Living things


General

Supermarket Science - from Science and Plants for Schools, activities include Making an Eco Column, Portable Ponds, Isolations Towers for controlled experiments

Student Sheets - classroom ativities (not all primary level), from Science and Plants for Schools

PestWorld for Kids - from the National Pest Management Association. Includes interactive learning activities, lesson plans, activities sheets and information. Some areas of the web site contain information that is relevant only to USA but much of it can be used in Australia

What's Alive?

The Square of Life: Studies in Local and Global Environments - from the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE). An Internet-based collaborative project in which students will investigate their local environment and share that information with other students from around the country and the world.

Bucket Buddies - a collaborative project from Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)

The Great Plant Escape - online activities from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Includes teacher's guide

Mini Beasts - Travelbugs Mobile Mini-beasts education service

BugWise - from Australian Museum Online. The BugWise program has been designed to enable schools, Landcare Groups and land managers to get involved in ecological research. BugWise also provides an opportunity to test new methods of habitat assessment and develop a community focused habitat monitoring tool kit.

About Insects - from CSIRO. Contains educational activities and lesson plans

Animals - classroom resources for a unit of work on animals, from abcteach.com

Bugs - classroom resources for a unit of work on animals, from abcteach.com

Beautiful Beetles - a feature from Scribbly Gum, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Spiders Spin Out - a feature from Scribbly Gum, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Insects and Spiders Gallery - printable pdf files for classroom activities from Learning Page.com

Insects and Bugs Coloring Pages - from DLTK's Printable Crafts For Kids

Bugasaurus Explorus - from NSW Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources, teachers resources inlcude curriculum links for Stages 2 - 4, colouring-in page and certificate

Food chains and Food webs

Food Webs - from Gould League. Introduction to various food webs

How plants and animals are suited to their environment

Inheritance and environment

Activity: What Your Genes Do - a lesson plan from CSIRO

Human Genetics: Worldwide Search for the Dominant Trait - a collaborative project from Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE). Contains activities and teacher guides.

Classification

Classifying things - a classroom activity from Science by Email, CSIRO

Cross-curriculum focus

Beastly Garden of Wordy Delights - table of common living things with plural, collective Noun, Gender and Offspring, from Melissa Kaplan's Herp Care Collection (USA)




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