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Changing the Colours of Flowers

Changing the Colours of Flowers
Biological Sciences
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Students will conduct an experiment where they learn about the functions of the parts of a flowering plant. 

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AC9SFU01 9

Observe external features of plants and animals and describe ways they can be grouped based on these features

ACSSU017 8.4

Living things have a variety of external features


Living things have a variety of external features and live in different places where their basic needs, including food, water and shelter, are met

ST1-1WS-S old

Observes, questions and collects data to communicate and compare ideas

ST1-2DP-T old

Uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity

ST1-4LW-S old

Describes observable features of living things and their environments

ST1-5LW-T old

Identifies how plants and animals are used for food and fibre products



Your students might enjoy experimenting with mixing primary colours to create secondary colours. You could even experiment with splitting the stem vertically down the middle and placing half into one glass of coloured water and the other into a different glass of water that is a different colour. What happens?