The on-site task focuses on the use of simple keys to identify different types of animals.
The on-site task focuses on the use of simple keys to identify different types of animals. The task involves students observing different animals and looking for various characteristics to enable them to use the keys.
It is suggested to teachers that students be introduced to the names of the different types of animals students will observe during their visit, for example meerkat, alpaca, donkey, rabbit, pig, sheep, hen, wallaby.
Students complete the activities in the resources linked to this document
Students could complete a follow-up project on an animal of their choice
Students will be able to discuss the various characteristics of different animals.