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Saffron's Skeleton

Structure cover image.

by Marita Vandenburg

In “Saffron’s Skeleton”, osteologist George demonstrates to ten-year-old Bruno the processes he uses to clean and preserve the bones of Saffron, a recently deceased chicken. The whole experience, including George’s enthusiastic and knowledgeable approach to his work, provides Bruno with a sense of wonder and curiosity and a greater understanding of skeletons and evolutional relationships.

Series: Connected 2011 Level 2 – Structure

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 2

Category: Non-fiction

Strand: Nature of science, Living world

In: Connected 2011 Level 2 – Structure

Publication date: January 2011

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