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Lesson Worksheet: Adaptation: Camouflage Science

In this worksheet, we will practice describing camouflage, explaining how it aids in survival, and identifying it as an adaptation.


Which animal is camouflaged in this environment?

A little green frog sits among lily pads in the spring.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D


How do frogs in a pond use camouflage to survive?

Green frog
  • ABy hiding from predators
  • BBy being found by predators
  • CBy looking for predators
  • DNone of the answers are correct.


How can camouflage help animals survive?

  • AIt can help them blend in with the environment.
  • BIt can help them hide from predators.
  • CIt can help them hide from prey.
  • DAll of the answers are correct.


Which animal would be able to camouflage in this habitat?

Wave of sand
  • A
    Bearded Dragon
  • B
  • C
    Orange Gold Fish
  • D


Which trait helps polar bears camouflage?

Polar Bear isolated on the white background.
  • ATheir fur
  • BTheir blubber
  • CTheir sharp teeth
  • DTheir big paws


Which animal can camouflage best in this habitat?

Blue Iceberg in Antartica
  • ATiger
  • BFrog
  • CLizard
  • DPolar bear


Which image shows camouflage as an adaptation?


In the 1800s, in London, peppered moths were both light colored and dark colored.

The dark-colored moths were easy to see on the light-colored bark of trees, so predators found them easily. Then, the smoke from coal burned by people made the trees darker. This helped the dark-colored moths camouflage better. The dark-colored peppered moths were now more likely to survive to pass on their dark-color trait to their offspring. Therefore, the number of dark-colored moths got bigger over time.

Fill in the blanks: The smoke-covered trees in London were , which helped the moths survive.

  • Ablack, dark-colored
  • Bblack, light-colored
  • Cwhite, light-colored

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