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Looking for Science plans that engage students, inspire curiosity and take planning off your to-do list? This Biological Science pack includes everything you need, from lesson plans and PowerPoint slides, through to experiments and assessment.


Through this unit, students identify the basic needs of plants and animals, including air, water, food or shelter, and describe how the places they live meet those needs.


If you want this pack in a money saving bundle, you can find it here Year 1 Science Bundle


|| Updated 2024||


What's included?

Biological Science PowerPoint:

  • 180 + slides.

  • Vocabulary loading slides.

  • Lesson aligned slides with warm-ups, content and conclusions.

  • Hyperlinked contents.

  • Bonus templates.


12 x Detailed Lesson Plans

  • 65 pages of activities and lessons.

  • Learning intentions.

  • Detailed steps.

  • Resource lists.

  • Activities with flexible options.

  • Assessment rubric.

  • Cover pages.


Lesson Outline

Lesson 1: What's Living? - Identifying the differences between living and non-living things.

Lesson 2: Living Things, Mapped Out - Exploring where living things are found.

Lesson 3: Checking Out Needs - Identifying between needs and wants.

Lesson 4: Looking After Pets - Exploring the needs of pets.

Lesson 5: Playground for A Snail - Creating a habitat for a snail.

Lesson 6: Worm Hotel - Creating a mini worm farm.

Lesson 7: Let's Bee Friendly - Exploring how to make a school bee friendly.

Lesson 8: Wilding Out - Meeting the needs of native animals.

Lesson 9: Science on the Farm - Exploring how meetings the needs of plants is important.

Lesson 10: Growing Thirsty - Celery experiment.

Lesson 11: Needy Plants - Planting seeds experiment.

Lesson 12: Design a Habitat - Assessment. Create a habitat for a provided animal.


Bonus: This unit has recently been revised and updated to align with the Australian V9 curriculum. The old unit has also been included as a separate file via Dropbox and Google Drive. Please note that some lessons have been integrated and refreshed from other year levels, to align with curriculum updates.

Year One Biological Science | Australian Curriculum Aligned V.9 & V.8 |

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