Teaching overview

Learning points

  • Conservationists used satellite images to gather information about the number of grey seals that live along the coast of New England, USA.
  • Drones are being developed to carry heavy loads. It’s hoped they could have many different uses, such as assisting with rescue operations and helping to fight fires.
  • Goats in some parts of Morocco climb trees to find food. They eat the fruit from argan trees and spit out the seeds, which can then grow into new plants.

Curriculum keywords

  • Technology
  • Conservation
  • Animals
  • Plants

Spark a discussion

  • What did conservationists use to count seals in New England?
  • Why could drones that carry heavy loads be useful?
  • Why do goats in some parts of Morocco climb trees?

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