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Eggs-actly where do the eggs we eat come from?

year 1

SUBJECTS

Mathematics, Science

Overview

In this lesson students will learn to describe displays by identifying categories of animals and the quantity and appearance of their eggs. They will represent data relating to hens and eggs laid on farms in Australia. 

Upon completion of this lesson students will demonstrate a basic understanding of:

  • Describing displays using mathematical data language
  • Identifying and representing categories of animals and quantities of eggs using provided data

Resources and Materials:

  • Interactive whiteboard
  • www.allabouteggs.com.au
  • Three-dimensional globe

Language/Vocabulary: 
Egg, farm, farming, eat, bird, insect, mammal, reptile, fish, size, shape, number, yolk, shell, body, chicken, hen, laid, state, map, graph, Australia, quantity, and produce. 

Higher Order Thinking Skills (Bloom's Taxonomy):

  • Knowledge
  • Comprehension
  • Application
  • Analysis

Extension/Open-Ended Questions
Why is egg farming so important for Australia? Why do Australian people choose to buy eggs farmed in Australia?

MATHEMATICS (STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY):

Represent data with objects and drawings where one object or drawing represents one data value. Describe the displays (ACMSP263)

SCIENCE (BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES):

Living things have a variety of external features (ACSSU017)