Body Brothers – Season 2 “Animals”

The Body Brothers love to find out more about the world around them and then literally make a song and dance about what they’ve learned!

This episode sees Auntie B show how ostriches use their wings as brakes and Cormac tries to attract the attention of the ostriches at Fota Wildlife Park – with hilarious results!

This film was submitted to the SCINEMA 2021 International Science Film Festival and was selected to feature in our Animals and School categories. The filmmaker has kindly allowed us to continue to show the film beyond the festival. Watch it below and download the accompanying educational resource for fun activities to use with your students.

Video Length: 15:50 mins

Film Description

The Body Brothers love to find out more about the world around them and then literally make a song and dance about what they’ve learned! This episode sees Auntie B show how ostriches use their wings as brakes and Cormac tries to attract the attention of the ostriches at Fota Wildlife Park – with hilarious results!

Lesson Inspiration

This film investigates the features of ostriches and highlights the specific adaptations of ostriches.

Useful when:

Learning about basic features of living things, why they have them and what adaptations they have that make them suited to their environment.

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Year: 3

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Living Things

Physical Sciences – Forces

Additional – Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Diversity and Evolution

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is the largest science film festival in the Southern Hemisphere! The 2021 festival is now over but we have permission for some of the films and their associated educational resources to use with your students.

Each resource is mapped to the Australian National Curriculum and contains hands-on activities for your students. Designed to engage and inspire, these resources demonstrate STEM careers and skills to your students, encouraging them to be curious thinkers, problem-solvers and contributing citizens within society.