Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre

Telephone02 4573 6323

Emaillongneck-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Stage 1

Science & Technology

Living World - It’s a bugs life

NSW​ Science​ and​ Technology​​ Syllabus outcomes

  • describes external features, changes in and growth of living things ST1-10LW

  • describes ways that different places in the environment provide for the needs of living things ST1-11LW

Inquiry questions

  • What are some of the bugs that live in the freshwater creek at Longneck Lagoon?

  • What are the characteristics of the bugs we caught?

  • What are terrestrial or bush bugs?

  • Why are they important?

Activities

  • Dipnetting for water bugs.

  • Observe characteristics of water bugs.

  • Learn about needs and life cycles of water bugs.

  • Bush bug habitat walk.

  • Identify and classify bush bugs.

 

 

Geography

Features of places – Take a look at Longneck

NSW​ Geography​​ Syllabus outcomes

  • describes external features, changes in and growth of living things ST1-10LW

  • describes ways that different places in the environment provide for the needs of living things ST1-11LW

Inquiry questions

  • What are the features of Longneck Lagoon?

  • How do people and animals use this place?

Activities

  • Wonder walk and nature maps.

  • Windows on the woodland (features of a woodland).

  • Warali Wali (possum quest).