Create your own deck of flashcards to help you learn about different kinds of energy generation, then play a fun matching game.
This is a good activity for kids to complete independently or with a partner.
Ideal for: Upper Primary Ages 10 – 12
- be creative
Time required: 30 minutes
Curriculum connections: Science, Visual Arts, Critical and Creative Thinking
For the first part of the activity, find one object or image that relates to biodiversity. You will use this object or image to stimulate discussions with your kid/s. Examples of objects or images could include:
- A picture of an animal or a toy animal
- A leaf or a twig
- A rock or shell
- A picture of a place you have visited in nature, like a beach or forest
- A feather
- A nut or seed
Some kids will be able to work on the remainder of this activity with minimal support but younger kids will need guidance to complete this activity.
Complete lesson for classroom teachers:
- Coloured pencils or markers
- A device
- White paper or card template
Learning@Home from Cool Australia
Learning@Home resources are designed for parents and teachers to use with children in the home environment. They can be used as stand-alone activities or built into existing curriculum-aligned learning programs. Our Learning@Home series includes two types of resources. The first are fun and challenging real-world activities for all ages, the second are self-directed lessons for upper primary and secondary students. These lessons support independent learning in remote or school settings.
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.