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Hot, Wet and Wild allows VCE students to consider structural, physiological and behavioural adaptations to ensure homeostasis with regard to animals’ thermoregulations and osmoregulation.

Through group investigation and close examination of our Zoo animals, students will explore how animals adapt, thrive and survive in challenging and ever changing environments.

Learning Outcomes

This program can be used to meet the requirements of the school-assessed coursework (SAC) and addresses the area of study and outcomes in:

  • VCE Biology Unit 2: Organisms and their environment (Area of Study 1: Adaptations of organisms)

Zoos Victoria Education aligns with best practice teaching and learning strategies for VCE Biology and has a strong focus on collaborative learning and developing inquiry skills.

Our educational experiences cater for students of all learning needs.

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Program details

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Year level 
Year 11 – Year 12
Duration 
90 minutes
Cost 
$18.60 per student
Student ratio 
1 adult to 10 students
Availability 
Monday to Friday (during the school term)
What to bring 
Students should bring a copy of the Student Workbook, a clip board and pen.

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