3rd Grade Resources

3rd Grade (Amazing Adaptations)
Plant 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)

Carnivorous Plants

Carnivorous Plants

Unlike most plants, carnivorous plants eat animals!

Plant defenses

Plant Defenses


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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