INFO SHEET: Adapting to marine habitats - Adaptation is a trait that enables an organism to survive and thrive in a particular environment. Organisms within marine environments like the Bay of Plenty have adapted to habitats such as estuaries, surf beaches and rocky shores.
INFO SHEET - Adaptations of marine organisms - Marine organisms have adapted to the great diversity of habitats and distinctive environmental conditions in the marine environment. Adaptations are many and varied but they are generally grouped into 3 main categories: structural, physiological and behavioural.
INFO SHEET - Native bird adaptations – NZ native birds evolved unique adaptations that suited them in a predator-free environment, but these adaptations leave them threatened in a world where their environment is changing.
VIDEO [2.24] Physical adaptations for life underground - Although earthworms are classified as animals, their bodies are quite different to animals that live above the ground. This video highlights some of the interesting physical characteristics common to earthworms.