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Living Things Sorting Activity - Small Bag Cards

Living Things Sorting Activity - Small Bag Cards
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Extend the living things sorting activity with this set of small bag cards. Encourage students to sort and classify objects and organisms into living and non-living categories using tactile and hands-on exploration

Curriculum Codes

STe-1WS-S old

Observes, questions and collects data to communicate ideas

STe-3LW-ST old

Explores the characteristics, needs and uses of living things

STe-7DI-T old

Identifies digital systems and explores how instructions are used to control digital devices

STe-2DP-T old

Develops solutions to an identified need

STe-6ES-S old

Identifies how daily and seasonal changes in the environment affect humans and other living things

STe-4MW-ST old

Identifies that objects are made of materials that have observable properties

STe-5PW-ST old

Observes the way objects move and relates changes in motion to push and pull forces


Living things have a variety of external features and live in different places where their basic needs, including food, water and shelter, are met


Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events


Represent and communicate observations and ideas about changes in objects and events in a variety of ways


Participate in guided investigations, including making observations using the senses, to explore and answer questions

AC9S1U01 9

Identify the basic needs of plants and animals, including air, water, food or shelter, and describe how the places they live meet those needs

AC9SFI01 9

Pose questions and make predictions based on experiences

AC9SFH01 9

Explore the ways people make and use observations and questions to learn about the natural world

AC9SFI03 9

Represent observations in provided templates and identify patterns with guidance

AC9SFI02 9

Engage in investigations safely and make observations using their senses

AC9SFU01 9

Observe external features of plants and animals and describe ways they can be grouped based on these features

AC9SFI04 9

Compare observations with predictions with guidance

AC9SFI05 9

Share questions, predictions, observations and ideas with others

ACSSU002 8.4

Living things have basic needs, including food and water

ACSHE013 8.4

Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events

ACSIS014 8.4

Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events

ACSIS011 8.4

Participate in guided investigations and make observations using the senses

ACSIS233 8.4

Engage in discussions about observations and represent ideas

ACSIS012 8.4

Share observations and ideas

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