This 22-page PDF is a unit in the Nature of Teaching series. A lesson and classroom activities for teachers of students through grade five help students understand how animals change colors to survive in their environments. The lesson explains the differences among aposematic (warning), cryptic (blending in with surroundings) and sexual/gender dimorphism (male and female) coloration changes. Worksheets and animal pictures are included. Estimated lesson time: one hour.
Last Review Date - 9/1/2015