Aqua Life School Incursions | Reptile Encounters

Aqualife

This program takes a close up look at the fascinating biodiversity that inhabits our local creeks, rivers and waterways. Learn interesting facts about mussels, yabbies, freshwater fish, frogs & reptiles! Bringing biodiversity into your classroom and learn to live more sustainably!

Animals

Freshwater Mussel - Called a bi-valve because it has two shells.

Yabby - Hides in burrows during the day, searches for food at night.

Barramundi - Name means large-scaled river fish.

Eastern Water Dragon - Can hold breath underwater up to 30min to hide from predators.

Topics Covered

  • Learn about the different groups of animals that inhabit our local freshwater ecosystems.
  • How do different animals adapt to their environment?
  • How have changes in the physical conditions of the environment affected the survival of species?
  • How does the human population affect the freshwater ecosystems?
  • What can we do to make a difference?
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