Basic needs
Vocabulary
Adaptation
Animal Group
100

What do all animals do?

Reproduce (have babies)
100
When animals go into a deep, sleep like state in winter
Hibernation
100

A camel has long eyelashes, what kind of environment would this be an adaptation for?

dry and sandy

100

This animal group has dry skin covered with scales. These animals mostly lay their eggs on land.

Reptile

200

A squirrel is using twigs and leaves to make a nest. What is the squirrel doing?

Building a shelter

200

To move, travel, or relocate in search of food, water, or shelter.

Migration

200

An animal has fur and a thick layer of fat. Which environment does it have adaptations for?

a cold and icy environment

200

These animals have fur or hair that covers its skin. Most of these animals give birth to live young.

Mammal

300

A cow is eating grass. What need is this meeting?

Need for food

300

Certain things, such as food, water, air, and shelter, that a living thing needs to live and grow.

Basic needs

300

Different moths live on trees with white bark. Birds like to eat moths. Which moth has an adaptation that could help it survive?

White moth

300

This animal that lives in water and on land.

Amphibian

400

A deer is drinking from a river. What need is this meeting?

Need for water
400

Something that helps a living thing survive in its environment

adaptation

400

This adaptation helps the Arctic fox.

Fur that changes colors.

400

These animals have feathers that cover its skin. Feathers and wings help these animals fly.

Bird

500

What are the basic needs of animals?

Food, water, air, and shelter

500

All the living and nonliving things in a place

environment

500

Sea urchins have sharp spines. How does this adaptation help them?

It protects them from other animals.

500

These animals live in water and take in oxygen through gills.

Fish
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