Stage 2 students will explore the lifecycle of livings things and the unique features of living things that allow us to classify them.
Students will examine the features of waterbugs and compare the life cycles of two organisms living in our unique mangrove wetlands.
Students will use binoculars to closely observe the diverse species of waterbirds within the park and classify these birds according to observed features.
Learn about the incredible life cycle of the short finned eel, their importance to Aboriginal people and how they developed sustainable eel traps woven out of natural fibre. Learn a traditional Aboriginal weaving technique by weaving your own bracelet
Discover the animals that call the Badu Mangroves home, and learn about the unique life cycle of the Sydney grey mangrove
(H2) Learning Outcomes
Questions, plans and conducts scientific investigations, collects and summarises data and communicates scientific representations (ST2-1WS-S)
Compares features and characteristics of living and non-living things (ST2-4LW-ST)
Describes how agricultural processes are used to grow plants and raise animals for food, clothing and shelter (ST2-5LW-T)
Examines features and characteristics of places and environments (GE2-1)
Describes the ways people, places and environments interact (GE2-2)
Examines differing perceptions about the management of places and environments (GE2-3)
Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry (GE2-4)
(H2) Curriculum Links
Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Histories and Cultures