I Wonder Why?

Description :

Explore the wonders of the natural world by observing plant features up close, posing questions and learning how nature can inspire ideas for design.

In this nature-based STEM learning program, children practice the foundational skills of the emerging discipline of biomimicry. What is Biomimicry? They practice observational skills on a discovery walk, classify and sort materials from the natural world, inquire and design.

Students will

  • Observe natural features.

  • Classify and Sort natural objects.

  • Apply observations in a nature-inspired design challenge. 

Key focuses

  • Scientific observation and inquiry.

  • Plant features.

  • Nature inspired design.

  • Hands on learning and sharing ideas. 

Curriculum Links

  • Level F-2 Integrated STEM, Mathematics, Design & Technologies, Critical and Creative Thinking and Science.

Teacher Resources

Time Action
Morning (10:15 to 11:45)
Afternoon (12:45 to 14:15)


Melbourne Gardens

Recommended year level

Foundation to Year 2


$16.50 Per Student


Minimum charge is 18 students per class. Maximum class size is 30 students.