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Fantastic Phasmids – Virtual lesson on Zoom (Stage 1) (Stage 1)
Did you know that scientists thought Lord Howe Island stick insects were gone by 1920? They were re-discovered in 2001! Join us to explore more about Fantastic Phasmids.
During the lesson Stage 1 students will learn:
What is a phasmid?
What are the external features of phasmids?
How many different types of phasmids are there?
Where do phasmids live and what do they eat?
What is the life cycle of a phasmid?
How is science being used to help phasmids?
Can you keep phasmids as pets?
Your students will be led through this fun and interactive lesson by NSW Department of Education Environmental Education teachers. All activities and concepts covered will align with the Australian curriculum.
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? No
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre
Live Event - Scheduled
$50 per class. Maximum 30 students per class.
Schools will be charged prior to the session
An interschool journal or purchase order will be emailed to you upon your registration, along with the link to the google site containing all information. Payment will be processed prior to the event.
Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand
Science and Tech » Working Scientifically and Design and Production » Living World
Learning Intentions & Success Criteria
We are learning:
what a phasmid is
about the external features of phasmids
where phasmids live and what they eat
how science is being used to save the Lord Howe Island stick insect
identify what a phasmid is
describe the external features of a phasmid
describe where phasmids live and what they eat
explain how science is being used to save the Lord Howe Island stick insect
Our school holds limited seating, and many of our classes sell out. For this reason, we request that you cancel at least 72 business hours before your scheduled lesson. This will allow us to offer your spot to another school.
You may call us on 02 4573 6323 or alternatively cancel on the Dart Learning Website.
If you give us at least 72 hours’ notice of your need to cancel, we will credit your payment toward another lesson.
However, if you do not cancel with at least 72 hours’ notice, you will lose any payments you have already made.
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Technology and Materials Requirements
The virtual lesson will be via Zoom. Once the booking is confirmed a link to Zoom will be sent. A link to a Google Site with supporting materials will also be sent.
Teachers will need a computer with a webcam and microphone to access the webinar.