Wet and Dry Environments
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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. They will discover how different environments provide habitats for a variety of plants and animals, adaptions of plants and animals to their environment and how plants and animals interact with each other.

What happens?

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

Stages: ​Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3
Themes: ​Environments, Water, Living World
Location: Wollongong Botanic Garden
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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