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Exploring Nature Educational Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Adaptations for Survival - The Spittlebug

Adaptations for Survival - The Spittlebug

Objectives: After watching the film, students will be able to answer the questions on the movie worksheet and begin to understand how adaptation can help an animal survive in its habitat.

To learn more about the spittlebug: LINK

Adaptations for Survival - The Spittlebug

Science Content Standards

3. Life Science Standards

Science subject matter focuses on the science facts, concepts, principles, theories, and models that are important for all students to know, understand, and use.

K-4 Characteristics of organisms, life cycles of organisms, organisms and environments

5-8 Adaptations of organisms

Citing Research References

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When citing a WEBSITE the general format is as follows.
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Amsel, Sheri. "Adaptations for Survival - The Spittlebug" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2017. February 20, 2017
< http://exploringnature.org/db/view/3479 >

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