What adaptations do nocturnal animals have?

In this lesson, we will be learning about why some animals are nocturnal. We will also be learning about some of the adaptations that allow nocturnal animals to be so successful at night. You will need a piece of paper, a pencil and some colouring pencils for this lesson.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is an adaptation?

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Q2.What is the average annual temperature in Antarctica in degrees Celsius?

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Q3.Which of these is a similarity of the arctic fox and the fennec fox in picture A?
Picture A

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Q4.If you lived in an icy environment which kind of feet would be best?

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Q5.Why do arctic animals have thick layers of fat?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is an adaptation?

1/5

Q2.What is the average annual temperature in Antarctica in degrees Celsius?

2/5

Q3.Which of these is a similarity of the arctic fox and the fennec fox in picture A?
Picture A

3/5

Q4.If you lived in an icy environment which kind of feet would be best?

4/5

Q5.Why do arctic animals have thick layers of fat?

5/5

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Science - Nocturnal adaptations - Quiz

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is an adaptation?

1/5

Q2.Why are nocturnal animals often dark coloured?

2/5

Q3.Which of these is not a benefit of being nocturnal?

3/5

Q4.Does eye A or eye B belong to a nocturnal animal?
Eye A
Eye B

4/5

Q5.Does eye C or eye D belong to a nocturnal animal?
Eye C
Eye D

5/5

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Quiz:

Science - Nocturnal adaptations - Quiz

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is an adaptation?

1/5

Q2.Why are nocturnal animals often dark coloured?

2/5

Q3.Which of these is not a benefit of being nocturnal?

3/5

Q4.Does eye A or eye B belong to a nocturnal animal?
Eye A
Eye B

4/5

Q5.Does eye C or eye D belong to a nocturnal animal?
Eye C
Eye D

5/5

Lesson summary: What adaptations do nocturnal animals have?

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