Survival in Extreme Environments

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Survival in Extreme Environments

In this activity, students investigate the adaptations that allow animals to survive in extreme environments. Students plan and conduct a hands-on investigation to answer the question/s below. Student groups may investigate one or both inquiry questions:

  • Which animal will stay the coolest in a hot environment?
  • Which animal will stay the warmest in a cold environment?

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