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The displaced view of a pencil in water— refraction
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Publication Date: 26 April 2014

This online resource explains the principal of refraction.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted > ACSSU080
A saucepan with a lid sitting on a stove
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Publication Date: 26 April 2014

This is a unit of work investigates heat transfer.

It includes 5 lessons, worksheets, investigations and links to digital resources.

Type of Resources: Unit of Work
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 3 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and... > ACSIS060
  • Year 3 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > With guidance, plan and conduct scientific investigations to find answers to... > ACSIS054
  • Year 3 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use a range of methods including tables and simple column graphs to represent... > ACSIS057
  • Year 3 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated... > ACSIS053
  • Year 3 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Heat can be produced in many ways and can move from one object to another > ACSSU049
  • Year 3 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships > ACSHE050
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and... > ACSIS071
  • 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 > Chemical Sciences > Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can... > ACSSU074
  • Year 4 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships > ACSHE061
PrimaryConnections 'Light Shows' cover
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Publication Date: 26 April 2014

This online resource helps teach younger students about light.

Type of Resources: Unit of Work
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations... > ACSIS093
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Decide which variable should be changed and measured in fair tests and... > ACSIS087
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Compare data with predictions and use as evidence in developing explanations > ACSIS218
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Construct and use a range of representations, including tables and graphs, to... > ACSIS090
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted > ACSSU080
  • Year 5 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and... > ACSHE217
Artist's representation of the sun
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This downloadable document is an article about photoluminescence.

The resource is an PDF article that explains photoluminescence which is created by the change of energy of electrons.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > All matter is made of atoms which are composed of protons, neutrons and... > ACSSU177
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
A model of a human eye
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This online resource is a 6:25 minute video that shows how to dissect an eye.

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Advances in scientific understanding often rely on technological advances and... > ACSHE158
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences
Clouds in a blue sky
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This online resource gives the details for a 5-minute demonstration which illustrates how the refraction of light causes phenomenons such as a blue sky and sunsets.

Type of Resources: Demonstration
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This website details an activity that involves students making their own concave and convex lenses out of jelly crystals. The lenses need to set overnight.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > The values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of... > ACSHE228
A tennis ball sitting on top of a basketball
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This website contains instructions for an effective demonstration of the transfer and transformation of energy in a bouncing ball.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and... > ACSSU155
Six electrical resistors
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This online resource allows students to build virtual electrical circuits.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically > ACSIS164
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
An artist's impression of the Sun
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This online resource describes how photovoltaic cells work.

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > All matter is made of atoms which are composed of protons, neutrons and... > ACSSU177
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Advances in scientific understanding often rely on technological advances and... > ACSHE158

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