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Fantastic Phasmids – Virtual lesson on Zoom (Stage 1) (Stage 1)

  11-Mar-2022      10:00AM
Live Event

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.


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre

Event Details

Date & Time

  11-Mar-2022    10:00AM   + Google Calendar  + iCal Export

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform



30 Minutes


$50 per class. Maximum 30 students per class.

Schools will be charged prior to the session

Payment Instructions

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.



Syllabus Outcomes


Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Science and Tech » Working Scientifically and Design and Production » Living World

Learning Intentions & Success Criteria

Learning intentions

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

Success criteria

I can:

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

Cancellation Policy

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.

Will This Event Be Recorded?

No - This will only be available at the designated date & time (11-Mar-2022 10:00AM).

Joining The Event

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.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Julie Field

Phone: 02 4573 6323

Email: [email protected]

Website: [email protected]

NSW Department of Education

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