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Lesson Plan

Natural selection of animal adaptations

Play a game of natural selection, then look at animal parts and live animals and discuss their adaptations.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Biology: Evolution, Natural Selection (7)

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