Green christmas beetles in a cluster on the ground

Schoolyard Bugs!

Terms 3-4, Tue 9.30am, 11.30am & 1.30pm
45 mins
Year level
Years F-4
Minmum student numbers
Minimum 20 students
Maximum student numbers
Maximum 120 students
Virtual Program
$90 per 30 students + booking fee
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Booking information
Bookings (03) 8341 7767

In this virtual learning program, students work in an online setting with museum staff to learn about the fascinating world of bugs.

Students examine the external features of insects, spiders and other arthropods, while also learning about scientific methods of classification. They will identify common schoolyard bugs and meet some amazing and unusual bugs from Museums Victoria’s entomology collection.

This interactive virtual learning session comes with a PDF of classroom resources and teacher notes to support student learning before and after the online workshop.

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Curriculum links

Biological Science: Foundation-Level 2

  • Living things have a variety of external features and live in different places where their basic needs, including food, water and shelter, are met

Science Inquiry Skills: Foundation–Level 2

  • Participate in guided investigations, including making observations and using the senses

Biological Science: Level 3 & 4

  • Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things

Science Inquiry Skills: Level 3 & 4

  • Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings to show patterns and relationships using formal and informal scientific language

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