A hands-on experiment to use when investigating how shelters protect living things.
In this science experiment, students will investigate how shelters protect living things from the sun by designing and making a shelter for a UV-sensitive animal.
Students conduct the experiment in small groups and record their predictions and observations on the worksheets provided.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
Living things have basic needs, including food and water
Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events
Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events
Participate in guided investigations and make observations using the senses
Engage in discussions about observations and represent ideas
Share observations and ideas
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