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cracked egg falling
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Publication Date: 13 November 2016

Description: In this investigation, the properties of materials are investigated in the context of modelling a bungee jump by an egg.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and... > ACSIS071
  • 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 > Planning and conducting > With guidance, plan and conduct scientific investigations to find answers to... > ACSIS065
  • 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 Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated... > ACSIS064
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can... > ACSSU074
  • Year 4 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions > ACSHE062
Artist's impression of a compost heap
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Publication Date: 30 August 2015

This downloadable document is a comprehensive teaching resource for investigating the effects on materials of composting.

Type of Resources: Unit of Work
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Different materials can be combined for a particular purpose > ACSSU031
A row of different types of fabric
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Publication Date: 18 January 2015

In this online resource, instructions are given for a hands-on activity where students can examine different types of fabrics and learn about their different characteristics.

Type of Resources: Lesson Plan
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 > Questioning and Predicting > With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated... > ACSIS064
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can... > ACSSU074
Desert butte
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Publication Date: 08 April 2014

This is an interactive learning object designed to engage and support Foundation Year students when learning about the properties of a range of materials and their uses.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year Foundation > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Objects are made of materials that have observable properties > ACSSU003