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Sounding Out Nature

Sounding Out Nature

In this activity students get out into an ecosystem and record the sounds that they hear. The sounds can be recorded (e.g. on a tablet), or through drawings or brief explanatory notes.Students will understand that living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things and can observe and catagorise a range of living things.
TheTeachersFriend
Educate Your Friends About Water

Educate Your Friends About Water

In this lesson, students research and design water education posters and present them to younger students at their school. They work to represent and communicate ideas and findings in a variety of ways such as diagrams and physical representations. Students plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print, and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose. Students will be able to research the answers to water questions using reliable sources, draft an informative poster appropriate for younger students and ensure the images in their poster complements a written message.
TheTeachersFriend
What is a Species?

What is a Species?

In this lesson, students investigate the concept of a species. They will work in small groups and access information from the internet, library and/or textbooks in order to define a species, investigate how species are scientifically named and why is it important and provide examples of plants and animals living in your area that are indigenous, domesticated and introduced. Students understand that there are differences within and between groups of organisms; classification helps organise this diversity. They’ll summarise data, from their own investigations and secondary sources, and use scientific understanding to identify relationships and draw conclusions. Students will be able to define what a species is, in their own words. Students can accurately write the scientific names of a variety of species and identify and categorise a variety of species as Indigenous, domestic or pests.
TheTeachersFriend
The Iron Man - Chapter One Lessons and Resources

The Iron Man - Chapter One Lessons and Resources

A multi-resource unit of learning based on the first chapter of the Iron Man. Included is a 76 slide presentation that works through mini-activities such as defining vocabulary as well as then having fully-resourced lessons including independent writing and grammar opportunities before finishing with a science investigation.
krisgreg30
British Science Week 2018 - Powerpoint/Assembly

British Science Week 2018 - Powerpoint/Assembly

This is a powerpoint I have created to use in assembly during 2018 Science week based on exploration and discovery. This powerpoint can be edited and extra slides added to share your schools activities for the week, but saves time preparing why science is important and some cool discoveries made in 2017.
staylor106
Native Australian Birds: Field Survey Lesson

Native Australian Birds: Field Survey Lesson

This downloadable lesson plan and worksheet helps students to identify native birds in the school environment by conducting a field survey. Students look at the threats to local bird species, as well as the requirements they need to live happily in urban environments. Year Level: Year 7 | Duration: 50-75 minutes | Topic: Native Australian Birds Subject Area: Science with sustainability as a cross curricular priority. ACARA National Curriculum Links: ACSSU112 – Interactions between organisms can be described in terms of food chains and food webs; human activity can affect these interactions ACSIS125 – Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork and experiments, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed
thinkkind
Science Unit Planning & Resources - States of Matter - Year 4

Science Unit Planning & Resources - States of Matter - Year 4

A Unit Pack of 5 lessons for Science, all based around States of Matters/ Solids, Liquids and Gases. A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an Science topic based around States of Matter. This pack would suitable for Year 4. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 5 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resources and worksheets In this topic the following objectives are covered: Understand that the three states of matter are solid, liquid and gas Sort materials into solid, liquid and gas Describe the properties of solids, liquids and gases using descriptive vocabulary To be able to explore differences in temperature To be able to use a thermometer To be able to make a prediction and test it To be able to investigate evaporation and condensation
alicepoole1
Plant Investigation Booklet

Plant Investigation Booklet

**A Booklet for a Plant Investigation/Experiment ** A booklet for a scientific investigation, the investigation/experiment can be linked to testing the growing conditions for plants. Altering the amount of water/light/soil a plant has.
alicepoole1
Science Unit Planning - Plants - Year 3

Science Unit Planning - Plants - Year 3

Unit Planning for Science Topic on Plants for Year 3 A unit plan of 6 lessons for a topic on plants. Lesson timings for each lesson are approximately 90 or 120 minutes. The planning includes, learning objectives, teaching ideas, key questions, activities and resources list. Teaching points that are covered in the topic are listed below: Understand that it is important to be able to grow plants well because they provide food and other items for us To know that all food chains begin with a green plant To understand the function of the parts of a plant To understand that plants need leaves in order to grow well To plan an appropriate investigation To make careful observations and measurements of plants growing To use simple apparatus to measure the height of plants in standard measures To use results to draw conclusions and provide explanations To know that water is transported through the stem to other parts of the plant To know that that plants need light for healthy growth To know that plants need water, but not unlimited water, for healthy growth To know that temperature can affect the growth of plants To ask questions about the growth of plants To plan a fair test To write a clear conclusion
alicepoole1
Science Investigations Bundle

Science Investigations Bundle

Various resources to support planning of science investigations. Bundle includes: -Cress Investigation - Effects of Exercise investigation - Waterproof materials - Shadows investigation - Sugar in drinks (full lesson plan & accompanying resources) Bundle will save 40% off individual resource prices!
DosbarthJJ
Materials - Waterproof

Materials - Waterproof

Activities to support teaching materials. Activities include a test a test to see which materials are waterproof and which are not. Followed by a task to look at which material would be best for building a house and why. Used with a year 1 class.
DosbarthJJ