Look & Learn: The Healthy Food Pyramid

Below is the healthy food pyramid, which fits into our theme this term of happy, healthy me.

Look at the healthy food pyramid below and complete the look and learn tasks in as much detail as possible.

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– Explain why you think the healthy food pyramid exists.

– Describe what you think the healthy food pyramid is.

– Explain why you think sugary foods and fast foods are not included in the healthy food pyramid.

– Describe the foods and drinks you like to eat.

– Explain if you like or dislike the foods in the healthy pyramid.

Look and Learn: A giant mini beast.

One of the biggest mini beasts in the world is the goliath bird eating spider. Today we are going to watch a short video clip about the spider before completing a detailed look and learn.

– Describe in detail what the goliath bird eating spider looks like.

– Explain how the spider catches its prey.

– Describe what the spider can do to protect it self.

– Are you happy that this spider is not found in Australia? Why/why not?

Look & Learn: The Frilled Shark at Lakes Entrance

During the holidays a strange and very uncommon shark was caught near Lakes Entrance.

It has up to 300 razor sharp teeth, grows to lengths of two metres and is mostly found in ocean depths below 400 metres.

Described by some media outlets as “hideous”, the prehistoric creature looks part-eel, part-shark and shocked fishermen when it was found in waters off south-eastern Victoria.

Last month, David Guillot, skipper of the trawler Western Alliance, was fishing near Lakes Entrance in Gippsland when he pulled up a specimen in water more than a kilometre deep.

Mr Guillot was fishing for dory and sea perch in waters about 1.1 kilometres deep when he came across the shark.

“I’ve been at sea for 30 years and I’ve never seen a shark look like that,” Mr Guillot told Fairfax Radio on Wednesday.

“The head on it was like something out of a horror movie. It was quite horrific looking … It was quite scary actually.”

He described the shark as being about 1.5 metres long and “like a large eel … the body was quite different to any other shark I’d ever seen”.

Complete the following tasks in detail in Microsoft Word before posting it as a comment on this post.

  • Describe what happened in Lakes Entrance.
  • Describe the frilled shark.
  • Explain how you would’ve felt if you caught this shark.
  • Why do you think this shark is so uncommon? Explain your answer.

Look & Learn: Are Lions Losing Their Edge?

Lions have been called the ‘King of Beasts’ for centuries and for good reason too – Not only are they majestic looking, but also, at the top of the food chain.

Watch the video and complete a very descriptive look and learn.

– Explain what is happening in the video.
– Describe why the lions attacked this elephant.
– Explain the feelings that the two types of animals would have had during the altercation.
– Do you believe lions should still be called the ‘King of Beasts’? Explain your answer.