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Kingdom of Plants (Stage 3, Stage 4)

By Request

No plants, no future! Students will explore why this statement is true, how scientists classify & name plants, & how scientists are contributing to an understanding of the botanical world.


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

No plants, no future!

In this virtual excursion students will explore why this statement is true, how scientists classify and name plants and how Botanic Garden’s Scientists are contributing to an understanding of the botanical world. Students will examine the majestic Wollemi Pine and the floral shape of the Proteaceae family as case studies and create their own herbarium specimen just like that of botanical scientists.

Cost: $100 for 1 class up to 30 students/$175 for two classes up to 60 students/ $225 for three classes up to 90 students. Additional classes up to 30 students are charged at $50 per class

Capacity: 300 students per session


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? No


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust


Event Details

Event Type

Live Event - By Request

Delivery Platform

Zoom

Duration

1 Hour

Price

$100 for 1 class up to 30 students/$175 for two classes up to 60 students/ $225 for three classes up to 90 students. Additional classes up to 30 students are charged at $50 per class

Payment Instructions

Invoices will be emailed out on completion of the virtual excursion.

Curriculum

Primary, Secondary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Science and Tech » Working Scientifically and Design and Production » Living World

Other KLAs

Science and Tech » Living World 7-10

Cancellation Policy

By booking this program you acknowledge and agree to our full terms and conditions as listed on the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney website  including our cancellations policy.

Terms and Conditions

By booking this program you acknowledge and agree to our full terms and conditions as listed on the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney website

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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.

If students are learning from home, they will need – 

Internet connection
Own device with in-built microphone

If you are dialling in from the classroom, you will need – 

A microphone so the presenter can hear the class. Please note that some laptop microphones are difficult to hear, and the positioning of the laptop is important for capturing sound.
A projector or smartboard that allows the students to see the presenter – your classroom smartboard is perfect for this.
Adequate sound volume (usually from your smartboard or external speakers). Laptop speakers are inadequate for your whole classroom to hear the presenter

More Information About This Event

Syllabus Outcomes

Stage 3 Science and Technology

Examines how the environment affects the growth, survival and adaptation of living things
ST3-4LW-S

Stage 4 Science

Relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction SC4-14LW

Explains how new biological evidence changes people’s understanding of the world SC4-15LW

Key content

Identify reasons for classifying living things

Classify some plants based on similarities and differences in structural features and use simple keys to assist

Explain how the features of some Australian plants are adaptations for survival and reproduction in their environment

Describe how people in occupations that involve the biological sciences use understanding and skills from across the disciplines of Science

Identify, using an example of an organism or group of organisms, where the classification has changed as a result of new evidence from technological developments, scientific discoveries and/or advances in scientific understanding

Presenter Bio

Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Education and Engagement Team, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

Phone: 0455 666 415

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/learn

Will This Event Be Recorded?

No

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