Adaptation
Camel Adaptation Song• As you watch the video. Think of the  following questions:   • What is adaptation?   • What are som...
Camel Adaptation          Adaptation: Two rows of long          eyelashes          Function: Protect against          blow...
Camel Adaptation          Adaptation: Fat stored in          hump(s)          Function: Help it to survive          long p...
Camel Adaptation          Adaptation: Thick leathery          patches on knees          Function: Protect it from         ...
Camel Adaptation          Adaptation: Broad, flat,          leathery pads at the bottom          of their hooves          ...
Understanding AdaptationStructural     Behavioural
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Adaptation

  1. 1. Adaptation
  2. 2. Camel Adaptation Song• As you watch the video. Think of the following questions: • What is adaptation? • What are some adaptation that the camel have in order to survive in the desert? http://youtu.be/sJH-01WLEg0
  3. 3. Camel Adaptation Adaptation: Two rows of long eyelashes Function: Protect against blowing sand and the sun Adaptation: Nostrils can be closed Function: Keep out blowing sand
  4. 4. Camel Adaptation Adaptation: Fat stored in hump(s) Function: Help it to survive long periods without food and water Adaptation: Thick fur and underwool Function: Provide warmth during cold desert nights and insulation against daytime heat
  5. 5. Camel Adaptation Adaptation: Thick leathery patches on knees Function: Protect it from getting burn when it kneels on the hot desert sand Adaptation: Long strong legs Function: Help carry heavy loads over long distances and keep its body further away from the hot sand
  6. 6. Camel Adaptation Adaptation: Broad, flat, leathery pads at the bottom of their hooves Function: Pads spread out when the camel places its feet on the ground thus creating a "snowshoe effect" and preventing the camel from sinking into the sand
  7. 7. Understanding AdaptationStructural Behavioural

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