Lesson 1Lesson 1
Where doWhere do
Organisms Live?Organisms Live?
Where do OrganismsWhere do Organisms
Live?Live?
 Organisms-Organisms- a living thinga living thing
 Habitat-Habitat- the...
GIMME FIVEGIMME FIVE
 ALL ORGANISMS NEED:ALL ORGANISMS NEED:
 FOODFOOD
 WATERWATER
 AIRAIR
 SHELTERSHELTER
 SPACESPA...
Different Kinds ofDifferent Kinds of
HabitatsHabitats
 RainForestRainForest
 OceanOcean
 DesertDesert
 WetlandWetland
...
Organisms ChangingOrganisms Changing
Their EnvironmentTheir Environment
 What are two examples of Animals thatWhat are tw...
Lesson 2: AdaptationsLesson 2: Adaptations
 ALL organisms have adaptationsALL organisms have adaptations
 Adaptation: is...
AdaptationsAdaptations
 Adaptations HELP animals meet their needsAdaptations HELP animals meet their needs
 Texas Horned...
How do Organisms getHow do Organisms get
Food?Food?
Producers vs. Consumers!Producers vs. Consumers!
ProducersProducers
 Remember from Chapter 1,Remember from Chapter 1, Plants usePlants use
energy from the Sun to make foo...
ConsumersConsumers
 Other Animals, like the Prairie Dog areOther Animals, like the Prairie Dog are
Consumers.Consumers.
...
ConsumersConsumers
 Some Consumers, like rabbits, deer,Some Consumers, like rabbits, deer,
horses and elephants, ONLY eat...
Food ChainFood Chain
 A Food ChainA Food Chain is the way food passesis the way food passes
from one organism to anotherf...
Food ChainsFood Chains
 **All Food Chains begin with a Producer****All Food Chains begin with a Producer**
 **Food Chain...
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Chapter 3 Animal Adaptations

  1. 1. Lesson 1Lesson 1 Where doWhere do Organisms Live?Organisms Live?
  2. 2. Where do OrganismsWhere do Organisms Live?Live?  Organisms-Organisms- a living thinga living thing  Habitat-Habitat- the place where an animal livesthe place where an animal lives  Environment-Environment- all the things thatall the things that surround an organism (trees, grass,surround an organism (trees, grass, rocks, soil)rocks, soil)
  3. 3. GIMME FIVEGIMME FIVE  ALL ORGANISMS NEED:ALL ORGANISMS NEED:  FOODFOOD  WATERWATER  AIRAIR  SHELTERSHELTER  SPACESPACE
  4. 4. Different Kinds ofDifferent Kinds of HabitatsHabitats  RainForestRainForest  OceanOcean  DesertDesert  WetlandWetland  See pictures on pgs. A60-A61See pictures on pgs. A60-A61
  5. 5. Organisms ChangingOrganisms Changing Their EnvironmentTheir Environment  What are two examples of Animals thatWhat are two examples of Animals that can change their environment?can change their environment?  Beavers build dams to create homes andBeavers build dams to create homes and to protect themselvesto protect themselves  Groundhogs dig burrows to live in. ThisGroundhogs dig burrows to live in. This causes many problems for humans!causes many problems for humans!
  6. 6. Lesson 2: AdaptationsLesson 2: Adaptations  ALL organisms have adaptationsALL organisms have adaptations  Adaptation: is a structure or behavior thatAdaptation: is a structure or behavior that helps an organism survivehelps an organism survive  Can you think of some examples?Can you think of some examples?  (mountain goats and fish)(mountain goats and fish)
  7. 7. AdaptationsAdaptations  Adaptations HELP animals meet their needsAdaptations HELP animals meet their needs  Texas Horned LizardsTexas Horned Lizards use camouflageuse camouflage to blend in with theirto blend in with their environment and protect themselvesenvironment and protect themselves  Giraffes have long necks to eat food off the tops of trees.Giraffes have long necks to eat food off the tops of trees. Their color pattern also helps them blend in and providesTheir color pattern also helps them blend in and provides protection from enemies!protection from enemies!  The Hover Fly looks like a bee,The Hover Fly looks like a bee, but it is actually NOTbut it is actually NOT poisonous.poisonous. Enemies tend to stay away!Enemies tend to stay away!  The Redwood Trees have thick bark,The Redwood Trees have thick bark, so they do not burn easily.so they do not burn easily. The bark also protects them from insects, diseases and decayThe bark also protects them from insects, diseases and decay (rotting).(rotting).
  8. 8. How do Organisms getHow do Organisms get Food?Food? Producers vs. Consumers!Producers vs. Consumers!
  9. 9. ProducersProducers  Remember from Chapter 1,Remember from Chapter 1, Plants usePlants use energy from the Sun to make food.energy from the Sun to make food.  Plants are Producers,Plants are Producers, or an organismor an organism that makes its own foodthat makes its own food
  10. 10. ConsumersConsumers  Other Animals, like the Prairie Dog areOther Animals, like the Prairie Dog are Consumers.Consumers.  Consumers are organisms that MUST eatConsumers are organisms that MUST eat foodfood  Look at the picture on pg. A 71, Which onesLook at the picture on pg. A 71, Which ones are Producers? Which are Consumers?are Producers? Which are Consumers?
  11. 11. ConsumersConsumers  Some Consumers, like rabbits, deer,Some Consumers, like rabbits, deer, horses and elephants, ONLY eat plants.horses and elephants, ONLY eat plants.  Other Consumers, like hawks, spiders,Other Consumers, like hawks, spiders, cats and snakes, ONLY eat animalscats and snakes, ONLY eat animals
  12. 12. Food ChainFood Chain  A Food ChainA Food Chain is the way food passesis the way food passes from one organism to anotherfrom one organism to another  Point to the pictures on pg. A72/A73Point to the pictures on pg. A72/A73  How is this a Food Chain? Describe theHow is this a Food Chain? Describe the chain in your own wordschain in your own words 
  13. 13. Food ChainsFood Chains  **All Food Chains begin with a Producer****All Food Chains begin with a Producer**  **Food Chains are found everywhere! (soil,**Food Chains are found everywhere! (soil, land and water!)land and water!)  Predators-Predators- organisms that captures and eatsorganisms that captures and eats other animalsother animals  Prey-Prey- an organism that is captured and eaten!an organism that is captured and eaten!

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