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Junior Pollinators

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Students will investigate the structure and lifecycle of flowering plants while learning about the important relationship between flowers and insects. While exploring the Gardens, students will actively engage in a cross-pollination role-play activity to reinforce their understanding.
 
Students will be given the opportunity to inspect our Insect Hotel and discuss the significance of protecting these important creatures and learn how they can create their very own insect hotel at home or school.

What happens?

  • Investigate the structure and lifecycle of flowering plants
  • Discuss the importance of bees in the lifecycle of plants
  • Explore a Bee Hotel and recognise the importance of protecting these creatures.
  • Learn how to create your own Bee Hotel
 
Stages: ​Stage 1, Stage 2
Themes: ​Minibeasts, Lifecycles, Living World
Location: ​Wollongong Botanic Garden
Price: ​$13 per student
Contact ​4227 7667; or email botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au
 

Curriculum Links

Stage One

ST1-10LW: describes external features, changes in and growth of living things
ST1-11LW: describes ways that different places in the environment provide for the needs of living things

Stage Two

ST2-10LW: describes that living things have life cycles, can be distinguished from non-living things and grouped, based on their observable features
 

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