Animal Adaptations Tech Project
3.10 AB

Penguins are black and white to help them survive in the wild. This is an example of an animal adaptation.

Directions for Creating Thinglink

1. Either draw a picture of the animal you chose or find a picture from a book. Take the picture from the iPad camera and not through Thinglink.

2. Edit picture so that the animal looks good and centered.

3. Create Thinglink. Use picture of animal as background and add at least 3 tags. Focus on the important adaptations your animal has that helps them survive.

4. If you wish, you can start a blog post and embed your Thinglink onto your blog. See below for help with this.

Directions for Creating Blog Post

1. Either draw a picture of the animal you chose or find a picture from a book.

2. Using iPad, login into Google Drive and upload your photo. If you need help with this ask Mrs. Cross or Google Expert friend.

3. Open Chrome and go to your Google Drive. Login and download picture to computer. Ask a Google Expert friend for help if needed.

4. Open a new tab and go to your blog. Login to your blog and click "+New" on top of the screen.

5. Type in your title and add a couple of sentences discussing the important adaptations your animal has that helps them survive.

6. Click on "Add Media" and upload picture. Ask a Blogging Expert friend for help if needed.

7. Look over blog post for errors and then click "submit for approval."

Directions for Creating Fotobabble

  • Important Note: Fotobabbles can only be created on Mrs. Cross' iPad not the school's mini iPads.

1. Either draw a picture of the animal you chose or find a picture from a book. Take the picture from Mrs. Cross' iPad camera and edit picture so that the animal looks good and centered.

2. Go to Fotobabble App and add your picture by clicking on square in bottom right corner.

3. Click red record button to record your voice discussing the important adaptations your animal has that helps them survive.

4. Click stop and save your Fotobabble. Make sure you give it a title that includes your first name.

5.. If you wish, you can start a blog post and embed your Fotobabble onto your blog. Ask a Blogging Expert or Mrs. Cross for help with embedding. See below for help.

Embedding Thinglink into Blog

1. Have Mrs. Cross login to Thinglink. Click on "Me" on top right corner. Then follow directions in this picture:

2. Go back to your blog and add new post. Then, click on Text as shown below:

3. Paste (hold down Ctrl and V at same time) into text box. If you need help, ask a Blogging Expert for help.

Embedding Fotobabble into Blog

1. Have Mrs. Cross login to Fotobabble. Then, click on your Fotobabble.

2. Click on text under "iFrame embed code" as shown below. When it's blue, click Ctrl and C at the same time.

3. Go back to your blog in a new tab and add new post. Then, click on Text as shown below:

3. Paste (hold down Ctrl and V) into text box. If you need help, ask a Blogging Expert for help.

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