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Allison McGlothing

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Plant and Animal Adaptations

The structures of plants and animals are adapted to particular environments. Structures of some animals, such as the blubber of seals or the fur of rabbits, help some animals survive in cold weather conditions. Structures, such as the waxy coating of a cactus or the presence of spines instead of leaves, help some plants survive in hot, dry conditions. An adaptation is a physical or behavioral characteristic that helps an animal or plant survive in its environment. 1. Click the to watch the video and notice adaptations that are interesting to you. 2. Fill in the graphic organizer using . Write down the name of the animal, one of its adaptations, and the purpose of that adaptation. 3. Do this for at least 2 animals. 4. Turn it in .

3rd Grade, Science
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