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Water testing: Is it possible to do classroom testing for PFOS and PFOA in water samples?  If so, how would you go about it?

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Publication Date: 16 August 2016
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting
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The Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 31 March 2016

This online teaching package provides hands-on activities with teacher support materials to support the Year 2 Earth and space science components of the Australian Curriculum.

Type of Resources: Unit of Work
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Represent and communicate observations and ideas in a variety of ways > ACSIS042
  • 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 using... > 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 > Earth and Space Sciences > Earth’s resources are used in a variety of ways > ACSSU032
  • 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
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 which 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
A waterfall
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Publication Date: 29 September 2015

This online resource offers students the opportunity to engage in a variety of activites that provide information on water treatment.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Mixtures, including solutions, contain a combination of pure substances that... > ACSSU113
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, including water that cycles through... > ACSSU116

SOP for water aspirator/vacuum pump: Hi ASSIST team. I'm interested in obtaining detailed procedures for using the water aspirator/vacuum pump connection that is available in some schools.

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Publication Date: 27 September 2015
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Photo of a dam full of water
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Publication Date: 31 March 2015

This online resource details ways of engaging Year 2 students when learning about the importance of water to living things.

Type of Resources: Unit of Work
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Earth’s resources are used in a variety of ways > ACSSU032
Water works cover
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Publication Date: 01 February 2015

This online resource details ways of engaging and supporting Year 2 students when learning about rainwater, water collection, storage, transport, access and uses

Type of Resources: Unit of Work
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Earth’s resources are used in a variety of ways > ACSSU032
A photograph of a highly eroded butte
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Publication Date: 20 January 2015

This online resource is a lesson plan that focuses on the different forms of erosion.

Type of Resources: Lesson Plan
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Earth’s surface changes over time as a result of natural processes and human... > ACSSU075
Enough water fit for drinking cover
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Publication Date: 21 November 2014

This Science by Doing online resource covers the chemistry and earth science of the subject of drinking water and its supply. 

Type of Resources: Unit of Work
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate ideas, findings and evidence-based solutions to problems using... > ACSIS133
  • Year 7 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Use scientific knowledge and findings from investigations to evaluate claims... > ACSIS132
  • Year 7 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Measure and control variables, select equipment appropriate to the task and... > ACSIS126
  • Year 7 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Construct and use a range of representations, including graphs, keys and models... > ACSIS129
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Mixtures, including solutions, contain a combination of pure substances that... > ACSSU113
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, including water that cycles through... > ACSSU116
  • Year 7 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science knowledge can develop through collaboration across the disciplines of... > ACSHE223
  • Year 7 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use science understanding and skills in their occupations and these have... > ACSHE121
  • Year 7 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Solutions to contemporary issues that are found using science and technology... > ACSHE120
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Publication Date: 31 July 2014

This story is adapted from a more complex story. It follows the story of a clean river as it flows downstream past farmland, hobby farmers, industry, gathering pollution and waste.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Different materials can be combined for a particular purpose > ACSSU031
  • Year 3 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions > ACSHE051

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