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How does fish breathe in thewater?By gills
How does the beaver survive in theforest?Their brown color help the blend in
What will the beaver do with thewood?How does it know what to do withthe wood?
ArctichareduringsummerArctichareduringwinter
Why is the girl wearing a dress inthe 1st picture and a sweater in the2nd picture?
AdaptationAny trait that helps ananimal survive.What does trait mean?Feature, behavior of aliving thing
Adaptation can be:PhysicaladaptationBehavioraladaptationEx. A snake hide inthe shadeEx. Arctic harechanges fur colorduring...
Learned or instinct?
Learned or instinct?
Learned or instinct?
Plants adaptationsPlantpartsPhysicaladaptationDesertplantsStems storewater.Ex. CactusRainforestplantsLargeleaves toget mor...
1) Hibernation(Behavioral adaptation)(Instinct)Sleep-like state
-In the fall some animals starteating more food.- Then they go into a sleeplikestate for winter (Hibernate)- The body temp...
Squirrel hibernatingBearhibernating
Travel from one place toanother and back again.2) Migrate(Behavioral adaptation)(Instinct)
Most birdstravel fromthe northernhemisphereto thesouthernhemispherein fall.
Canadageese flyfrom AlaskaandCanada tothe UnitedstatesThey return north in spring toraise their young.
Geese migrating in a vshape
Grey whales migratefrom cold watersnear Alaska to warmwaters nearCalifornia.Female whales give birth totheir young and ret...
Monarch butterfliesfly from the Unitedstates to Mexicoeach fall.
Animals hidden by theirshapes, colors andpatterns.3) Comouflage(Physical adaptation)
Geese migrating in a vshape
Imitating the look ofanother animal4) Mimicry(Physical adaptation)
How do living things survive in ecosystems
How do living things survive in ecosystems
How do living things survive in ecosystems
How do living things survive in ecosystems
How do living things survive in ecosystems
How do living things survive in ecosystems
How do living things survive in ecosystems
How do living things survive in ecosystems
How do living things survive in ecosystems
How do living things survive in ecosystems
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  1. 1. How does fish breathe in thewater?By gills
  2. 2. How does the beaver survive in theforest?Their brown color help the blend in
  3. 3. What will the beaver do with thewood?How does it know what to do withthe wood?
  4. 4. ArctichareduringsummerArctichareduringwinter
  5. 5. Why is the girl wearing a dress inthe 1st picture and a sweater in the2nd picture?
  6. 6. AdaptationAny trait that helps ananimal survive.What does trait mean?Feature, behavior of aliving thing
  7. 7. Adaptation can be:PhysicaladaptationBehavioraladaptationEx. A snake hide inthe shadeEx. Arctic harechanges fur colorduring summerand winter LearnedbehaviorInstinct(Behavioranimal knowswithout beingtaught)
  8. 8. Learned or instinct?
  9. 9. Learned or instinct?
  10. 10. Learned or instinct?
  11. 11. Plants adaptationsPlantpartsPhysicaladaptationDesertplantsStems storewater.Ex. CactusRainforestplantsLargeleaves toget moresunlight.
  12. 12. 1) Hibernation(Behavioral adaptation)(Instinct)Sleep-like state
  13. 13. -In the fall some animals starteating more food.- Then they go into a sleeplikestate for winter (Hibernate)- The body temperaturedrops.- Their heart rate slows down.- Breathe only once in a halfhour.
  14. 14. Squirrel hibernatingBearhibernating
  15. 15. Travel from one place toanother and back again.2) Migrate(Behavioral adaptation)(Instinct)
  16. 16. Most birdstravel fromthe northernhemisphereto thesouthernhemispherein fall.
  17. 17. Canadageese flyfrom AlaskaandCanada tothe UnitedstatesThey return north in spring toraise their young.
  18. 18. Geese migrating in a vshape
  19. 19. Grey whales migratefrom cold watersnear Alaska to warmwaters nearCalifornia.Female whales give birth totheir young and return in spring.
  20. 20. Monarch butterfliesfly from the Unitedstates to Mexicoeach fall.
  21. 21. Animals hidden by theirshapes, colors andpatterns.3) Comouflage(Physical adaptation)
  22. 22. Geese migrating in a vshape
  23. 23. Imitating the look ofanother animal4) Mimicry(Physical adaptation)

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