We have been learning about all kinds of arctic animals, but focusing on penguins this week. One of the things I like to ask them to do is to adapt a character/person/animal for another environment. I asked them to think about how penguins were made-black and white for a reason, waxy feathers for a reason, flippers. What if they were put in a different environment? How would they adapt? I actually assigned settings for them-desert, woods, rainforest, and even space (which was my favorite answer!). I was hoping they would focus beyond just the changes in color for camouflage purposes, but they are still getting the hang of this kind of exercise.
will eat asteroids. :) There really isn't much else to eat in space I guess! :)
have sunscreen. :)