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Australian Curriculum Links for School Science Workshops

Our school science shows and workshops are mapped against the Australian National Curriculum. All of our science workshops & shows incorporate variable testing at the appropriate student level. Below maps the specific Australian curriculum outcomes for our science shows & workshops as described by the Australian Curriculum Assessment & Reporting Authority (ACARA).

Click here for NSW specific science outcomes

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* - Refers to school science incursion workshops & shows also available via video conference
Call 1300 856 828 or email us to inquire or make a science show booking for your school.
 
Year Level
Science Understanding
School Science Workshop or Show Available

Foundation

Objects are made of materials that have observable properties (ACSSU003)

Sherbet, Slime & Giant Bubbles 
Marvelous Mixtures + Working with Water

Foundation

The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape (ACSSU005)

Curious Kids K to 2

Foundation

Living things have basic needs, including food and water(ACSSU002)

Little Life (NSW only)

Foundation

Objects are made of materials that have observable properties (ACSSU003)

Hot & Cold (NSW only)

Year 1

Living things live in different places where their needs are met (ACSSU211)

Living things have a variety of external features(ACSSU017)

Little Life (NSW only) + 
Plants for life

Year 1

Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed (ACSSU020)

Light and Colour*
Curious Kids K to 2 
Science of Sound 

Year 1

Use informal measurements in the collection and recording of observations, with the assistance of digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS026)

Beebot robotics K - 2 
(NSW only)

Year 1

Participate in different types of guided investigations to explore and answer questions, such as manipulating materials, testing ideas, and accessing information sources (ACSIS025).

Beebot robotics K - 2 
(NSW only)

Year 1

Everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways (ACSSU018).

Marvellous mixtures

Year 2

A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape (ACSSU033)

Curious Kids K to 2 + Forces, Friction & Movement

Year 2

Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves (ACSSU030)

Little Life (NSW only)

Year 2

Different materials can be combined, including by mixing, for a particular purpose (ACSSU031)

Marvellous Mixtures 

Year 2

Earth’s resources, including water, are used in a variety of ways (ACSSU032)

Working with Water

Year 3

Heat can be produced in many ways and can move from one object to another (ACSSU049)

Hot & Cold +
Exploring Energy +
Liquid Nitrogen Show*
+ Properties of materials

Year 3

A change of state between solid and liquid can be caused by adding or removing heat (ACSSU046)

Liquid Nitrogen Show* 
Properties of materials

Year 3

Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day (ACSSU048)

Stars and Planets* +
Earth, Sun & Moon

Year 3 Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things. (ACSSU044) Dissection Discoveries 
Plants for life

Year 4

Earth’s surface changes over time as a result of natural processes and human activity (ACSSU075)

Geology Rocks!

Year 4

Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance (ACSSU076)

Forces, Friction & Movement +
Meccano Machines + 
Create a Buzz!  + Earth, Sun & Moon

Year 4

Living things have life cycles (ACSSU072)

Living things, including plants and animals, depend on each other and the environment to survive (ACSSU073)

Little Life (NSW only) 
Plants for life

Year 4

Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties; these properties can influence their use (ACSSU074).

Chemistry show*  +
Chemistry capers workshop Properties of materials

Year 5

Solids, liquids and gases have different observable properties and behave in different ways (ACSSU077)

Liquid Nitrogen Show* +
Chemistry show* +
Chemistry capers workshop 
Hot & Cold Properties of materials

Year 5

Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted (ACSSU080)

Light and Colour*

Year 5

The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun) (ACSSU078)

Stars and Planets* +
Telescope Evening (NSW only) + Earth, Sun & Moon

Year 5

Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment (ACSSU043)

Look Inside: Human Body * (NSW only) +
Dissection Discoveries 
Plants for life

Year 5

With guidance, plan appropriate investigation methods to answer questions or solve problems (ACSIS086)

Lego Mindstorms Robotics *

Building Bridges

Year 5

Solids, liquids and gases have different observable properties and behave in different ways (ACSSU077)

Liquid Nitrogen Show* 
Properties of materials

Year 5

The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun) (ACSSU078)

Stars and Planets* +
Earth, Sun & Moon

Year 6

Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives (ACSHE083).

