Australian Curriculum Categories

Biological sciences

Based on the Australian Curriculum, Biological sciences in Science Year 4 includes:

  • ACSSU072 Living things have life cycles
  • ACSSU073 Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive

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    Seedlings Vocabulary Sorting Activity

    A fun sorting activity to help students become familiar with vocabulary related to seedlings.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grade: 2
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    Eggs-ellent Dominoes

    A set of dominoes to use in the classroom when investigating animals which lay eggs.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 3
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    National Tree Day Activity Pack

    A pack of resources to use when celebrating National Tree Day.

    Teach Starter Publishing 15 pages Grades: 4 - 6
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    Biodiversity Poster

    A poster to help your students explore the topic of biodiversity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 4 - 6
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    Endangered Species Facts – Task Cards

    Fact cards featuring 64 species and subspecies that are on the critically endangered list.

    Teach Starter Publishing 16 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Critically Endangered Species Map – Poster

    A poster of the world map featuring 64 species and subspecies that are on the critically endangered list.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    Five Wonders Theme Park: Slither House Sketch – Project

    An inquiry project that encourages students to research animals and their habitats and design a reptile house in a theme park.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: 4 - 6
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    Producer, Consumer, Decomposer - Poster

    A poster explaining the roles of the Sun, producers, consumers, and decomposers in the food chain.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 4 - 6
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    People's Connection with Vegetation

    A 17 slide editable PowerPoint template exploring people's connection with vegetation.

    Teach Starter Publishing 17 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Survival Tips Inquiry Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of how vegetation is used across Australia by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in a variety of different ways.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Vital Vegetation PowerPoint

    A 15 slide editable PowerPoint template exploring the different ways that vegetation can be beneficial.

    Teach Starter Publishing 15 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Exploring Plants PowerPoint

    A 14 slide editable PowerPoint template exploring the characteristics of plants in our environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 14 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Australian Animals Worksheet - Did You Know?

    A set of Australian animal themed 'Did You Know?' worksheets.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 7
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    Minibeasts - Portrait Page Border

    A page border to use when learning about 'Minibeasts'.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: F - 6
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    Minibeasts - Title Poster

    A poster to use on your 'Minibeasts' display board.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: F - 6
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    Minibeast Mission - Research Task

    A fun research task to use in the classroom when investigating different types of minibeasts.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 3 - 4
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    Living and Non-Living Things - Word Wall Vocabulary

    A set of vocabulary words relating to living and non-living things.

    Teach Starter Publishing 11 pages Grades: F - 3 Is Customisable
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    What is a Wetland? Poster

    A poster with information about the plant life, climate and annual rainfall that characterise a wetland environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    What is a Bushland? Poster

    A poster with information about the plant life, climate and annual rainfall that characterise a bushland environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    What is a Rainforest? Poster

    A poster with information about the plant life, climate and annual rainfall that characterise a rainforest environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 7
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    What is a Desert? Poster

    A poster with information about the plant life, climate and annual rainfall that characterise a desert environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    Australian Deserts Map

    A map of Australia's deserts.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    Rainforest Word Wall Vocabulary

    A set of rainforest related vocabulary word wall cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 14 pages Grades: 1 - 7 Is Customisable
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    Desert Word Wall Vocabulary

    A set of desert related vocabulary word wall cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 14 pages Grades: 1 - 7 Is Customisable
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    Wetland Word Wall Vocabulary

    A set of wetland related vocabulary word wall cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 11 pages Grades: 1 - 7 Is Customisable
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    Terrestrial Ecosystem Posters

    Six educational posters describing types of Terrestrial Ecosystems.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Marine Ecosystem Poster

    A poster explaining Marine Ecosystems.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 5 - 7
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    Freshwater Ecosystems Poster

    A poster explaining Freshwater Ecosystems.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    Terrestrial Ecosystems Poster

    A poster explaining Terrestrial Ecosystems.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 5 - 7
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    Bird, Animal or Plant Word Wall Vocabulary

    Sixty-nine bird, animal or plant related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

    Teach Starter Publishing 27 pages Grades: 1 - 7
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    Numbat Life Cycle Sort

    Help your students concrete their understanding of the numbat life cycle with this interactive game.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 7
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    Life Cycle of a Numbat Poster

    A poster showing the life cycle of a numbat.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 2 - 7