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Science: A STEM Approach – Physical sciences – Ages 8-9 ebook

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Prepare your students for the roles of the future! Minds will be challenged and imaginations unleashed as students develop skills such as innovation, creativity, reasoning and problem-solving; and technical science skills such as questioning, observing systematic experimentation, and analysis and interpretation of data.

Feel confident delivering a comprehensive and contemporary science program, and ease your way into STEM projects with Science: A STEM approach.

This 51-page unit covers:

Science Understanding

  • Heat can be produced in many ways and can move from one object to another (ACSSU049) 

Science as a Human Endeavour

  • Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships (ACSHE050) 
  • Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions  (ACSHE051) 

Science Inquiry Skills

  • With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on prior knowledge (ACSIS053) 
  • With guidance, plan and conduct scientific investigations to find answers to questions, considering the safe use of appropriate materials and equipment (ACSIS054) 
  • Consider the elements of fair tests and use formal measurements and digital technologies as appropriate, to make and record observations accurately (ACSIS055) 
  • Use a range of methods including tables and simple column graphs to represent data and to identify patterns and trends (ACSIS057) 
  • Compare results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings (ACSIS215) 
  • Reflect on investigations, including whether a test was fair or not (ACSIS058) 
  • Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and informal representations (ACSIS060) 

Each book in this fantastic series features:

  • easy-to-follow lesson plan format, with term overview at the start of each unit
  • ideas for incorporating technology in the classroom
  • background information for the teacher
  • resource sheets, if required
  • assessment sheets provided for science knowledge
  • STEM project for the remainder of the term (2–4 weeks)

Each STEM project includes:

  • a design brief
  • STEM curriculum links
  • alternative project ideas
  • a group rubric
  • self-assessment
  • resource sheets, if required

**This ebook is not transferable, nor can it be on-sold or uploaded to an intranet site. For full copyright details, please see the Copyright Notice outlined in the ebook or refer to the Copyright Agency Limited

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