Building Bridges
 

Year 6

Changes to materials can be reversible, such as melting, freezing, evaporating; or irreversible, such as burning and rusting (ACSSU095)

Liquid Nitrogen Show* +
Chemistry show* +
Marvelous Mixtures +
Chemistry capers workshop
Properties of materials

Year 6

Sudden geological changes or extreme weather conditions can affect Earth’s surface (ACSSU096)

Geology Rocks! +
Flight or the Weather *

Year 6

Electrical circuits provide a means of transferring and transforming electricity (ACSSU097)

Create a Buzz! Madlab Electronics (NSW only) + Electrical circuits + Exploring Energy

Year 6
Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity (ACSSU219) 
Create a Buzz! 
Exploring Energy

Year 6

Sudden geological changes or extreme weather conditions can affect Earth’s surface (ACSSU096)

Disasters

K to 6

Multiple Outcomes

Big Science Big Fun! +
CSI Forensics + Tick Tick BOOM!

Year 6

Changes to materials can be reversible, such as melting, freezing, evaporating; or irreversible, such as burning and rusting (ACSSU095)

Liquid Nitrogen Show* +
Chemistry show* +
Marvelous Mixtures Properties of materials

Year 6

Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity (ACSSU219)

Renewable Energy * +
Exploring Energy* +
Create a Buzz! * + Electrical circuits

Year 6

The growth and survival of living things are affected by physical conditions of their environment (ACSSU094)

Little Life (NSW only) 
Plants for life

Year 6

Decide which variable should be changed and measured in fair tests and accurately observe, measure and record data, using digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS104)

Scientific Method

Year 6

Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to develop explanations of events and phenomena (ACSHE098)

CSI Forensics lab

Year 6

Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives (ACSHE100)

Building Bridges 101 (NSW only) +
Digital microscopy * (NSW only)
Science of Sound 
Properties of materials

Year 6

Construct and use a range of representations, including tables and graphs, to represent and describe observations, patterns or relationships in data using digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS107)

Working Mathematically 
(NSW only)

Year 6

With guidance, plan appropriate investigation methods to answer questions or solve problems (ACSIS103)

Lego Mindstorms Robotics 

Year 6

Sudden geological changes or extreme weather conditions can affect Earth’s surface (ACSSU096)

Digging Dinosaurs! (NSW only) + Disasters

Year 7

Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by the relative positions of the sun, Earth and the moon (ACSSU115)

Stars & Planets

Year 7

Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, but others are non-renewable (ACSSU116)

Renewable Energy (NSW only)

Year 7

Mixtures, including solutions, contain a combination of pure substances that can be separated using a range of techniques (ACSSU113)

Chemistry Show 

Year 7

Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by the relative positions of the sun, Earth and the moon (ACSSU115)

Stars & Planets

Year 8

Chemical change involves substances reacting to form new substances (ACSSU225)

Chemistry Show 

Year 8

The properties of the different states of matter can be explained in terms of the motion and arrangement of particles (ACSSU151)

Liquid Nitrogen Show*

Year 8

Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks contain minerals and are formed by processes that occur within Earth over a variety of timescales (ACSSU153)

Geology Rocks!

Year 9

Chemical reactions involve rearranging atoms to form new substances; during a chemical reaction mass is not created or destroyed (ACSSU178)

Chemical reactions, including combustion and the reactions of acids, are important in both non-living and living systems and involve energy transfer (ACSSU179)

Chemistry Show

Year 9

The theory of plate tectonics explains global patterns of geological activity and continental movement (ACSSU180)

Geology Rocks!

Year 9

Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and particle models (ACSSU182)

Science of Sound

Year 10

The universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems and the Big Bang theory can be used to explain the origin of the universe (ACSSU188)

Stars & Planets &
Telescope evening (NSW only)

Not in syllabus

Year 7 to 10:
Enrichment option on electrical circuits

Madlab Electronics (NSW only)


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Call 1300 856 828, or email us to inquire or make a show booking for your school!

In partnership with Tall Poppies we can also arrange a working scientist to speak with your school students. This will further enrich your science visit, provide real world context and highlight possible career path opportunities for budding young scientists!

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