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A camera
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Publication Date: 12 February 2015

CSIRO ScienceImage is an online image library specialising in science and nature images. It is made available by the CSIRO (Australia's major science research organisation).

Type of Resources: Weblink
light globe
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Publication Date: 07 February 2015

This online resource is a 2-minute video concerning how light travels and can be bent using simple technology.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can... > ACSSU074
  • 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 > Nature and development of science > Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to... > ACSHE081
  • Year 5 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and... > ACSHE217
  • Year 5 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve... > ACSHE083
An artist's impression of a molecule model
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Publication Date: 07 February 2015

This online resource can help teachers use scientific models effectively, for example to guide student predictions and to give explanations. 

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 3 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day > ACSSU048
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and... > ACSIS071
  • Year 4 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships > ACSHE061
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations... > ACSIS093
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun) > ACSSU078
An artist's impression of a polar bear on a rock
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Publication Date: 30 January 2015

This online resource provides students and teachers with material about plant and animal adaptation that can easily be adapted/used as a unit of work.

Type of Resources: Unit of Work
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to... > ACSSU043
  • Year 6 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical... > ACSSU094
An artist's impression of a breaking wave
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Publication Date: 19 January 2015

This online resource examines the most effective engineering techniques to contain the force of water contained in dams.

Type of Resources: Lesson Plan
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076
  • Year 6 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Sudden geological changes and extreme weather events can affect Earth’s surface > ACSSU096
  • 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
Artist's impression of a cyclone
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Publication Date: 18 January 2015

In this online resource, details are given for simple experiments to help students develop an understanding of the properties of air.

Type of Resources: Lesson Plan
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Solids, liquids and gases have different observable properties and behave in... > ACSSU077

Risk assessments: The teachers at my school are wondering if they have to fill out risk assessments for household items like bicarb and vinegar or boiling water in a beaker over a Bunsen burner?

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Publication Date: 14 November 2014
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Artist's impression of an ant
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Publication Date: 03 September 2014

This online resource is an interactive key that can be used to assist in the identification of invertebrates.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive > ACSSU073
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to... > ACSSU043
  • Year 6 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical... > ACSSU094
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Classification helps organise the diverse group of organisms > ACSSU111
Artist's impression of a tree
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Publication Date: 01 September 2014

This online resource provides support for the teaching of the flow of energy in ecosystems and the interdependence between environment and living things.

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to... > ACSSU043
A waterfall: frog habitat
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Publication Date: 28 August 2014

This online resource can be used to teach about the native frogs of the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges region.


Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to... > ACSSU043

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