Investigation 8 2 2008

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Investigation 8 2 2008

  1. 1. AdaptationAdaptation Any structure or behavior of an organism that increases its chances of surviving and reproducing
  2. 2. Behavioral AdaptationsBehavioral Adaptations • Changes an organism makes in its behaviors/actions • Examples include: –Migration –Hibernation –Nocturnal feeding –Nesting together
  3. 3. Structural AdaptationsStructural Adaptations • Changes to an organisms structure •Examples include –Long necks of giraffes –Webbed feet –Sharp claws –Striped fur –Long legs
  4. 4. Protective ColorationProtective Coloration • Form of structural adaptation • Allows animal to blend in with its environment • Also known as camouflage
  5. 5. Mimicry • Allows one animal to look like, sound, or act like another animal to fool predators into thinking it is poisonous or dangerous
  6. 6. How has the octopus adapted? Which of these are structural? Which are behavioral?
  7. 7. Reflection page 48Reflection page 48 Creatively illustrate your understanding of both behavioral and structural adaptations

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