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Artist's impression of space
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Publication Date: 12 December 2016

This online resource is a Science ASSIST Connected Learning Experience (CLE) to help teach Year 5 students about the scale of the solar system and human exploration of space.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations... > ACSIS093
  • Year 5 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > With guidance, pose clarifying questions and make predictions about scientific... > ACSIS231
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun) > ACSSU078
  • 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 planets
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Publication Date: 11 July 2015

This online resource can help students understand the relative distances of the planets from the Sun.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
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
Earth and space cover
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Publication Date: 21 November 2014

An inquiry-based learning sequence of hands-on activities, digital interactives, animations and videos that cover renewable and non-renewable resources, recycling, sustainability and ecological foo

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 > Reflect on scientific investigations including evaluating the quality of the... > ACSIS131
  • 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 > Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation... > ACSIS125
  • 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 Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Summarise data, from students’ own investigations and secondary sources, and... > ACSIS130
  • Year 7 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Identify questions and problems that can be investigated scientifically and... > ACSIS124
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by... > ACSSU115
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, including water that cycles through... > ACSSU116
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
  • 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 > Nature and development of science > Scientific knowledge has changed people's understanding of the world and is... > ACSHE119
  • 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
The planet Earth
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Publication Date: 21 August 2014

This online resource teaches about the relationship of the length of a year to the Earth's orbit around the Sun. 

Type of Resources: Weblink
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
Path of the Voyager space probes courtesy of NASA
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Publication Date: 11 August 2014

This online resource is about the Voyager space probes, their locations and future goals as of June 2013.

Type of Resources: Weblink
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
  • 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
One of NASA's Mars rovers
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Publication Date: 19 July 2014

This web page contains a 2 minute video clip about the twin robot rovers Spirit and Opportunity sent to gather information about Mars's surface and search for wate

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
Artist's representation of planets
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Publication Date: 17 July 2014

This web page provides access to a downloadable quiz on the solar system in PDF form.

Type of Resources: Student worksheet
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by... > ACSSU115
Artist's impression of solar system planets
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Publication Date: 17 July 2014

This resource is a web page that provides access to a number of word-related puzzles about the Solar System.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by... > ACSSU115
Artist's impression of planets in the solar system
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Publication Date: 17 July 2014

This is a student practical activity that simulates the experiments done by the Viking spacecraft sent to Mars in

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
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 > Identify, plan and apply the elements of scientific investigations to answer... > ACSIS088
  • 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 > Questioning and Predicting > With guidance, pose clarifying questions and make predictions about scientific... > ACSIS231
  • 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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