The Learn About Wool resources provide an ideal opportunity for Year 1 students to investigate the external features of living things.
The following curriculum-based resource package includes a variety of interactive resources, including downloadable PDF factsheets, websites, and age-appropriate YouTube video clips.
Links with the Australian Curriculum
Students can explore the following resources to recognise the common features of sheep, such as head, legs and bodies, describe the use of sheep body parts for particular purposes, such as moving and feeding, recognise that descriptions of what we observe are used by people to help identify change, for example, farmers observe signs of illness in their sheep consider how science is used in caring for plants (pasture) and animals.
Science understanding | Biological Sciences
Living things have a variety of external features (ACSSU017)
Science as human endeavour | Nature and development of science
Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE021)
Science as human endeavour | Use and influence of science
People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things (ACSHE022)