‘Environmental Factors’ is a Year 6 Biological Sciences unit designed in line with the Australian National Curriculum. It is designed to cover 10 lessons, with PowerPoint presentations for all of the content, with worksheets and activities to help cement the concepts. Over the course of the unit, students learn to understand the effect of environmental stimuli on living things, both in the short term through behaviour and growth, and long-term through evolution.

10 x 1 hour lessons
Cross curriculum
22x resources/worksheets
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In this unit students explore the following concepts;

  • investigating how changing the physical conditions for plants impacts on their growth and survival such as salt water, use of fertilizers and soil types
  • observing the growth of fungi such as yeast and bread mould in different conditions
  • researching organisms that live in extreme environments such as Antarctica or a desert
  • considering the effects of physical conditions causing migration and hibernation
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Presentation Prep - Environmental Factors
Year Level: Year 6
Category: Worksheets
Pages: 2
Presentation Prep - Environmental Factors