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Plant And Animal Adaptations PowerPoint

PowerPoint | 28 pages|Grades: 5 - 6

A 28 slide editable PowerPoint Template for teaching a unit on plant and animal adaptation.

This PowerPoint presentation includes:

  • a tuning in activity, where students brainstorm the features of three different environments, as well as the features of organisms living in those environments
  • slides on adaptation, genetic mutation and the three types of adaptations present in plants and animals
  • structural adaptations slides, including both teacher explanation and an activity for students
  • behavioural adaptations slides, including both teacher explanation and an activity for students
  • physiological adaptations slides, including both teacher explanation and an activity for students
  • summary slide.

All worksheets mentioned in this PowerPoint can be found in the Animal Adaptations Teaching Resource Pack. You might also like to use the posters and additional cut-out decorations for group activities and assignments.


  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Kirsty Court

This powerpoint is not opening. Keeps saying there is an irreparable error.

Kirsty Court · May 30th, 2018


Hi Kirsty,

I hope you could resolve the issue. I have taken a look and the file is fine on our end. Could you please try to download it again?

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Kristian · May 30th, 2018

irene clayton

Id love this for my PBL

irene clayton · Jun 8th, 2015

Resource Updates

  • Changed 'protection from prey' to 'protection from predators' on slide 24.

    Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Mar 2nd, 2017

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