Hear from biologists studying the routes of migratory birds about what they are trying to learn and what they hope to do with the knowledge.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Cyclic Behavior of Animals.
To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
To emphasize students’ understanding of key words and practice applying the definitions of the vocabulary words to examples and drawings using the Frayer Model.
Covers mid-water oceanic organisms, looking at how they have adapted their behavior and body plans to their environment. It also looks at how energy flows through ecosystems.
Addresses the use of the term “living fossils” pointing out that organisms change genetically if not phenotypically, thus “Living Fossil” is a misnomer. Provides another angle from which to understand natural selection.
Covers reptiles and their adaptations and lifestyles. Seeks to have students to consider how different organisms confront environmental challenges.
An overview of animal behavior, such as innate, learned, social, cyclic, and reproductive behaviors is given in this study guide. It also gives a brief review of the nature-nurture debate.
Learn all about circadian rhythms, or changes a human or animal undergoes in a 24-hour cycle.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Cyclic Behavior of Animals.