Science Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Animal Diversity and Adaptations

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Missouri Standards

MO.3. Characteristics and Interactions of Living Organisms
3.1. There is a fundamental unity underlying the diversity of all living organisms
3.1.D. Plants and animals have different structures that serve similar functions necessary for the survival of the organism
3.1.D.a. Scope and Sequence - Classification of Plants and Animals: Compare structures (e.g., wings vs. fins vs. legs; gills vs. lungs; feathers vs. hair vs. scales) that serve similar functions for animals belonging to different vertebrate classes
3.1.E. Biological classifications are based on how organisms are related
3.1.E.c. Scope and Sequence - Classification of Plants and Animals: Classify animals as vertebrates or invertebrates
3.1.E.d. Scope and Sequence - Classification of Plants and Animals: Classify vertebrate animals into classes (amphibians, birds, reptiles, mammals, fish) based on their characteristics