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An artist's impression of the Earth
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Publication Date: 27 July 2014

This online Flash-based resource consists of four slides with diagrams, written explanations and a voice-over to assist students in understanding gravity.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
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 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
Artist's impression of a roller coaster
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Publication Date: 27 July 2014

This online Flash-based resource consists of seven slides with diagrams, explanations and a voice-over for students to understand what forces area and what they can do.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
Artist's impression of a roller coaster
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Publication Date: 27 July 2014

This resource is a website where students can explore a range of topics about forces including: What are forces?

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
Astronaut
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Publication Date: 26 July 2014

This resource is a web page that has a video where Dr Derek Muller investigates what influences the speed at which objects fall.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
An astronaut
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Publication Date: 26 July 2014

This online resource links to a video investigating whether the mass of an object influences how fast it falls.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
Astronaut
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Publication Date: 26 July 2014

This online resource is a video where students can learn the history of the scientific ideas regarding the Earth, Moon and Sun system as well as the theories of Galileo and Isaac Newton.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
Astronaut
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Publication Date: 26 July 2014

This online resource is a video in which Catalyst's Dr Derek Muller reveals why objects are apparently weightless in space.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth's... > ACSSU117
A galaxy
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Publication Date: 17 July 2014

This online resource details an activity that allows students to model the different shapes of galaxies with water and powdered milk.

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 > 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 > Earth and Space Sciences > The universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems and... > ACSSU188
Artist's impression of a magnet with nails stuck to it
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Publication Date: 08 June 2014

These downloadable MS Word documents explore non-contact forces (e.g., magnetism and gravity) and contact forces (e.g., friction and air resistance).

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • 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 > Consider the elements of fair tests and use formal measurements and digital... > ACSIS066
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Compare results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings > ACSIS216
  • 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 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
Lunar lander simulator
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Publication Date: 17 March 2014

This online resource is a simulation of the lunar lander from the Apollo missions.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose,... > ACSIS208
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > The motion of objects can be described and predicted using the laws of physics > ACSSU229
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences

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