Quick summary: Students demonstrate their prior learning by contributing to a mural. They draw and cut out different elements that they would find in an ecosystem and place them on the mural.
- Students will use a basic concept of scale when they paint their images and use location to place their images on the mural.
Australian Curriculum Mapping
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 Outcomes: ST1-10LW, ST1-11LW.
Year levels: 1 and 2
Indoor or outdoor activity: Indoor
Time required: 45 mins
Learning areas addressed: The Arts (Visual Arts), Science, Mathematics.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Prepare surface for the mural.
Resources required: Art materials including scissors and paste.
Keywords: Mural, ecosystem, art, scale
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