Frog in a pond game

Frog in a pond game

Lesson 2 of 16 in this unit

  • Primary
  • Year 1 - 2
  • Science
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
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Lesson summary

This game is based upon the game “Red Light, Green Light”. Instead of the children responding to the calls of “Red Light” and “Green Light” from the person nominated as “it”, the person nominated as “it” is a frog and the rest of the class are insects, trying to cross the pond without getting eaten.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • understand that some animals eat other animals. One single predator such as frogs eat many other prey (animals).

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Lesson Plan

Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

Australian Curriculum content descriptions:

Year 1 Science:

  • Living things have a variety of external features (ACSSU017)
  • Living things live in different places where their needs are met (ACSSU211)

Year 2 Science:

  • Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves (ACSSU030)

Syllabus OutcomesST1-10LW, ST1-11LW

Indoor or outdoor activity: Indoor or outdoor

Time required: 20 mins

Resources required

  • Four or more kids!

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