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Naming Plants

Imagine not having a name.... that's exactly what happens when a new plant is discovered by science. Someone needs to name it, but how do they choose? 

This online resource assists students in Years K-6 to develop the following scientific skills:

  • scientific inquiry through the process of working scientifically

  • design and production processes in the development of solutions

  • design and production of digital solutions

Some Content outcomes include;

Stage 1 Science and Technology
ST1-4LW-S  A student describes observable features of living things and their environments
ST1-5LW-T  A student identifies how plants and animals are used for food and fibre products

Stage 3 Science and Technology
ST2-4LW-S A student compares features and characteristics of living and non-living things
ST2-5LW-T A student describes how agricultural processes are used to grow plants and raise animals for food, clothing and shelter


  • Literacy 
  • Numeracy 
  • Information and Communication Technology 
  • Critical and Creative Thinking 
  • Personal and Social 
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Intercultural Understanding.