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Animal Adaptations

There are 38 videos in this category and 19 videos in 4 subcategories.

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Ages: 9 - 18
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Unhinged!
From teachersdomain.org, produced by WGBH
Sometimes you can tell what a structure does just by looking at it. The environment plays a critical role in shaping the evolutionary changes that organisms undergo. For animals, food is one of the most important components of the environment. This v... [more]
October 2, 2010 at 12:25 PM
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Ages: 7 - 14
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Turtle Defenses
From teachersdomain.org, produced by WPSU
In this video from the WPSU’s series Outside, a staff member from Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center at Penn State University explains how some species of turtle protect themselves in their environment. Turtles, like many other species, are facing o... [more]
October 2, 2010 at 12:14 PM
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Ages: 8 - 11
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Camel Adaptation Rap Song w/LYRICS
From YouTube
This music video describes the specific adaptations that a camel has to survive in the arid desert.  The song moves quickly.  Lyrics are provided at the bottom of the screen.  Cartoon animation.  Run time 03:20.
November 15, 2010 at 06:59 PM
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Ages: 7 - 14
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Flying Snake and Lizard
From kids.nationalgeographic.com, produced by National Geographic
In this professionally made video, you can watch as a "flying" snake tries to attack a flying lizard, but the lizard gets away because it flies too. This video could be used on a unit about snakes, predators, or animal adaptations. Run time 01:47.
December 1, 2010 at 03:57 PM
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Ages: 7 - 13
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The Adaptation Song with lyrics
From YouTube
This is a fun song that uses the adaptations of a camel to explain what adaptations are.  The lyrics appear on the bottom of the screen (although very quickly) as they are rapped.  (02:30)
October 24, 2012 at 11:48 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Frozen Frogs
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
In this video adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, learn how the common wood frog survives the cold winter. Wood frogs are found in the northern United States and Canada and must endure freezing cold temperatures for parts of the year. In order to survive t... [more]
September 9, 2010 at 10:43 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Nocturnal Lizards
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
In this video segment from Outdoor Nevada, host Brian Wignall asks herpetologist Jim Moore about two desert-dwelling lizards: the Western banded gecko and the desert night lizard. Unlike most other lizards, these lizards are predominantly nocturnal, ... [more]
September 26, 2010 at 12:54 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Ruminants
From teachersdomain.org, produced by WGBH
How is it that cattle, goats, and deer can grow strong and healthy on a diet consisting of little more than grass and leaves? This video segment explores the incredible efficiency of the ruminant digestive system, a set of adaptations that have allow... [more]
September 28, 2010 at 08:32 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
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Plant and Animal Adaptation
From YouTube
This informative video teaches students about plant and animal adaptations. Camouflage and migration are examples of adaptation. This is a great resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts and/or lessons on this topic. (2:21)
July 8, 2012 at 10:45 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Giant Excavated Ant Colony Reveals Marvellous Wonder
From wimp.com
Tons of cement are poured down a large ant colony and discover a virtual city. Massive. It is eight meters deep and 150 feet wide. Three minute video that can not be missed. Have the students quess how large it is before watching the video. Develop a... [more]
August 13, 2010 at 08:30 PM
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