Adaptation

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Adaptation

  1. 1. ADAPTATION Organisms develop body structures, behavior and life patterns for them to be able to adjust and survive in their environment.
  2. 2. Physical/Structural Adaptation Living things have body parts and physical characteristics that enables it to survive
  3. 3. Attractive Leaves Some plants develop attractive leaves so that they can attract insects that will help them in pollination. Colorful Leaves Flower
  4. 4. Fleshy Stem/Leaves Plants found in deserts develop fleshy stem/leaves where they can store water because rain is very seldom on its habitat.
  5. 5. Protective Body Covering Animals develop hard shells or armors to protect their bodies from predator.
  6. 6. Protective Covering Animals develop thick fur, feathers and other body covering to protect themselves from extreme temperature.
  7. 7. Breathing Organs Fish develops gills so that they can breathe underwater.
  8. 8. Camouflage Some animals blend with the environment to remain unseen by their predator or prey.
  9. 9. Mimicry Some animals copy the appearance of other animals.
  10. 10. Behavioral Adaptation Living things especially animals develop behavior and actions that enables it to survive its environment.
  11. 11. Use of Tools Animals use the resources in their environment to be able to survive.
  12. 12. Defensive Behavior Skunk releases a foul smelling substance to protect itself from predators.
  13. 13. Defensive Behavior Elephants form a barricade to protect the small ones from danger.
  14. 14. Migration Animals move to different places to search for food and other needs.
  15. 15. Physiological Adaptation Living things have life patterns or metabolic activities that allows it to adjust with the changes in the environment.
  16. 16. Hibernation Some animals take a long sleep during winter to conserve their energy.
  17. 17. Estivation Some animals take a long sleep during summer to avoid getting dried up

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