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Scientific Method


Learn how to work as a real scientist as
we explore fair testing, variables & predictions
 
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Immerse your students in the real scientific process!

Designed for Years 3 to 6 to investigate the scientific method in detail, this full day science workshop introduces and expands a variety of core scientific principles:

  • forming a hypothesis.
  • identifying variables.
  • fair testing.
  • experimental design and reporting.
  • critical thinking and problem solving.

These 5 elements are essential for students to engage in the literacies of science and form the basis of the entire K - 6 Science & Technology Syllabus. On completing this science workshop your students will be well equipped to plan and undertake their own first-hand investigations as well as evaluate their results correctly, regardless of whatever unit of work your students are studying!

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What schools are saying about our science shows & workshops
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Fun and interactive, the girls thoroughly enjoyed it. Professional and well informed. We enjoyed this incursion and would definitely consider using this company again.

Ascham Girls School; Scientific Method School Visit

 
 

Australian Curriculum and NSW K to 10 Syllabus Links

Australian National Curriculum Mapping for all our science workshops & shows

Australian ACARA Content Outcomes:

Science Inquiry Skills

ACSIS053, ACSIS054, ACSIS055, ACSIS057, ACSIS058 , ACSIS060, ACSIS064, ACSIS065, ACSIS066,, ACSIS068, ACSIS069, ACSIS071, ACSIS086, ACSIS087, ACSIS088, ACSIS090, ACSIS091, ACSIS093, ACSIS103, ACSIS104, ACSIS105, ACSIS107, ACSIS108, ACSIS110, ACSIS215, ACSIS216, ACSIS218 , ACSIS221, ACSIS231, ACSIS232

Science as a Human Endeavour

ACSHE050, ACSHE061, ACSHE081, ACSHE098

 
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NSW Science & Technology Syllabus Content

A student:
 
  • investigates their questions and predictions by analysing collected data, suggesting explanations for their findings, and communicating and reflecting on the processes undertaken ST2-4WS
     
  • investigates by posing questions, including testable questions, making predictions and gathering data to draw evidence-based conclusions and develop explanations ST3-4WS

    NSW K - 10 Science Syllabus mapping for all our incursions

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Content

The workshop is built around 3 modules; 

  1. Introduction to the scientific method (hands-on stations based on force, energy and chemistry).
  2. The role of a report; guided activities on chemistry.
  3. Engineering challenge; time to apply what you know!

Fair testing of variables and clearly communicating results is emphasised throughout each module. 
A variety of scientific theories and laws are also presented during the day as a consequence of the activities;

  • Newton's laws of motion, conservation of energy, gravity, factors determining chemical reaction rates and more...

Students will understand that controlling variables, fair testing and making relevant predictions underpin all science experiments and that knowing how to apply these core scientific principles will be great preparation for entering a high science laboratory.

This highly rewarding day will excite students and invigorate your science curriculum!

Requirements

  • Appropriate for Years 3 to 6 with a maximum of 30 students per day (9:00am until 3:00pm)
  • Access to 3 electrical power sockets and 8 tables. Chairs are not required. An outside area for mess.
  • Set up time 45 minutes and pack up time 45 minutes.
  • Interactive whiteboards are handy but not essential.

Cost

  • $33 inc. GST per student. A minimum of 20 students is required on booking (maximum 30 students).
For schools outside of metropolitan areas please contact us to discuss how this science workshop can visit your school as part of a regional science visit.

We don't charge per student as we know that this causes an additional administrative load on your school office. Most schools tend to fill the science workshops & shows based on our recommended maximum number of students. If you have any questions on our science incursions please contact us.

Call 1300 856 828or use this form to enquire or make a booking for your primary school.
Free 30 minute teacher PD video conference with 2 or more booked science shows.

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  • Fun science experiments that you can do at class or home! 
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1300 856 828
info@fizzicseducation.com.au

Unit 10/55 Fourth Ave
Blacktown, NSW 2148, Australia
 
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