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FROGWATCH EDUCATION#4 Resources for teachers (and everyone else)

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Short Videos about a  range of frog related topics

These videos were created in 2020 by the wonderful Icon Water education team

  1. Frogwatch intro – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2eUIT7NZlU
  2. How frogs breathe – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIm1-fIsnQk
  3. How frogs drink – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0ku96rhGGw
  4. What and how frogs eat – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M35b32HK8G0
  5. Where to find frogs – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flqcFgqyMn4
  6. Frogs lifecycle – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5d3vn7dNJUQ
  7. Corroboree frog – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KTh65KkDzs
Resources for Teachers

Puppet show: Check out a puppet show for early childhood students. Learn lots about what frogs eat, where they live and what they like. Presenter: Amelie Langevin.

Amelie and her frog puppet

FrogWatch Education Kit 2009 (3.4 MB). All you need to know to get your class engaged in finding out about frogs and our local environment!

FrogWatch’s Education Kit for Preschools to Year 2: A collection of frog related teaching activities to use in class room or at home.

FrogWatch’s Education Kit for Yr 2 to Yr 7: A collection of frog related teaching activities to use in class room or at home.


Additional resources  for your Environmental Education, Water, Wetlands or Frog Units.

Design a Wetland_Suggested Activity Upper Primary
Design Brief – Design Your Own Wetland! (32 kb) – A one-page design brief to give students ideas about wetland habitat and design issues.
Suitable for Upper Primary Students
Developed by Gillian Jackson, Latham Primary School

Frog Unit Example 1
Over a term, students will explore the place of frogs in the larger ecosystem. Students work towards planning a frog bog for their school.
Frog Unit Upper Primary_Part One (305 kb) – Unit outlines, teachers notes and suggested activities
Frog Unit Upper Primary_Part Two (Lesson Plans and Curriculum Links) (105 kb) – Curriculum links and lesson plans
Suitable for Upper Primary Students, Developed by Alex Hilvert as a Science Unit for Upper Primary Students as part of a B. Education Degree at the University of Canberra

Frog Unit Example 2
Aims to investigate the problem of declining frog numbers both world wide and in Australia. Students will research the extent of the problem. Students will use a range of ICT tools, research and designing and making to suggest possible solutions to the problem.
QDEC Frog Unit Plan (114 kb)
 Watch Out for Wetlands!
Watch Out For Wetlands_Unit of Work 62 kb)- Through this unit of wetlands, students will develop understandings about habitat, food chains and the affect of human activity on wetlands. This unit is designed around the direct experience of visiting a wetland area and uses that experience to develop understandings about the topic.  Students will participate in the design and creation of a sustainable wetland. This is an inquiry based unit, students will be given the opportunity to direct their learning. Suitable for Lower Primary. Developed by Fraser Primary School staff, and adapted from a Kath Murdoch Unit.

Hop into frogs  A very recent frog-education resource, with material and information provided by FrogWatch. This interactive learning resource has a focus on frogs in the Corowa Region, and explains many general frog facts and life-history traits plus ideas for provides hands-on learning activities! A must read!

Environmental Education Links

Sustainable Schools ACT

Upper Murrumbidgee Waterwatchawesome education resources focusing on wetland and water health.

Centre for Environmental Education – An Australian not for profit organisation with information about frog projects happening in schools.
Birrigai – Residential outdoor education centre, Tharwa ACT

Zoo Victoria Education Resources page – a wide range of great education resources.

You can find more frog related resources on this website by looking under “useful stuff” on this website!