Early Learning Programs for schools
Skimmers, Slinkers and Swimmers – Pond Dipping
Years: Preschool – Grade Two
Students: 25 per group, 2 groups are able to run concurrently
Minimum cost per one hour session: $75.00
Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: $5 for two 30 minute classes with a short break in between
Facilitated Day Program: Choose two options from the Early Years Programs
Teacher or parent helper / student ratio: 1: 8
Discover the differences between a whirligig, boatman and a backswimmer
Explore the skimmers, slinkers and swimmers with hand lenses
Connect the dots in the life cycle of a pond
Investigate the teaming life in a fresh water pond. Who feeds on who?
The Australian Curriculum – Science Links
Nature of science and everyday science: Scientists explore the world around them, ask questions, solve problems and share information. Science is used in everyday life including caring for the local environment.
The daily environment: Explore ways the environment influences the daily lives of students.
Living things: There are a variety of living things that have similarities and differences. They have similar needs and they interact with their environment and each other.
Growth and change: Living things grow and change, with offspring similar to parents
Earth's resources: Discuss Earth’s resources, including water, and the ways they are used
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