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Look Out for Living Things - Early Stage 1

Explore the amazing world of plant and animal habitats in the Gardens and discover the characteristics and needs of living things. This lesson offers students hands-on learning experiences and an opportunity to be a scientist — observing animal tracks and traces, making habitats, and developing critical thinking through interactive story-telling. 


Rathborne Lodge
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney


2 hours


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About 'Look Out for Living Things'

Students Will
  • Learn about the needs of living things through interactive, hands-on activities 
  • Use their senses to discover and observe evidence of animals and plants in their habitats 
  • Make mini habitats for living things 
Key Themes
  • Recognising living things and their characteristics, needs, behaviours and the environment in which they live. 
  • Identifying and describing the opportunities for designing habitats for living things 
Curriculum Links
STe-1WS-S – Living World 
Explores the characteristics, needs and uses of living things.
STe-1WS-S – Working Scientifically
Observes, questions and collects data to communicate ideas 
Ste-2DP-DT – Design and Production
Develops solutions to an identified need 
We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.