by Jill Krumm, St. Clare Of Assisi

This is an animal adaptation webquest designed for middle and upper elementary aged students. The students will compare three animal species and identify similar adaptations.


Congratulations!  You have been hired by the St. Louis Zoo to create an




Now that you are an expert on fish, amphibians, and reptiles, you are ready to accept your new position at the St. Louis Zoo.  As you have learned, adaptations are characteristics that help an organism survive in its environment.  An animal has both physical and behavioral adaptations that help the animal respond to its environment.  It is your job to choose one animal and gather research on its adaptations.