Back to Course

HSC Biology

0% Complete
0/46 Steps
In Progress
Lesson 7 of 29
In Progress


How do adaptations increase the organism’s ability to survive?

Inquiry Question


  • Conduct practical investigations, individually or in teams, or use secondary sources to examine the adaptations of organisms that increase their ability to survive in their environment, including:
    • Structural adaptations
    • Physiological adaptations
    • Behavioural adaptations
  • Investigate, through secondary sources, the observations and collection of data that were obtained by Charles Darwin to support the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection, for example:
    • Finches of the Galapagos islands
    • Australian flora and fauna