An open-ended assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of living things and their needs.
Use this teaching resource as an assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of living things and their basic needs.
Students will design and make a habitat diorama showing the needs of a living thing of their own choice.
This resource includes:
- instructions for students
- planning sheet
- optional marking criteria for teachers.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
Living things have basic needs, including food and water
Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events
Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events
Participate in guided investigations and make observations using the senses
Engage in discussions about observations and represent ideas
Share observations and ideas
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