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Similarities and differences: wild and farmed green-lipped mussels

YearRangeCurriculumStrand

4-6
7-8
9-10

Upper Primary
Lower Secondary

Science


Technology


Nature of Science
Living World

Technological Practice

Overview

In this activity, students use a paper-based Venn diagram to illustrate the key similarities and differences between how wild and farmed green-lipped mussels live.

Purpose

This activity will help students to explore the life cycle of green-lipped mussels and to research the methods by which they are farmed in New Zealand. It provides the opportunity to use a Venn diagram to organise information graphically.

Keywords

Green-lipped mussel, farming, aquaculture, life cycle, Venn

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