Survival Systems

  • Enhanced Gallery Experience

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What are the basic survival needs of life? In this gallery experience, students will explore organisms in Search: Sara Stern Gallery to find examples of the many adaptations these animals have for survival. Through guided activities, they will learn that not all adaptations have equal advantages.

Get more out of this program with the pre- or post-visit activity Survival Stories, a mad-lib game, below. 


$1.25 per student


  • 45 min

Grade Level(s): 

  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7


  • Animals
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Human Body



Other Teacher Resources

Science World Resources
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Curiosity Quest
Download a worksheet to encourage grade-appropriate exploration in our various galleries while on your Science World field trip. There's one for: 


Grades 1–3

Grades 4–7

Grades 8 & Up

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Science World overnight Camp-ins
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