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Grade 2 / Topic: Small Crawling And Flying Animals

Join us today in a journey to explore the life of small crawling and flying animals by booking “BUGS! A RAINFOREST ADVENTURE”. Absolutely, bugs are bizarre, beautiful, and an endless source of fascination. Alternatively, your students can enjoy the cheeky ladybug (DOLORES) and a quirky firefly (MIKE) that will take your students into the wondrous world of trees to reveals the magic of the microcosm while watching the movie “LIFE OF TREES”. Whatever you choose the movie will be followed by science talk and question/answer period.


Get a view of the fascinating universe of insects magnified up to 250,000 times their normal size in Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure. Become immersed in a miniature world, where a leaf weighs as much as a car and a single raindrop can quench the largest thirst.

Highlighting the extraordinary world of insects, Bugs! focuses on the life cycles of a praying mantis and a butterfly from their birth to their inevitable encounter in the tropical rainforest of Southeast Asia, where predator meets prey.

RUNNING TIME: 40:00 minutes
SUBJECTS COVERED: Insects, Bugs, Life cycles of a praying, Mantis, Butterfly, Tropical Rainforest, Predator, Prey.


In the Life of Trees, a cheeky ladybug called Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on an adventurous journey of exploration into the wondrous world of trees. Taking the perspective of insects, the full dome film reveals the magic of the microcosm. On their excursion these two creepy-crawlies zip around a tree, and in doing so, playfully learn its secrets: How do plants get their food from the sun? How do they grow? How does water get from the roots to the top of the crown? And how does all this make life on our earth possible?

RUNNING TIME: 33:00 minutes
SUBJECTS COVERED: Trees, Production of Chlorophyll, Respiration, Photosynthesis, Water Transport.