River Detours and Closures at the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge
The WV Department of Highways and the Federal Highways Administration is replacing the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge on Route 41 in the town of Prince. Construction will require temporary full river traffic closures and long term river detours. More »
Students learn about adaptations. Students participate in several hands-on activities that help them to understand the special features that different animals have that helps each to survive. Using animal puppets and body parts as props, students identify the different tools that animals have for survival.
Available to schools in:
Fayette, Greenbrier, Monroe, Nicholas, Raleigh & Summers counties
Living things have special tools for survival.
1. Understand adaptations as those special
2. Choose a living thing and name two of its special tools for survival
3. List one thing he or she can do to protect a wide variety of different animals
WV Content Standards met:
English/Language Arts - RLA.2.3.1, RLA.2.3.2
Science/Technology - SC.2.2.1, SC.2.3.1, SC.2.3.2, SC.2.3.3, SC.2.4.2, SC.2.4.5, SC.2.6.2
Did You Know?
The New River Gorge was logged extensively thoughout the past century. The landscape is now recovering, with the park ecosystem returning to its more natural state, but there are still plenty of signs of the past activities.