3rd Grade (Amazing Adaptations)
Article: “Desert Plants: the Ultimate Survivors” on Science News for Students.
Adapting to cities
Species adapt to… the human habitat (cities) (3.5 minutes)
Unlike most plants, carnivorous plants eat animals!
Clickable page highlighting some plant defenses from DK: https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/plants/plant-defense/
But! There is a cost to plant defenses: https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/plants-dont-grow-well-when-always-high-alert
Plants may even communicate to each other about nearby predators to tell their neighbors to boost their defenses
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