CATEGORY: 3-4, STEMLinc

Animal Life Cycles

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

STEMLinc Video Conference: Dial-in and let Ranger Nicole engage your students who will get up close and personal with Ecolinc animals to explore the scientific concept of life cycles. Students will identify the life cycle stages of a Spiny Leaf Insect and a Pobblebonk Frog, and discuss how environmental factors affect the life cycles. This will be supported with live animals, videos and information.  Understand that different animals have different life cycles and that environmental factors can affect these life cycles.

Year Level: 3 – 4

Duration: 1 hour

 STEM in a box:

You will receive hands-on materials (for printing) and a teacher guide for this session.

Background Information:

Different animals have different life cycles and environmental factors can affect these life cycles.

Prior Knowledge:

No prior knowledge needed.

Learning Intentions:

In this program students will:

  • Learn how life cycles differ between animals,
  • Determine how environmental factors can affect life cycles.

Activities:

In this program students will:

  • Observe the Spiny Leaf Insect and Pobblebonk Frog,
  • Discuss the habitat requirements and features of the leaf insect and frog,
  • Sequence the life cycle of the leaf insect and frog,
  • Discuss how environmental factors affect the life cycles.

Victorian Curriculum:

Science – Biological sciences

  • Different living things have different life cycles and depend on each other and their environment to survive (VCSSU058)

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Wed 09/11/2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
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Wed 09/11/2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
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