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A diagram of a compost heap
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Publication Date: 07 March 2016

This online resource is an illustration of teaching practice for teachers of younger years, which is based on teaching the concepts involved with compost.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 1 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions using... > ACSIS025
  • Year 1 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways > ACSSU018
  • Year 1 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in,... > ACSHE021
Brightly coloured chemical beginning to mix in water
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Publication Date: 05 March 2016

This online resource demonstrates various learning programs for teaching the practical aspects of chemistry to younger students.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions using... > ACSIS038
  • 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 > Chemical Sciences > Different materials can be combined for a particular purpose > ACSSU031
  • Year 2 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in,... > ACSHE034
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 that 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
An echidna or spiny anteater
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Publication Date: 19 February 2016

This online resource is a 4-minute video which can be used to support Year 4 students' understandings of the life cycle and the development of an echidna from birth to adulthood.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have life cycles > ACSSU072
Cars racing on a race track
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Publication Date: 28 May 2015

This online resource is a 3-minute video suitable for students at Foundation Year level. It shows vehicles and animals moving in different ways.


Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year Foundation > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and... > ACSSU005
A picture of a koala
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Publication Date: 22 April 2015

ARKive is a not-for-profit organisation that curates free photos and videos of a wide variety of animal and plant species from around the world.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > The theory of evolution by natural selection explains the diversity of living... > ACSSU185
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > The transmission of heritable characteristics from one generation to the next... > ACSSU184
  • Year 1 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have a variety of external features > ACSSU017
  • Year 1 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things live in different places where their needs are met > ACSSU211
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves > ACSSU030
  • Year 3 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be... > ACSSU044
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive > ACSSU073
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have life cycles > ACSSU072
  • 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
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Interactions between organisms, including the effects of human activities, can... > ACSSU112
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Cells are the basic units of living things and have specialised structures and... > ACSSU149
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Ecosystems consist of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic... > ACSSU176
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Multi-cellular organisms rely on coordinated and interdependent internal... > ACSSU175
  • Year Foundation > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have basic needs, including food and water > ACSSU002
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences
Artist's impression for a fire
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Publication Date: 30 July 2014

These online resources show various aspects of combustion reactions.

The four links show the reactions and give explanations for the observed phenomena.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS169
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS170
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically > ACSIS164
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions, including combustion and the reactions of acids, are... > ACSSU179
Artist impression of a broken egg
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Publication Date: 28 May 2014

This TED Ed video (4:29) examines the many reactions that occur in the simple act of making cookies. As the word 'cookies' suggests, it is American with the temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical change involves substances reacting to form new substances > ACSSU225
Artist's impression of a cell
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Publication Date: 26 May 2014

This online resource deals with how the immune system fights diseases.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Cells are the basic units of living things and have specialised structures and... > ACSSU149
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences
Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 26 May 2014

This TED Ed video (4:27) uses animations to explain how the ventricals and valves in the heart work together to pump blood through the body.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Multi-cellular organisms contain systems of organs that carry out specialised... > ACSSU150

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