Category Archives: Inquiry Unit Term 3 2017

Inquiry Term 3 Video Presentations


Websites for Focus Areas

Benefits to Humans
How do mini-beasts help around the home.
How do insects help the earth?
Why are some mini-beasts becoming endangered in Australia?
How can we protect mini-beasts from becoming endangered in parts of Australia?


Deadly and Dangerous

How can we protect humans from venomous mini-beasts?

How do dangerous mini-beasts use their venom for good?


Impact on the Environment

How are farmers protecting their crops from mini-beasts?

How do mini-beasts destroy people’s gardens?



Kids Dictionary

Endangered Minibeasts

Endangered Mini-Beasts

What does it mean for a species to be endangered?

Today we are going to discuss and learn about endangered mini-beasts.

In your Inquiry Journal book, prepare a seed that explains your learning.

You must have:

  • A title
  • A definition of endangered
  • Name any mini-beast you know as being endangered.
  • Give reasons why some mini-beasts become endangered.

Minibeasts – Impact on the Environment

Today we are going to look at the impact minibeasts can have on our environment.



Helpful Minibeasts

Inquiry: Helpful Mini-beasts

One of our focus areas this term looks at how mini-beasts can benefit the environment and humans. Today we are going to learn how different mini-beasts can be helpful.

Watch the videos below and take some notes on what type of mini-beasts can be helpful and how they can benefit the environment or humans.



Deadly and Dangerous Insects

The millions of species of bugs that exist in the world today play a pivotal role in our ecosystem. Though a majority of them are harmless, some are especially good at either transmitting disease, injecting venom, or just generally being a nuisance. From bullet ants to tse tse flies these are the 25 most dangerous bugs in the world.


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