Wonderful Worms – Grade 1-6

Activity Introduction

Learners will learn about earthworms and what they like to eat during this experimental activity.

Grade: 1-6

Resources Required: Learner Worksheets, Materials to make a worm bin (two large, rectangular plastic bins, a drill, a flowerpot or brick, some potting soil mixed with compost, old newspaper, worms, vegetable and fruit scraps)

Key Concepts & Skills: Recycling and compost, Living and non-living things, ecosystems and foodwebs

Extra Notes: This would work well as an eco-club activity

Level of teacher facilitation: Moderate - High

Curriculum links: Natural Science & Technology, Life Skills

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