An engaging way to teach a desert ecosystem!
Australian deserts have many unique animals and plants adapted to survive the harsh conditions. This model will show how these species interact and depend upon one another for survival.
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First, your students make their model using the colourful parts. Then, they use it to look at how organisms are adapted to survive in this hostile environment. Next, they learn about ecosystems, habitats, consumers and producers, food chains, food webs and energy pyramids for this ecosystem. The impact of invasive species is also considered.
Plants & animals modelled include: red kangaroo, dingo, thorny devil, desert death adder, bilby, mulgara, perentie, emu, rock wallaby, marsupial mole, pink cockatoo, water-holding frog, spinifex, mulga, saltbush, Mitchell grass and more!
Includes full colour Powerpoint class presentation!
Takes about 30 minutes to make.
Dimensions: 49cm x 26cm x 9cm /19in x 10.5in x 3.5in
Download includes: instructions, model templates and Powerpoint presentation.
All you need: paper, scissors and tape.
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