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Specific Learning Outcomes for this unit

  • Distinguish between living and non-living things
  • Describe differences between plants and animals
  • Understand how plants and animals are adapted to their environment
  • Identify characteristics of herbivores, carnivores and omnivores
  • Understand the feeding relationships shown in a food chain and food web
  • Construct food chains and food webs using information
  • Discuss the impact of adding and removing organisms from a community
  • Investigate the impact of introduced species on the NZ ecosystem

Time allocation: 5 weeks

Assessment: Research project and written test

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This links to Level Four of the curriculum:

Living World Strand

Life processes
Recognise that there are life processes common to all living things and that these occur in different ways
Ecology
Explain how living things are suited to their particular habitats and how they respond to environmental changes, both natural and human-induced. 


MRS C GREN
Adaptations
Feeding


Relationships
Chains and Webs
Life in NZ
Investigate