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Inquiry question: How do the structural and behavioural features of living things support survival?
These lessons will help students learn about adaptations of living things and the strategies they use to survive.
Students will practise the science skills of gathering information, communicating effectively and investigating scientifically.
To help we have enlisted the world-famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson’s Science Detective Agency.
Holmes, Watson and a few other interesting characters will help students learn in different ways. Let’s meet them now:
The Explorer works with students making sure they are ready to explore the science of living things and how they survive in their environments.
He will help you navigate the language we use when studying adaptations.
Pat is a keen observer who has a knack for spotting adaptations.
He will help you learn how to identify features on your own body that are adaptations.
This famous duo are experts in adaptations and science communication and love to set challenges for people.
They will help you learn how to elegantly explain adaptations.
Amalina is a brave adventurer who loves finding and investigating living things. She will show you how she uses scientific thinking and methods to investigate what she suspects is an adaptation of a curious beast.
You are a student who is learning about the adaptations of living things.
In these lessons you will be:
You might even be going on a real-life excursion to the Field of Mars EEC to investigate adaptations for yourself.
Field of Mars Reserve
East Ryde NSW 2112
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We’d like to acknowledge the Wallumedegal Peoples of the Darug Nation, the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we stand and pay our respects to Elders past and present.
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