Schoolyard safari - Primary Connections

Schoolyard safari - Primary Connections
Publication Date: September, 2012
Type of Resource: Unit of Work

This online resource supports Year 1 students learning about schoolyard creatures.

The resource details ways of engaging and supporting Year 1 students in their learning about the features, behaviours and habitats of some schoolyard creatures.

The animals covered in this resource are mainly earthworms, snails and ants.

New Australian Curriculum Codes: AC9SFU01 (Foundation), AC9S1U01 (Year 1)

Additional Information

This inquiry-based unit includes 7 lesson plans, teacher background information and student worksheets that support its implementation.

Primary Connections is a program developed by the Australian Academy of Science and is freely available to Australian educators through the National Digital Learning Resources Network via either the Scootle website or your local jurisdictional portal. This process requires registration on one of these sites and you will be asked to log in to access these resources.

Refer to your school science resources to determine if your school has access to the Primary Connections materials. If your school does not have access to the PrimaryConnections resources visit the Australian Academy of Science's Primary Connection website to find out more about the program.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 1 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have a variety of external features > ACSSU017