Adaptations

the changes that organisms go through to live

ADAPTATIONS FOR LIVING IN WATER

All fish have gills to help them breath underwater. All Beavers have webbed feet to help them swim in water.

ADAPTATIONS FOR LIVING IN DESERTS

Jackrabbits hide underground during the day because of the heat. When it rains the small leaves on the Saguaro cactus don't let water evaporate fast because they need lots of water and they don't get a lot.

Adaptations

Adaptations are many different features that plants, animals, and other organisms have.

Adaptations for living in Tundra

The Arctic fox has a thick layer of fur to keep it warm. A seal has a thick layer of fat under it's skin to keep it warn in icy waters. Ground squirrels and grizzly bears hibernate in the winter.

Adaptations for living in grass lands

Prairie grasses have stems under ground to help survive fires.

Adaptations for living in forests

Mountain Laurel can grow in shady places oak trees need more sunlight then other plants so they can grow tall and there leaves stay strong. Animals use leaves, twigs, and tree bark to hide from predators.

VOCABULARY

Environment-Everything around an organism.

Adaptation-A characteristic of an organism that helps it survive in its environment.

Migrate-When a animal travels a long distance

Hibernate-Body function slows down and the animal uses less energy.

Predators-Hunts and eats organism