Science / Year 2 / Science Understanding / Biological sciences / ACSSU030

Year 2 Science:

Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves.


  • representing personal growth and changes from birth
  • recognising that living things have predictable characteristics at different stages of development
  • exploring different characteristics of life stages in animals such as egg, caterpillar and butterfly
  • observing that all animals have offspring, usually with two parents


Click on the following link to see the digital resource I created on Pinterest.

Living Things Grow and Change and Have Offspring Similar to Themselves

Name of teaching resource

Pinterest page for year 2 Science


Weblink (if web based)


Who should this digital teaching resource be used with? (ie year/grade)

This resource has been developed to provide material for a Year 2 class.


How should it be used? (e.g. individual, whole class)

This could be used both individually and as a whole class. The teacher should guide the students through the content and allow student to work at their desired pace.


Which subject or learning area would it be most appropriate to use in?

This resource should be used in a science class. Specific to Biological Sciences.


Identify the strengths of this teaching resource

The UI is visually appealing to students. I found it relatively easy to navigate and to find relevant materials.


Identify any weaknesses of this teaching resource

Not being able to ‘pin’ a webpage that does not contain an image, was a disadvantage of Pinterest. I was unable to collect valuable sources relevant to the topic.


Explain any ideas you may have for further use of this teaching resource

This could be used as a space where teachers could collaborate ideas for their school. Likewise, students could collaborate on a topic to develop teamwork skills.





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