The Learn About Wool resources provide an ideal opportunity for Year 7 students to gain an appreciation for differences between groups of organisms and identify the subtle similarities that allow them to be organised.
The following curriculum-based resource package includes a variety of interactive resources, including downloadable PDF factsheets, websites, age-appropriate video-clips and publications.
Hard-copy Learn About Wool factsheets are also available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Links with the Australian Curriculum
Students can investigate the following resources to help them: consider the reasons for classifying, such as identification and communication, group a variety of organisms on the basis of similarities and differences in particular features, classify using hierarchical systems such as kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species.
Science Understanding | Biological Sciences
Classification helps organise the diverse group of organisms (ACSSU111).