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Plant And Animal Adaptations PowerPoint

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28 pages (PDF, PowerPoint)|Suitable for 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.

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  • irene clayton

    Id love this for my PBL

    Comment by irene clayton on June 8, 2015 at 1:31 am


  • Kirsty Court

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

    Comment by Kirsty Court on May 30, 2018 at 2:07 am


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      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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      Official comment by Kristian on May 30, 2018 at 7:48 am


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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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