Classify me

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.

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)

Science inquiry skills

Opportunities exist to incorporate the full strand depending on the classroom activity being undertaken (ACSIS124, ACSIS125, ACSIS126, ACSIS129, ACSIS130, ACSIS131, ACSIS132, ACSIS133)