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Adaptations

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

Inquiry Question

Overview

  • 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