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Plants and Pollinators - Pollinator Week - ClickFest - 24 November 2016 Stream 2 - 13:00

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Plants and Pollinators - Pollinator Week - ClickFest

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Classifications: Enabled

Provider: Royal Botanic Gardens

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Presenter: Mary Bell

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Date: 24 November 2016

Start Time: 13:00

End Time: 1.45pm

Duration: 45 minutes

Closing Date: Bookings Close 24-Nov-2016

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 4

Non-DEC Positions: 4

Price: FREE for all schools outside of Sydney.$95 per lesson up to 30 students, for any school located in Sydney.

KLA Syllabus: Primary

KLA Stage/s: Stage 2

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KLA Keyword/s: Science plant life cycles and pollination

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Event Overview: Join in on the action of Pollinator Week and learn more about our important and unique insect pollinators and the life cycle of flowering plants. Using live plant materials, models and microscopes this video conference will bring the story of plants and pollinators to life.

What happens?
- find out about the life cycle of plants and how pollination happens
- understand the life cycle of plants – especially fertilisation, and the relationship between flowers and pollinators
- observe plants at various stages of their life cycles;
- Recognise that environmental factors can affect life cycles such as fire and seed germination;

Students will..
- Recognise the ways flowers are pollinated and seeds form
- Classify plants as flowering and non- flowering and discuss how they are different
- Understand the life cycle of plants – especially fertilisation, and the relationship between flowers and pollinators
- Observe plants at various stages of their life cycles
- Discover more about some of our native bee pollinators and the plants that you can choose for your garden to attract them

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Year 3 Science
ACSSU044 Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things

Year 4 Science
ACSSU072 Living things have life cycles
ST2-10LW describes that living things have life cycles, can be distinguished from non-living things and grouped, based on their observable features Elaborations
- observe first-hand one animal or plant as it grows and develops, and sequence the stages in its life cycle
- identify some factors in the local environment that are needed by plants and animals for survival
- outline the relationship between plants and animals, including that plants are able to use light to make food, while animals must eat plants or other animals to obtain food

ST2-4WS investigates their questions and predictions by analysing collected data, suggesting explanations for their findings, and communicating and reflecting on the processes undertaken

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