Objective: To familiarize students with how animals and people adapt to Northern temperatures.
Introduction: Over time, animals have developed certain features that allow them to survive in harsh climates. In the North, cold Temperatures, freezing waters and winds can make it difficult to survive. Animals that live in the North have adapted by altering behavior, physiology and body chemistry. This lesson aims to introduce students to adaptations and what humans may learn from them.
Curriculum Connections: Science Strands:
Diversity of Living Things – cold and warm-blooded animals, adaptations