Structural Features and Stems for Survival

Living things have structural features and adaptations to help them survive in the environment, but how does it work in real life? This teacher resource investigates. The experiments and activities included in this unit are based on current food security, sustainability and photosynthesis research. The unit contains eight lessons (two of which are optional) designed to achieve the biology understanding curriculum outcomes. The lessons include an inquiry based investigation, easy to set and see science displays, word games, practical activities and maths learning activities. The unit includes a worksheet to assist in implementing a modified version of the scientific method. Also included are researcher profiles to directly link your classroom to the research.

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Year 5

Year 5 Worksheets

Lesson 3 Crossword worksheet

Lessons 4  and 5 water weight graphing (excel spreadsheet)