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Image of the Sun
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Publication Date: 18 June 2014

This downloadable resource is an activity where students determine the distance to the Sun.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
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 Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS204
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems and... > ACSSU188
The Moon
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Publication Date: 18 June 2014

This is a student practical activity that allows students to use the concept of ratios to determine an experimental value for the distance to the moon.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
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 Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS204
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems and... > ACSSU188
A cross section of Earth
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Publication Date: 16 June 2014

This online resource looks at the following questions regarding the Earth's nature and structure:


Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 6 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Sudden geological changes and extreme weather events can affect Earth’s surface > ACSSU096
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks contain minerals and are formed by... > ACSSU153
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The theory of plate tectonics explains global patterns of geological activity... > ACSSU180
A person's shadow on the ground
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Publication Date: 14 June 2014

This resource links to three online practical investigations that build understanding of day and night as well as highlighting the properties of light and shadows.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 3 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day > ACSSU048
The Moon
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Publication Date: 14 June 2014

This online resource has some interactives showing how the changing relative positions of the Sun, Moon and Earth cause changes such as moon phases.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by... > ACSSU115
A\The shadow of a person
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Publication Date: 14 June 2014

This website has some interactives to show how the movement of the Earth makes day and night-time, and changes the direction and length of shadows.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 3 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day > ACSSU048
A highly eroded mesa in a desert
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Publication Date: 06 June 2014

This online resource is an interactive website where students can learn all about rocks and geology: the science of rocks.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks contain minerals and are formed by... > ACSSU153
Some rock and mineral samples
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Publication Date: 06 June 2014

This online resource looks at the different types of rocks and their origins.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The theory of plate tectonics explains global patterns of geological activity... > ACSSU180
Screen shot of iPad app
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Publication Date: 04 June 2014

What did Earth’s continents and oceans look like 250 million years ago, or even 1 billion years ago? What do we know about the climate back when our planet formed?

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems and... > ACSSU188
A sky full of planets, not to scale
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Publication Date: 26 April 2014

 This video shows comparative sizes of planets, sun and moon and distances from Earth.

 

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun) > ACSSU078

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