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Seaweed Survival and Adaptations - Stage 2 & 3

Learn how this vital living thing grows, survives and reproduces in its watery habitat, to produce up to 70 per cent of the worlds oxygen.  Fine tune scientific skills by creating your very own Herbarium voucher for further observation. 


Stage 2 and 3 Science and Technology


Rathborne Lodge


2 hours


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Key Content
  • Observing the features and characteristics of Seaweed and how these adaptations enable them to survive and complete their life-cycle in a marine environment
  • Examining seaweed groups and how they fit in the world of living things
  • Building Scientific skills and knowledge of local seaweeds by creating a Seaweed Herbarium pressing and accurately labelling it, to take back to school
Syllabus Outcomes

Focus Syllabus Outcomes

SCIENCE - Living World   
Compares features and characteristics of living and non-living things (ST2-4LW-S)   
Examines how the environment affects the growth, survival and adaptation of living things (ST3-4LW-S)

Supported Syllabus Outcomes

SCIENCE - Working Scientifically
Questions, plans and conducts scientific investigations, collects and summarises data and communicates using scientific representations (ST2-1WS-S)  
Collects and summarises data to communicate conclusions (ST3-1WS-S)
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Sustainable Development Goals

Through our education programs we aim to 

  • ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning (SDG 4)
  • demonstrate actions that work towards making cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable (SDG 11)
  • conserve and sustainably use the oceans, sea and marine resources for sustainable development (SDG 14)

Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals we promote prosperity for the whole community, while protecting our planet for future generations.


We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.