© Tambako the Jaguar

As you travel from the flat plains of the savanna to the peaks of rocky mountains, you’ll notice that animals which live in different environments are adapted to their own surroundings. And yet, animals with common lifestyles often resemble each other. What are some physical traits shared by different prey? By different predators?

Teacher Prep

This activity is a ready-made worksheet, scavenger hunt, or sketching exercise that complements one of our exhibit halls. Just download, print, and make copies for your students!

Don't forget to set the stage for the activity, and clarify any rules.

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Appropriate for: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade
Standards for: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Activity Time: 20 minutes
Subjects: Arguing from Evidence, Life Science
Exhibits: African Hall