ice age mammoth

Analyzing Adaptations: Icy Illinois Lab

Lab Summary:

Examine and learn how adaptations help animals survive in their environment. Look for clues in the skeletons of animals to infer their lifestyle and behavior. Try your hand at camouflaging insects to match their surroundings with our Crypsis Activity!

Grades Available:

Grades 1-4: Analyzing Adaptations 

Grades 5 & Up: Analyzing Pleistocene Megafauna 

Note: Older groups (grades 6+) will have more in-depth and complex material.


$5 per student 


About 60 min

Pre-Registration Required: Email or call 815.965.3433