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Here's a fun (and short) science story to share with your class today. The images are fantastic and what a great way to start a discussion about the benefits of being camouflaged.
Here are a few Science NetLinks resources to keep the conversation and learning going...
This interactive activity allows you to check out different types of camouflage that an animal can use to protect itself depending on the habitat in which it lives.
This video features the Marbled Murrelet, a small Pacific seabird listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in California, Oregon, and Washington.
This lesson helps students understand that some animals have features that make them harder to find in their surroundings. Some use these features to hide from predators while others use them to help catch prey.
You can also check out our post on Halloween Science to learn about spiders, leeches, mummies, and more.
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