P.A.L.M.S. Year 2 – Earth's Resources

P.A.L.M.S. Year 2 –  Earth's Resources
Publication Date: December, 2015
Type of Resource: Unit of Work

This online teaching package provides hands-on activities with teacher support materials to support the Year 2 Earth and space science components of the Australian Curriculum.

The activities are organised into five topics:

  • Resources
  • Water
  • Soil
  • Clean air
  • Minerals

The package also integrates other subject areas, including—mathematics, drama, geography and history.

Additional Information

This resource has been produced as part of the Primary Australian Literacy Mathematics and Science (PALMS) program. 

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Represent and communicate observations and ideas in a variety of ways > ACSIS042
  • Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Compare observations with those of others > ACSIS041
  • Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions using... > ACSIS038
  • Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use a range of methods to sort information, including drawings and provided... > ACSIS040
  • Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and... > ACSIS037
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Earth’s resources are used in a variety of ways > ACSSU032
  • Year 2 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in,... > ACSHE034
  • Year 2 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their... > ACSHE035