About This Chapter
Adaptations for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
This kid-friendly chapter on adaptations is designed to help elementary students review the basics of human, behavioral and thermophile adaptations. Our bite-sized lessons are taught by expert science instructors who break down adaptation topics in a way that's easy for young students to understand. Students will be able to access these lessons at any time, and the included assessment quizzes are designed to solidify their comprehension of important adaptation concepts.
- Defining adaptations
- Human adaptations
- Behavioral adaptations
- Thermophiles adaptations
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about adaptations will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about adaptations.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding information about different types of adaptations
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about adaptations
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about science (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about adaptations
- Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra science resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the adaptation topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about adaptations.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands adaptations by completing the Adaptations for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. What Are Adaptations? - Lesson for Kids
Have you ever wondered why giraffes have long necks? A giraffe's unique neck is an adaptation. Learn what adaptations are, the two main types of adaptations, and see examples of adaptations in this lesson.
2. Human Adaptations: Lesson for Kids
Humans have adapted to living in almost every habitat. Our bodies, brains, and language are more developed than any other animal. This lesson describes three easily recognizable adaptations that have allowed us to develop more than any other species.
3. Behavioral Adaptations: Lesson for Kids
When we look outside, we see birds flying and squirrels hiding nuts. Many of the actions animals perform help them survive. Learn what behavioral adaptations are and how they help animals survive in this lesson.
4. Thermophiles Adaptations: Lesson for Kids
Thermophiles are creatures that seem to defy the laws of nature by living in extremely hot environments. How are they able to not only survive, but thrive in these conditions? Learn about the unique adaptations of these organisms.
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Other chapters within the Adaptations for Kids course
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- Aquatic Animal Adaptations for Elementary School
- Bird Adaptations for Elementary School
- Insect Adaptations for Elementary School
- Mammal Adaptations for Elementary School
- Plant Adaptations for Elementary School
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