Garden detective: Australian garden

Garden detective: Australian garden
Publication Date: January, 2013
Type of Resource: Interactive/Simulation

This online resource is a ABC Splash Flash-based interactive game that simulates investigating an Australian garden

The resource is a simulation game that allows students to explore, find, collect, read about and classify a range of creatures commonly found in an Australian garden, including: crickets, wasps, slaters, ants, and dragonflies. In all there are 24 creatures to find.

This interactive game would be suitable for Year 1 students learning about the external features and habitats of creatures commonly found in an Australian garden.

Additional Information

This Flash-based interactive will not run on the Apple iPad.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 1 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use a range of methods to sort information, including drawings and provided... > ACSIS027
  • Year 1 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have a variety of external features > ACSSU017
  • Year 1 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things live in different places where their needs are met > ACSSU211