Evaluation Matrix for Teaching Resource 2

This teaching resource is all about Year 4 Science area of Biological sciences that living things have life cycles . This relates to the Curriculum code ACSSU072.

Evaluation Matrix


Name of teaching resource

Teaching Resource for teaching Living things have life cycles ACSSU072

Weblink (if web based)


Who should this digital teaching resource be used with? (ie year/grade)

This teaching resource should be used for year 4 students as the activities and resources directly link to the learning outcome in the curriculum for year 4 science.

How should it be used? (e.g. individual, whole class)

This teaching resource should be used by the teacher to set learning activities and navigate the page when using this storify in a classroom setting. This resource can be used individually to complete activities and as a whole class to watch the videos and learn the content.

Which subject or learning area would it be most appropriate to use in?

The subject that this resource is most appropriate to use in is Science. The area of science that it is best suited to is Biological science as it regarding the life cycles of living species.

Identify the strengths of this teaching resource

Strengths of this teaching resource are that it is an interactive and engaging way to display ideas as videos and moving images can be used. As well as this all ideas, videos and activities are saved onto the Storify so that the content is easily accessible for future uses.

Identify any weaknesses of this teaching resource

A weakness of this teaching resource is that the Storify technology is limited to the information that an individual can find and include in their Storify. This makes creating a Storify on a particular content quite difficult.

Explain any ideas you may have for further use of this teaching resource

This teaching resource is published on the internet so it can be shared to other teachers around the world to share and inspire ideas about teaching the same content in different ways.


GIPHY . (2013). Life animated GIF [Image]. Retrieved from https://giphy.com/gifs/life-cycle-X8ii8EUumNXRC

Harry Kindergarten Music. (2014, May 20). The needs of a Plant (sing for kids about 5 things plants need to live) . Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUBIQ1fTRzI

Life Cycles (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.pinterest.com/explore/life-cycles/

Makemegenius. (2012, June 1). Life Cycle Video for Kids [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pHav-3QZkI

Science Web Australia. (n.d.). Unit 2 Living and non living things. Retrieved from http://scienceweb.asta.edu.au/years-3-4/unit2/lesson-three/yr34-unit-2-lesson-3.html

Scootle. (n.d.). Science / Year 4 / Science Understanding / Biological sciences. Retrieved from http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/search?accContentId=ACSSU072



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