reduce the pressure on the ice and snow
    • White colour for camouflage
    By Lee Cleworth
  • 11. Adaptations: The Camel
    • Loses very little water through sweating, or through its urine.
    • Sandy brown coat to camouflage it in the desert
    • Almost no fat under the skin. This allows it to keep cool in the hot climate
    By Chris Danson
  • 12. Adaptations: The Mole
    • Large front paws for digging
    • Powerful sense of smell
    • Can detect very small vibrations
    By Chris Danson