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Mini Beasts Large Sets

These large sets of real-life specimens allow children to examine in detail a selection of arthropods, insects, spiders and marine animals. They are an excellent resource to promote scientific inquiry and investigate the similarities and differences that exist in the Animal Kingdom.
The Teacher’s Guide included in each set contains fascinating facts and classification and labelling BLMs.

Each specimen is encased in indestructible resin and can safely be used by young children.

All Mini Beasts sets come in a sturdy, stylish storage box. The resin blocks are held in place and protected within the box by foam cut-outs.
Large box measures 36 x 27 x 4mm

Mini Beasts Large Sets – Arthropod
12 labeled specimens and a Trilobite fossil
Red Ring Skirt Butterfly, Dragonfly, Centipede, Millipede, Hermit Crab, Golden Scorpion, Tarantula Spider, Spider Crab, Stink Bug, Weevil Snout Beetle,  Little Stag Beetle  & Grasshopper (Dragonfly specimen is 75 x 75mm)

Mini Beasts Large Sets – Insects & Spiders 
15 labelled specimens
Unicorn Beetle, Flower Scarab Beetle, Green Rose Chafer Beetle, Spotted Red Bug, Wasp Spider, Ghost Spider, Tarantula, Butterfly, Grasshopper, Grass Cicada, Bee, Ant, Wasp, Termite, and Scorpion. (Butterfly is 75 x 75mm)

Mini Beasts Large Sets – Ocean
11 labeled specimens – Octopus, Spotted Scat, Starfish, Jellyfish, Giant Sundial, Hermit Crab, Common Triton Snail, Shrimp, Fiddler Crab, Clam & Sea Cucumber. (Starfish specimen is 75 x 75 mm)

Mini Beasts Large Sets – Beetles & Bugs
24 labeled specimens  43 x 28mm

Also available is the Mini Beasts Book: Classroom Investigations of the Small. Ideas and activities for teachers using the insect, spider and life cycle specimens. Includes links to the new Australian Curriculum and BLMs.
Recommended for year 1 to 6 science classes.
Click here to buy the Mini Beasts book

Also available is the Ocean Book: Classroom investigations of a Blue Planet  with Ideas, activities and BLMs related to the Ocean specimens and other marine animals.  Includes links to the  Australian Curriculum.
Click here to buy the Ocean book

Recommended for year 1 to 6 science classes.


$199.00 (Excl. GST)

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