Adaptations in Birds and Mammals
Using specimens from bird and mammal collections, students analyze the similarities and differences in anatomy, form and function between these animal groups. Students then develop hypotheses to account for observed patterns and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of specific adaptations.
Science Curriculum Correlation(s): 8.L.3-Organisms Interact with and Respond to Biotic & Abiotic Factors, 8.L.4-Evolution of Organisms and Landforms over Time, Bio.2.1-Interdependent Relationships of Living Things.
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