Did you know that the same substance that soothes sore throats is also advantageous to koalas? In this activity, readers of Science Naturally’s “If My Mom Were a Platypus” will learn about the presence and importance of menthol in a koala’s life. This activity utilizes a visual learning activity with household items to demonstrate levels of permeability to young learners.
Koala Odor from "If My Mom Were a Platypus"
Grade Level Grades 2-5
Resource Type Activity
Next Generation Science Standards