The Learn About Wool resources provide an ideal opportunity for Year 5 students to investigate a range of structural features that allow sheep to adapt to their environment.
The following curriculum-based resource package includes a variety of interactive resources, including downloadable PDF factsheets, videos, websites, and publications.
Links with the Australian Curriculum
Students can investigate the following resources to help them explain how particular adaptations, such as wool, help animals to survive. Students will also be able to discuss how wool keeps sheep warm and cool throughout changing seasons, describe and list adaptations of sheep that make them suited for particular Australian environments.
Science understanding | Biological sciences
Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them survive their environment (ACSSU043)