National Wildlife Federation: Investigating Bat Adaptations

Students investigate adaptations that increase a bat’s chance of finding food and surviving in a particular habitat.

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
✔ List several different foods that bats eat.
✔ Describe anatomical features that lend themselves to particular bat diets.
✔ Analyze bat features to accurately predict their diets.

Grade Level: 3-6
Time: two activity periods
Subject: science
Skills: observation, comparison, hypothesizing

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K-6, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade
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