Lesson plan

Natural selection of animal adaptations

Summary
Play a game of natural selection, then look at animal parts and live animals and discuss their adaptations.
Science content
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Biology: Evolution, Natural Selection (7)
Procedure

Play the game.
Use the animal adaptation collection to discuss how animals evolve features to maximize their chances of being able to eat, and not to be eaten.

Grades taught
Gr 1
Gr 2
Gr 3
Teaching Site
Gordon Elementary Science Club