Animals adapt to their environment to survive. These can be anatomical (structural), behavioural or physiological Adaptations.
The anatomical Adaptations are the physical features of the animals. Examples are a cat’s claw, a rabbit’s back legs or the shape of an animal.
Behavioural Adaptations can be skills passed down from parents. They can also be learnt from a young age. (Such as swimming or hunting.) The same behaviour will occur generation after generation.
Physiological Adaptations are changes to the body’s functions. For example, some animals may learn to make venom. Others may learn better ways to maintain body temperature.
In this workshop we will discuss and display many animals. With each one, we will see how they’ve adapted to their environment. Every participant will get the chance to touch, hold and interact with them.The Adaptions workshop is ideal for primary and secondary school pupils.
Learn all about the fascinating science of adaptions. Including:
- What is an adaptation?
- Different adaptations
- Examples of adaptations
- How animals adapt to their environment
Animals to use
All animal groups are used in this session