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Wet and Dry Environments

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Students will explore a range of landscapes in the Botanic Garden, analyse the differences between these equally important environments and investigate the biodiversity and their adaptations to each environment. They will discover how different environments provide habitats for a variety of plants and animals, adapt of plants and animals for their environment and how plants and animals interact with each other.

What happens?

  • Explore the different environments within the Botanic Gardens
  • Compare the features of each environments
  • Discover adaptations plants and animals have to survive in different environments

Stages: ​Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3
Themes: ​Environments, Water, Living World
Duration: ​2 hours
Location: ​Wollongong Botanic Garden
Price: ​$12.50 per student
Contact ​4227 7667; botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au
 

Curriculum Links
 
Stage One
ST1-10LW: describes external features, changes in and growth of living things
ST1-11LW: describes ways that different places in the environment provide for the needs of living things
GE1-1: describes features of places and the connections people have with places
 
Stage Two
ST2-10LW: describes that living things have life cycles, can be distinguished from non-living things and grouped, based on their observable features
GE2-1: examines features and characteristics of places and environments
 
Stage Three
ST3-10LW: describes how structural features and other adaptations of living things help them to survive in their environment
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