In this Mystery, students make observations to construct an explanation of why camouflage is helpful to animals.
From beautiful butterflies to buzzing mosquitoes, insects are the most successful animals on Earth.
Around 50 percent of all the species of backboned animals alive today are fish.
Unlike us, many animals rest during the day, only becoming active as it starts to get dark.
There are over 350,000 types of beetles living on Earth, with scientists discovering more every day.
In this lesson, students will identify some important animal adaptations.
Students will have the opportunity to use photographs and related tactile items to compare the skin and coverings of various Arizona wildlife species.
Pretend you just discovered a new animal called the “desert sponge.”
All animals need water.
About 20 percent of the Earth’s land is desert.
Arizona’s native fishes have some special adaptations that allow them to find food and avoid predators.
In order to catch their prey, mountain lions need special skills or adaptations.