Bodies that look like leaves, logs, ice floes and seafloors: Camouflage comes in many shapes and colors. With one of the aquarium animals as a model, students see firsthand the role camouflage plays between animals and their habitats. The scientific process comes to life as students observe, predict and report results.
Key concepts: camouflage, adaptations, habitats, predator/prey relationships, behavior
Skills: categorization, predictions, modeling, grouping, observation
Resources: Download the Camouflaging Critters Learning Lab Guide