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Animal Adaptations

Division: A- Elementary School

NC Essential Standards Alignment: 2.L.1, 4.L.1

Event Rules: Animal Adaptations 2021

Event Score Sheet: None

Clarifications: None

Description:

This event is run half as a station event, and half as a Design Challenge where teams must design a habitat for their animal, or an animal for their habitat. Team members will be asked to answer questions relating to how animals have adapted to their environments.

Materials:

Each team must bring a writing instrument. No other resources are allowed.

Scoring:

High score wins. Points are awarded for the quality and accuracy of responses. Ties will be broken with predetermined questions.

Common Mistakes:

None

Recommendations:

None

Fast Facts:

None

Event Resources:

2016 regional test
Coaches Institute Presentation (2011 Rules)
Animal Adaptations Resources – Utah Education Network
Project Wild- Main Page
Project Wild- non-aquatic animals
Project Wild- Aquatic
Learn NC- Lesson plans on Animal Adaptations

Media:

None