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Aussie survivors

Teacher Guided

Suitable for yrs 4–12
Duration: one hour

Discover survivors from prehistoric times. Find plants that are almost fire-proof and the ones that benefit from being burnt. You’ll also discover which plants rely on birds to survive and what plants can shape-shift.

Use the booklet for a self-guided walk along the Australian National Botanic Gardens' main path. Teacher notes include the Aussie Survivor booklet as well as explanations, answers, and ideas for extension work when you are back at school.


Download 'Aussie survivor' teachers notes (PDF - 650 KB)
Download 'Aussie survivor' student booklet (PDF - 718 KB)
Download 'Rationale and what to do on the day' (PDF - 329 KB)

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