Science

RSPCA approved learning resources curriculum linked to Science.


Lesson Plan: A Pet Is For Life

A Pet Is For Life - Illustration of a girl picking up a cat from a box full of cats

In this lesson plan we learn that saving a pet is great, but it is also hard work. So before you get a pet, you need to be sure that you can give it everything it needs.


Mini Unit: Building Empathy

Building Empathy - Photo of a child holding a lamb

Underpinning this Mini Unit (cluster of lessons) is the recognition that animal abuse is a symptom of a far bigger problem of violence in society.


RSPCA Victoria Cupcake Day School Pack

RSPCA Victoria Cupcake Day School Pack - A photo of a blue cupcake with a bone and the text RSPCA

This School Pack is a mini unit of 6 victoria curriculum linked lessons and includes student leadership ideas, recipes for people and canines alike, activities, decoration tips, RSPCA & Cupcake Day Event background info…


Lesson Plan: Beak, Wings & Feet

Beak, Wings & Feet - Illustration of a yellow chick

Acquire knowledge of animals’ physical, behavioural and social characteristics. Students will be able to explain how certain physical characteristics (wings, beaks, feet) of an assigned bird species are adapted to the bird’s diet, habitat and survival.


Lesson Plan: Animal Inventions

Animal Inventions - A baby kangaroo held in the palm of a hand

Students will identify some of the ways in which humans impact negatively on Australian native animals. They will then develop a plan for an invention that would help to keep our native animals safe. Design ideas may be fantastical or realistic.


Lesson Plan: Animals Online!

Animals Online - A dog and owner looking at a laptop

This lesson aims to introduce students to the excitement of the Internet in a fun and easy manner. They will learn how to access useful information from the internet.


Lesson Plan: Fun for Pets

Fun for Pets Lesson - Illustration of three cats doing tricks

This fun lesson for ages 8 and under, with a specific focus on P-1, introduces children to the concept of providing mental and social stimulation for pets.