Lesson Plan

Exploring Animal Adaptations!

Give your students the opportunity to explore the perspectives of different characters by using the "See Think Wonder" Visible Thinking Routine from Harvard's Project Zero.
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Learning Objectives

Students will understand the importance of close observation and developing curiosity when exploring any new topic.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
See Think WonderAmerican White PelicanChinstrap Penguin
  • Tell students that today they will be introducing the concept of adaptation. Define adaptation as the change that happens when species become better suited to their environment.
  • Inform students that they'll be working together to look closely at birds that adapted in two different ways to become better suited to their environments.