Adaptation Adventure eBook
This eBook is an inquiry trail of Adelaide Zoo focusing on animal adaptations and how animals are cared for in the zoo environment, so that the different species continue to survive.
Students will observe animals in their enclosures, take note of their physical features and observe their behaviour. They will also use their iPads to take notes, photos and videos about what they learn.
Prior Knowledge/Pre / Post Visit Learning Engagements:
- Navigate the Adelaide Zoo web site http://adelaidezoo.com.au/ to familiarise students with the features of the zoo.
- Unpack the meaning of ‘adaptations’ and habitats, the difference between natural and zoo habitats.
- Explore the terms “conservation status” and the various categories, eg “least concern”, “endangered”, etc
When: Term 1-4
Level: 4, 5, 6
Area: HASS - Geography, Science
Cost: Zoo entry fee: $12.50 per student, $9.50 per student equity
Participants: Varies on number of iPads class is able to bring
Duration: Approx 1-1.5 hours
ALL school visits must be booked in advance.
To book a visit please contact Adelaide Zoo.
Organising your visit
To receive the entry price discount for education groups you must book at least one week before your visit.
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