What Are Adaptations?

Video Segment |06:03

What Are Adaptations?

Video Segment |06:03

States that the changing traits that allow a species to survive are referred to as adaptations, and teaches that traits for successful survival and reproduction in a new environment become more common and traits that do not support survival become less common. The segment provides the peppered moth as an excellent example of an adaptation occurring in response to the Industrial Revolution. The segment also includes a video quiz that is based on the content of the segment.

©2016 Wonderscape| Grade(s) 3-5, 6-8

Related Topics

  • adaptation
  • evolution
  • peppered moth
  • traits

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