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.
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.
Tadpole Kits for schools Procedures generic attached the old version
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)
Suitable for Stage 3 (Year 5/6). Specifically designed for Distance Education students or to be completed on line. Developed by the Queanbeyan Distance Education Centre. www.queanbeyp-d.schools.nsw.edu.au/ (home page). The unit can be accessed at: www.queanbeyp-d.schools.nsw.edu.au/frogs/index.htm .
Watch Out for Wetlands!
Watch Out For Wetlands_Unit of Work62 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.
You can find other resources on this website: need all updating
Ginninderra Catchment Group publications
General Frogwatch Resources (USEFUL STUFF)
General Waterwatch Resources
Useful links to other websites