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Education Lets go pond dipping!Wellington Country Park Education Lets go pond dipping!
Lets go pond dipping!

Pond Detective - suitable for KS1

Our Pond Detective workshop provides your pupils an exciting hands on experience. Located at the edge of our well established lake on specially constructed pontoons, pupils will have the opportunity to collect a vast array of minibeasts from our hugely diverse waters.

Learning Outcomes

Workshop Learning outcomes:

  • Discuss and identify water minibeasts and their habitats. To include those found in the water and on the surface of the water
  • Collect and identify a range of water minibeasts through the use of collection kits, ID charts and group discussion
  • Complete an activity booklet and record findings

Learning opportunities linked to KS1:

  • Science – working scientifically
  • Living things and their habitats
  • Animals, including humans

Additional Information:

  • Length: 1 hour
  • Location: Small Lake/Pond
  • Group size: Minimum 15 pupils, Maximum 20 pupils
  • Teacher Ratio: 1:5

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