Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre

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Early Stage 1

Science & Technology

Natural environment - A bug's needs

NSW​ Science​ and​ Technology​​ Syllabus outcomes

  • identifies the basic needs of living things STe-8NE.

  • explores their immediate surroundings by questioning, observing using their senses and communicating to share their observations and ideas STe-4WS. 

Inquiry questions

  • What are the needs of living things?

  • How do living things grow and change? 


  • Dipnetting for water bugs.

  • Observe characteristics of water bugs.

  • Learn about needs and life cycles of water bugs.

  • Bush bug habitat walk.

  • Design and make your own bug.