These life cycle specimens allow children to see real-life examples of a complete and partial metamorphosis.
Children can examine in detail each stage of these life cycles.
For maths they provide an opportunity for children to:
- Identify similarities and differences
- Present information using Venn diagrams
- Practice sequencing
Each specimen is encased in indestructible resin and can safely be used by young children.
Each set contains:
- Egg specimen
- Teacher’s Guide
Also available is the Mini Beasts Book: Classroom Investigations of the Small. Ideas and activities for teachers using the insect, spider and life cycle specimens. Includes links to the new Australian Curriculum and BLMs. Recommended for year 1 to 6 science classes.
Australian Curriculum Links: ACSSU017, ACSSU211, ACSSU030, ACSSU044, ACSSU072, ACSSU073, ACSIS040, ACSHE035