Bayside Survivors

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Flyer (pdf 978 KB)Supporting Desert Survivors

Bayside Survivors gives students a real-life environmental mystery to solve, ie the discovery of animal remains in the reserve. The students, working in groups, will be challenged to work out what animal was the victim and what animal was the villain.

The students will focus on animal adaptations of the species surviving in the Kamay Botany Bay National. They will discover clues on a trail walk seeking out animal evidence such as scratch marks, droppings, fur, feathers, bones, etc.

Students will record their route and record animal evidence observed accurately using maps, notes and the camera app on iPads during this engaging investigation.

 

Science

ST3-10LW describes how structural features and other adaptations of living things help them to survive in their environment

ST3-11LW describes some physical conditions of the environment and how these affect the growth and survival of living things

ST3-4WS working scientifically

Perspectives of traditional Aboriginal lifestyle are integrated throughout the program.