Lesson 1 What is Bushblitz?

Objective: There are differences within and between groups of organisms; classification helps organise this diversity (ACSSU111) (http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/Curriculum/ContentDescription/ACSSU111)

Why Bushblitz?

In 8 Teams use the Netbooks or your own device to read the following websites to answer the questions on the Socrative Quiz- You are in a team race. To get to the quiz go to http://www.socrative.com/ click on student login and the room number 141230 and then enter the names of the members of your team. Begin answering the 15 quiz questions.

Each team can use 2 netbooks.

Use the following websites.

http://www.bushblitz.org.au/,

http://bushblitz.teachlive.org.au/

http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/abrs/index.html

http://www.bushblitz.org.au/documents/Teacher_Resource_Booklet_2010.pdf pages 6 & 7.

After completing the quiz use your Pearson 7 textbooks page 210 to learn about naming species. Complete the worksheet 6.4 What’s in a name? (page 79 of your Activity Book).

Then answer Questions 12, 13, 14 on page 213 of your textbook.

For Homework complete research to answer the Inquiring Questions 1 and 3.