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A photo of a galaxy shrouded in dust
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Publication Date: 23 February 2016

This online resource is an interactive which helps students to understand the size of everything in the universe from the very largest super galaxies down to the smallest subatomic particles.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems and... > ACSSU188
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > The properties of the different states of matter can be explained in terms of... > ACSSU151
Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 23 February 2016

This downloadable document is an ASSIST Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for demonstrating the reaction of group 1 alkali metals (i.e., lithium and sodium) with water.

Type of Resources: Standard Operating Procedure
An artist's impression of a large tree
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Publication Date: 19 February 2016

This online resource is a 5-minute video that describes and explains the ways in which some seeds develop and grow into plants.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have life cycles > ACSSU072
An echidna or spiny anteater
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Publication Date: 19 February 2016

This online resource is a 4-minute video which can be used to support Year 4 students' understandings of the life cycle and the development of an echidna from birth to adulthood.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have life cycles > ACSSU072
Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 09 February 2016

This downloadable ASSIST Information Sheet (AIS) is intended to serve as a general guideline when selecting, using and inspecting (maintaining) stepladders in school science areas. 

Type of Resources: Information Sheet
waves crashing on a beach retaining wall
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Publication Date: 08 February 2016

This online resource investigates the problems facing the island nation of Kirabati as a consequence of rising sea levels.

Type of Resources: Lesson Plan
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose,... > ACSIS208
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Evaluate conclusions, including identifying sources of uncertainty and possible... > ACSIS205
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS203
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Global systems, including the carbon cycle, rely on interactions involving the... > ACSSU189
  • Year 10 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE194
A koala
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Publication Date: 01 February 2016

This online resource is an ASSIST Connected Learning Experience (CLE) to help teach Year 6 students the concepts of environmental adaptation.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations... > ACSIS110
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Decide which variable should be changed and measured in fair tests and... > ACSIS104
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Identify, plan and apply the elements of scientific investigations to answer... > ACSIS105
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Identify, plan and apply the elements of scientific investigations to answer... > ACSIS103
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Compare data with predictions and use as evidence in developing explanations > ACSIS221
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Construct and use a range of representations, including tables and graphs, to... > ACSIS107
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > With guidance, pose clarifying questions and make predictions about scientific... > ACSIS232
  • Year 6 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical... > ACSSU094
  • Year 6 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to... > ACSHE098
  • Year 6 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and... > ACSHE220
A thermometer showing a high temperature
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Publication Date: 19 January 2016

This online resource gives details on an activity that investigates the advantages and disadvantages of vaccination against Ebola.

Type of Resources: Lesson Plan
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS170
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Multi-cellular organisms rely on coordinated and interdependent internal... > ACSSU175
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE160
An artist's impression of the sun
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Publication Date: 19 January 2016

This online resource gives details for a sequence of two lessons that focus on climate change and its effects.

Students examine scientific evidence using an inquiry approach.

Type of Resources: Lesson Plan
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose,... > ACSIS208
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Critically analyse the validity of information in primary and secondary sources... > ACSIS206
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Evaluate conclusions, including identifying sources of uncertainty and possible... > ACSIS205
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS203
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS204
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically > ACSIS198
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Global systems, including the carbon cycle, rely on interactions involving the... > ACSSU189
  • Year 10 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE195
  • Year 10 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE194
A dark moon in the sky
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Publication Date: 23 December 2015

This online resource is an ASSIST Connected Learning Experience (CLE) to help teach Year 7s astronomy concepts using the example of Earth's moon.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate ideas, findings and evidence-based solutions to problems using... > ACSIS133
  • Year 7 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Summarise data, from students’ own investigations and secondary sources, and... > ACSIS130
  • Year 7 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Identify questions and problems that can be investigated scientifically and... > ACSIS124
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by... > ACSSU115
  • Year 7 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Scientific knowledge has changed people's understanding of the world and is... > ACSHE119

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