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What’s That Seed? Incursion - Stages 1 to 3

Students will investigate the life cycle of plants and learn how seeds are dispersed. They’ll make seed models to experiment with and get hands-on with a planting activity to prepare to grow their own plants at school.


Stages 1-3 / Geography


Multiple locations


50 minutes


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About the 'What's That Seed?' incursion

Students will…
  • Investigate the observable features of plants and seeds

  • Learn about the life stages of a plant as it grows, and what it needs to survive

  • Discover why and how seeds move

Key themes
  • External features of plants and seeds 

  • Life stages of a plant 

  • Needs of a plant in its environment 

  • Seed adaptations 

Curriculum links

Science Stage 1- 3


Stage 1:

  • ST1-1WS-S observes, questions and collects data to communicate and compare ideas
  • ST1-4LW-S describes observable features of living things and their environments
Stage 2:
  • ST2-1WS-S questions, plans and conducts scientific investigations, collects and summarises data and communicates using scientific representations
  • ST2-4LW-S compares features and characteristics of living and non-living things
Stage 3:
  • ST3-1WS-S plans and conducts scientific investigations to answer testable questions, and collects and summarises data to communicate conclusions
  • ST3-4LW-S examines how the environment affects the growth, survival and adaptation of living things

We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.