Use this unit to help teach your science class about animal and plant adaptations that help them reproduce and survive!
This complete unit will save you TONS of prep time and will keep your class engaged!
Students will learn about behavioral and structural adaptations in plants and animals. This is a printable unit with reading passages, interactive notebook flaps, and more!
This unit contains a variety of activities, including two PowerPoint slideshows (with strategic note taking guide), seven pages of informational text passages, a flower dissecting lab, response pages, a true-false assessment, and answer keys for everything!
This is a great resource! I loved the slide show and activities. My students were engaged and learned a lot about animal and plant adaptations.Thomas W.
This unit is aligned with NGSS MS-LS1-4 and Utah SEEd 7.4.2!
Covering NGSS MS-LS1-4 and Utah SEEd 7.4.2, you can be sure you’re covering the information that you need to with this unit!
NGSS MS-LS1-4: Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors and specialized plant structures affect the probability of successful reproduction of animals and plants respectively.
Utah SEEd 7.4.2: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about specific animal and plant adaptations and that affect the probability of successful reproduction. Examples of adaptations could include nest building to protect young from the cold, herding of animals to protect young from predators, vocalization of animals and colorful plumage to attract mates for breeding, bright flowers attracting butterflies that transfer pollen, flower nectar and odors that attract insects that transfer pollen, or hard shells on nuts that squirrels bury.
Great unit and very comprehensive. Lots of interesting activities like the flower dissection and great slide shows and reading passages. My students were very engaged.Jennifer K.
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