In this unit, students will investigate the interconnectedness of animals, people and environment through the context of habitats and biodiversity. The lessons are designed to challenge students to think about how their choices and behaviours impact habitats and the needs of living things, specifically making connections between actions and situati... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. Roots & Shoots – Tuning In To Animals, People & Environment – Lower Primary
    Roots & Shoots – Tuning In To Animals, People & Environment – Lower Primary

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Roots & Shoots – Endangered Animals – Lower Primary
    Roots & Shoots – Endangered Animals – Lower Primary
  2. Roots & Shoots – Exploring Habitats – Lower Primary
    Roots & Shoots – Exploring Habitats – Lower Primary
  3. Roots & Shoots – Endangered Data – Maths – Lower Primary
    Roots & Shoots – Endangered Data – Maths – Lower Primary

Considering Social Action

Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.

  1. Roots & Shoots – Observe Your School Environment – Lower Primary
    Roots & Shoots – Observe Your School Environment – Lower Primary
  2. Roots & Shoots – Take Action – Lower Primary
    Roots & Shoots – Take Action – Lower Primary
  3. Roots & Shoots – Celebrate – Lower Primary
    Roots & Shoots – Celebrate – Lower Primary