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Neodymium Magnets: In an upcoming physics unit for year 9 science, teachers would like to use neodymium magnets (rare earth) for a practical experiment. 

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Publication Date: 20 August 2021
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
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What are the requirements to keep radioactive sources?

Do we need to have them registered? And if so can you please point me in the right direction ie a website/forms……

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Publication Date: 11 May 2018
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
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Spinning top
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Publication Date: 11 January 2017

In this investigation, younger students observe and compare the movement of various common toys.

Learning intentions

Students will be able to:

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year Foundation > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Participate in guided investigations and make observations using the senses > ACSIS011
  • Year Foundation > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Engage in discussions about observations and represent ideas > ACSIS233
  • Year Foundation > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events > ACSIS014
  • Year Foundation > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and... > ACSSU005
indigenous spinning toy
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Publication Date: 07 November 2016

This Connected Learning Experience explores forces in an Indigenous context.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • 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 > 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 > Physical Sciences > A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape > ACSSU033
  • 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
waterfall
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Publication Date: 15 September 2016

The CLE investigates the transformation of energy to different forms.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate ideas, findings and evidence-based solutions to problems using... > ACSIS148
  • Year 8 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Construct and use a range of representations, including graphs, keys and models... > ACSIS144
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and... > ACSSU155
Asian bicycles
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Publication Date: 19 August 2016

This online resource helps younger students differentiate between pushes and pulls.

Type of Resources: Student worksheet
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year Foundation > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and... > ACSSU005
A picture of a man's ear
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Publication Date: 19 August 2016

This online resource introduces the science of sound.

Type of Resources: Unit of Work
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 1 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions > ACSIS025
  • Year 1 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed > ACSSU020
A photo of Asian rickshaws in a busy street
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Publication Date: 09 August 2016

This online teaching resource helps teach young students about forces.

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape > ACSSU033
  • Year Foundation > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and... > ACSSU005
An artist's impression of a roller coaster
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Publication Date: 09 April 2016

This online resource investigates friction in a rolling toy car.


Type of Resources: Assessment task
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and... > ACSIS071
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Reflect on investigations, including whether a test was fair or not > ACSIS069
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > With guidance, plan and conduct scientific investigations to find answers to... > ACSIS065
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use a range of methods including tables and simple column graphs to represent... > ACSIS068
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated... > ACSIS064
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076
  • Year 4 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships > ACSHE061
Schematic of a swinging pendulum
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Publication Date: 07 March 2016

This online resource covers energy transformation and conservation.

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 > Physical Sciences > Energy conservation in a system can be explained by describing energy transfers... > ACSSU190

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