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A magnet attracting nails
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Publication Date: 10 December 2015

This online resource is an ASSIST Connected Learning Experience (CLE) to help teach Year 4s about non-contact forces.


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 > 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 > 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 > 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

I’m planning to run a physical sciences unit with my Year 4 class (forces), and plan to use some of the activities from the ASSIST resource ‘

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Publication Date: 24 September 2015
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076
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A magnet
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Publication Date: 02 September 2014

This online resource provides teaching strategies for teaching about non-contact forces such as gravity, magnetism and electrostatic attraction.

Critical teaching ideas covered.

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076
Artist's concept of a magnet
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Publication Date: 01 September 2014

This online resource provides strategies for teaching about magnetism as a non-contact force.

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a... > ACSSU076