Activity Sheet

Waterbug poster

Use this poster to help students explore waterbugs – it has their sensitivity score.

It can be laminated (or similar) for reuse or printed and used as tick sheet for students.

You can use it to explore which areas the animals live in also! (Five habitats are marked on the poster).

  • Activity Sheet, All, Catchments, Fauna (animals), Guide/activity booklet, Poster, Suitable age group, Topics, Water bugs,
  • All Regions,

Waterbug colouring sheets

https://www.riverdetectives.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Sensitive-waterbugs.pdf

 

Use Melbourne Water’s beautiful colouring images of waterbugs to add to your lessons.

A mix of waterbugs

Sensitive waterbugs

Mayfly life cycles

  • Activity Sheet, Catchments, Lower Primary, Water bugs,
  • All Regions,

Platypus colouring sheet

Use Melbourne Water’s beautiful image of the platypus as a mindful colouring activity.

  • Activity Sheet, Catchments, Lower Primary, Upper Primary, Water bugs,
  • All Regions,

Bug outlines

Use these bug outlines to colour in, put in their correct habitat, get student’s to write facts about them or investigate them!

  • Activity Sheet, Lower Primary, Suitable age group, Teacher, Topics, Type, Upper Primary, Water bugs,
  • All Regions,

Map your River

Follow the Teachers Guide to support students carrying out the activity – Meandering Map.

 

  • Activity Sheet, Catchments, Lower Primary, Topics, Type, Upper Primary, Waterways,
  • Corangamite CMA,

How to make a bug dial

Make your own bug dial so that you can look at individual bugs and the way they move, their tolerance, where they live and special features.

 

 

  • Activity Sheet, All, Catchments, Fauna (animals), Topics, Type, Water bugs, Waterways,
  • All Regions,

All about water bugs

Use this information and images about water bugs to put each of the water bugs into the correct habitat on the  in-stream-habitat-poster or play a game of snap!

 

 

  • Activity Sheet, All, Fauna (animals), Game, Suitable age group, Topics, Type, Water bugs, Waterways,
  • All Regions,

Colouring sheet – Growling Grass Frog

  • Activity Sheet, All, Fauna (animals), Suitable age group, Topics, Type,
  • All Regions, Melbourne Water,

Colouring sheet – Frog Life Cycle

  • Activity Sheet, All, Fauna (animals), Suitable age group, Topics, Type,
  • All Regions, Melbourne Water,

Mindfulness Colouring Sheet – Frogs

  • Activity Sheet, All, Fauna (animals), Suitable age group, Topics, Type, Waterways,
  • All Regions, Melbourne Water,