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Discovering Science Teaching Resource: Lower Primary Pack

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The Discovering Science pack for lower primary is an excellent dynamic resource to assist teachers with the implementation of science in the classroom. Designed by experienced educators, it has clear and concise pedagogical practises that link to the demands of the Australian Curriculum.

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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
Format: Paperback
ISBN 9781486092338

This product can be used in classroom activities that align with the Australian Curriculum.


Content Descriptor

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

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