Wetlands Physical and Behavioural Adaptations | Paper and Digital
Teach your students all about the physical and behavioural adaptations of plants and animals in wetlands ecosystems with this no-prep activity where students are asked to document a new species found in the wetlands. Everything you need to teach and assess adaptations is ready to go as soon as you are.
This engaging resource includes:
- complete lesson plans with opportunities to differentiate for your students.
- background information for teachers.
- student pages and templates.
- photographs of student examples
- answer keys and suggested answers.
- creative and critical thinking task where students will use what they have learned about adaptations to create fictional plants and animals.
- a quiz.
- extension opportunities that discuss life cycles, food chains, and everything else one would need to know about the life of the organisms created by your students.
- plants and animals native to Canada. Sorry, no alligators.
- a digital version with loose text that your assistive technology can read.
This lesson was classroom tested several times with a variety of students and it is a classroom favourite.
This resource aligns with:
- Alberta Program of Studies Grade 5 Science Wetland Ecosystems
This resource supports:
- any upper elementary or middle school science unit about wetlands or ecosystems.
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