Life Cycles: surviving in a changing environment

Facilitated

Dates

NEW FOR 2022
Weekdays during school term | 10am and 12.30pm

Primary/Secondary
Primary
Curriculum
Science
Year Level
Year 4
Duration
90 Minutes
Cost

$240 per group (up to 32 students)

Come take a deep dive into the oceans’ depths and discover curious creatures and their unusual life cycles in the stunningly beautiful Leeuwin Journey gallery within the Wild Life gallery.

Then hop back on to dry land and head to the Woodside Learning Studios to investigate what’s causing their environment to change and how this is impacting their ability to survive. Snorkelling gear is not required!

 


Student experience

Students will:

  • Explore unusual life cycles of marine species
  • Identify some adaptations of marine creatures that enable them to survive
  • Investigate the impacts of climate change on marine life 
  • Understand that interdependencies and symbiotic relationships exist within these aquatic habitats to help species survive

 


Skills development

This program links to the following strands of the Western Australian Curriculum:

Year 4

Biological Sciences

  • Living things have life cycles (ACSSU072)
  • Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive (ACSSU073)
  • Nature and development of science: Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships (ACSHE061)
  • Use and influence of science: science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions (ACSHE062)