Eco Logic

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The One with the Poo

Ever wanted to have words with a worm?

This clip includes an interesting aside about technology – old and new. Aunty Dale tells Billy, Maddy and Lucy how she makes glue out of kangaroo poo, resin and charcoal. Not only does this mean the Noongar people make the greatest possible use of animal products, they’re also creating a flexible, strong, heat-bonded glue that is perfect for making tools. Meanwhile, worm poo also provides a great base for growing in healthy soil, as told to the Super Naturals by Paul West. Students explore more about worms, and build a worm tower for their very own garden bed.

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The One with the Poo

Yr Level

Learning Area

Curriculum Code
Worms, Worms, Worms!
4 5 6
Science
ACSSU073 ACSHE062 ACSSU043 ACSHE083 ACSSU094 ACSHE100
Kangaroo Poo Glue
4 5 6
Science Design Technologies
ACSSU074 ACSHE100 ACTDEK010 ACTDEK011 ACTDEK013 ACTDEP014 ACTDEK019 ACTDEK023
Transcript The One with the Poo
4 5 6
Science Design Technologies
ACSSU074 ACSHE100 ACTDEK010 ACTDEK011 ACTDEK013 ACTDEP014 ACTDEK019 ACTDEK023
The One with the Poo
Worms, Worms, Worms!
Yr Level
4 5 6
Learning Area
Science
Curriculum Code
ACSSU073 ACSHE062 ACSSU043 ACSHE083 ACSSU094 ACSHE100
Kangaroo Poo Glue
Yr Level
4 5 6
Learning Area
Science Design Technologies
Curriculum Code
ACSSU074 ACSHE100 ACTDEK010 ACTDEK011 ACTDEK013 ACTDEP014 ACTDEK019 ACTDEK023
Transcript The One with the Poo
Yr Level
4 5 6
Learning Area
Science Design Technologies
Curriculum Code
ACSSU074 ACSHE100 ACTDEK010 ACTDEK011 ACTDEK013 ACTDEP014 ACTDEK019 ACTDEK023

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