How do animals protect themselves from harm

Published on July 19, 2020 by

Animals have different physical characteristics that protect themselves from their enemies. These include a hard shell, thick skin, hard scales, horns, sharp claws, body shape or color that matches the surroundings and with good eyesight and hearing. Some animals even can blend in with their surroundings, making it difficult for predators to see them, some of the animals can let loose stinky smells that warm other animals away. These are only some of the ways that animals defend themselves from harm using their bodies! Learn all about how animals do self defense in this cool and interesting science video for young learners! Enjoy, and don’t forget to learn!

This video satisfies the 1-LS1-1 requirement for first grade proficiency.

Students who demonstrate understanding can:

1-LS1-1. Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

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