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Sticky Adaptations A Lesson on Natural Selection

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Now you see it, now you don't! The stick bug exhibits the ability to disappear into a wooded environment. Why does this adaptation manifest in some species, but not in others? Life science learners explore animal adaptations in nature through a WebQuest, mock bug hunt, and concept map.

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  • Test students' knowledge of adaptations by showing pictures of different environments and asking what types of adaptations would promote survival there
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