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Camouflaged Animals

Camouflaged Animals


A. Science Content Area Standard: Students know different plants and animals inhabit different kinds of environ­ments and have external features that help them thrive in different kinds of places.


B. Common core Standards/ ELA/ELD: RL. 1. 8 with guidance and support from adults recall information experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.


C. NGSS: K-LS1-1: Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.  [Clarification Statement: Examples of patterns could include that animals need to take in food but plants do not; the different kinds of food needed by different types of animals; the requirement of plants to have light; and, that all living things need water.]

By the end of the lesson you will  know animals live in different kinds of environments and have patterns that help them survive in different kinds of places by answering questions with a partner. You will be able to show you've remembered information by answering questions and lastly you'll be able to talk about different patterns animals need to survive by using your observation skills. Use this website to guide your knowledge about camouflaged animals. Be sure to review the information carefully and to complete the quiz questions. Enjoy :)  



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This slide show will help you understand why it is important for animals to use camouflage. It will show you many animals hiding in their environment and will tell you the meaning to many key words.

Key Vocabulary Words

Click here to read key vocabulary words.

How can animals blend into their environment?

Watch the video about a fun game of hide and seek and how Cathy Judy can easily hide because of her natural built in camouflage and also because she can fly!


CLICK HERE  to play some fun GAMES that will help you learn about CAMOUFLAGE.