The pack contains:
- The Discovering Science Lower Primary (F – 2) Teachers Resource Book
- 40 x Topic Starter Picture Cards
- 6 x Fiction topic books (A Muddy Mystery - explores Earth and Space topics; When Charlie Grows Up - explores Biology topics; Magic Sam - explores Chemistry topics; Sam Sorts Things Out - Introduces Chemistry topics; Ruby’s Big Band - explores Physics topics; Little Rex and Big Buddy - explores Physics topics)
- 6 x Non-Fiction topic books (Changes Around You - explores Earth and Space topics; The Weather - explores Earth and Space topics; What are Things Made Of? - explores Chemistry topics; What Do Living Things Look Like? - explores Biology concepts; Living Things Around You - explores Biology; Forces We Use Every Day - explores Physics topics)
The Discovering Science Lower Primary (F-2) Teacher's Resource Book includes structured learning sequences that cover the scope of the four sub-strands of science in the Australian Curriculum: Biological sciences, chemical sciences, earth and space sciences and physical sciences. This clever resource links to the three interrelating strands of the Curriculum: Science Understanding, Science as a Human Endeavour and Science Inquiry Skills. The teaching resource provides explicit links to content descriptors through the use of engaging and practical activities, hands on tasks, sheets and additional learning resources. The teaching resources link to relevant General Capabilities and Cross Curricular Priorities. It is the perfect way to integrate science in the classroom, ensuring it is engaging and relevant.
The Topic Starter Picture Cards are an excellence visual resource to utilise for discussion and inquiry within science strands. Each card has a description and discussion question on the back to prompt dialogue.
The Fiction topic books have beautifully illustrated fictional stories and comics, which integrate key concept ideas from the learning sequences.
Non-fiction topic books examine the authentic application of science using photographs and images to stimulate curiosity.
Packaging dimensions: 295 x 60 x 210mm
Discovering Science Lower Primary (F – 2) Teachers Resource Book: 176 pages
Written by: Julie Williams and Rosemary Joslyn
This product can be used in classroom activities that align with the Australian Curriculum.
Foundation - ACSSU002
Living things have basic needs, including food and water
Foundation - ACSSU003
Objects are made of materials that have observable properties
Foundation - ACSSU004
Daily and seasonal changes in our environment affect every day
Foundation - ACSSU005
The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape
Year 1 - ACSSU017
Living things have a variety of external features
Year 1 - ACSSU211
Living things live in different places where their needs are met
Year 1 - ACSSU018
Everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways
Year 1 - ACSSU019
Observable changes occur in the sky and landscape
Year 1 - ACSSU020
Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed
Year 2 - ACSSU030
Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves
Year 2 - ACSSU031
Different materials can be combined for a particular purpose
Year 2 - ACSSU032
Earth’s resources are used in a variety of ways
Year 2 - ACSSU033
A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape