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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Tennessee Standards

TN.5. Life Science: Biodiversity and Change
CS.5. A rich variety of complex organisms have developed in response to a continually changing environment.
GQ.5. How does natural selection explain how organisms have changed over time?
0507.5. Checks for Understanding
0507.5.1. Classify animals according to their physical characteristics.
0507.5.2. Design a model to illustrate how an animal's physical characteristics enable it to survive in a particular environment.
SPI.0507.5. State Performance Indicators
SPI.0507.5.1. Identify physical and behavioral adaptations that enable animals such as, amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish, and mammals to survive in a particular environment.