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Chapter 3 Science

Chapter 3, Lesson 1 -Adaptations

Adaptation a body part or a behavior that a living thing gets from its parents that helps it survive
Air plants take in carbon dioxide
Basic Needs food
Birds these have different beaks for different food
Camouflage an adaptation where an organism blends into its environment Ex: a rabbit that is white in the winter and brown in the summer
Food plants make their own by using sunlight
Frogs they have long tongues to help catch insect
Hibernation when an animal's body slows because of a change in their environment. Heart rate and breathing rate slow down so the animal can survive with less food and oxygen. Examples of animals that do this are squirrels and woodchucks
Lions this animal has fast speed to catch prey
Migration when an animal moves to a new place during different seasons to find food
Mimicry an adaptation where an organism pretends to be something else to help it hide. Ex: a walking stick looks like a stick
Natural Selection the process by which organisms with favorable traits are more likely to survive and produce offspring.
Survival of the fittest Ex: Peppered moths had two varieties- light and dark.
Scales keeps a reptile from drying out
Shelter a place that protects the organism. Example: houses
Water plants get water from rain
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