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NSW K - 10 Science Syllabus Links for School Science Visits

Our school science shows and workshops are mapped against the NSW Science K–10 (incorporating Science and Technology K–6) Syllabus to all students in K–6 and Years 7–10. Additionally some outcomes from the NSW K - 6 PDHPE syllabus are also included. All of our science workshops & shows incorporate variable testing at the appropriate student level. Below maps the outcomes against our science shows & workshop incursions for NSW schools 

Click here if you're after the Australian National Curriculum mapping as described by the Australian Curriculum Assessment & Reporting Authority (ACARA).

Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane / Gold Coast / Sunshine Coast / ACT & Regional Visits
* - Refers to science incursion workshops & shows also available via video conference.

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

Science

 
Year Level
Outcomes - A student...
School Science Workshop or Show Available

K

identifies that the way objects move depends on a variety of factors (STe-6NE)

Curious Kids K to 2 + Forces, Friction & Movement + Big Science Big Fun Show + Working with Water + Marble Run Mania

K


identifies the basic needs of living things (STe-8NE).

Little Life (NSW only)

K


identifies that objects are made of materials that have observable properties (STe-9ME)

 

Hot & Cold (NSW only) + Working with Water + Sherbet, Slime & Giant Bubbles + Curious Kids Big Science Big Fun Show + Working with Water + Marble Run Mania

Year 1 & 2


describes external features, changes in and growth of living things (ST1-10LW).

Little Life (NSW only) + 
Plants for life

Year 1 & 2

describes some sources of light and sound that they sense in their daily lives (ST1-6PW)

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

Year 1 & 2

describes a range of familiar information sources and technologies and how their purposes influence their design (ST1-151).

Beebot robotics K - 2 
(NSW only)
 + 3D Printing

Year 1 & 2


identifies ways that everyday materials can be physically changed and combined for a particular purpose ST1-12MW

Marvellous mixtures + Slime, Sherbet & Bubbles  + Working with Water

Year 1 & 2

describes effects of pushes and pulls on objects they encounter (ST1-7PW)

Curious Kids K to 2 + Forces, Friction & Movement + Working with Water + Big Science Big Fun Show

Year 1 & 2


relates the properties of common materials to their use for particular purposes ST1-13MW

Curious Kids K to 2  + Marvellous Mixtures Working with Water + Marble Run Mania

Year 3 & 4

identifies ways heat is produced and that heat moves from one object to another (ST2-6PW)

Hot & Cold +
Exploring Energy +
Liquid Nitrogen Show* + Chemistry Show + Chemical Capers
+ Properties of materials + Big Science Big Fun Show


Year 3 & 4

identifies that adding or removing heat causes a change of state between solids and liquids (ST2-12MW)
 

Hot & Cold + Liquid Nitrogen Show*
+ Properties of materials + Chemical Capers

Year 3 & 4

describes how relationships between the sun and the Earth cause regular changes ST2-9ES.

Stars and Planets* +
Earth, Sun & Moon + Telescope evening

Year 3 & 4


describes some observable changes over time on the Earth’s surface that result from natural processes and human activity (ST2-8ES)

Geology Rocks! + Natural Disasters + Digging Dinosaurs + Flight or Weather

Year 3 & 4

describes everyday interactions between objects that result from contact & non-contact forces (ST2-7PW)

Forces, Friction & Movement +
Meccano Machines + 
Create a Buzz!  + Electrical Circuits + Earth, Sun & Moon + Flight or Weather + Hot & Cold Big Science Big Fun Show + Working Mathematically

Year 3 & 4


describes that living things have life cycles, can be distinguished from non-living things and grouped, based on their observable features (ST2-10LW)
 

Little Life (NSW only) 
Plants for life + Human Body + Dissection Discoveries


Year 3 & 4

investigates their questions and predictions by analysing collected data, suggesting explanations for their findings, and communicating and reflecting on the processes undertaken (ST2-4WS)
 

CSI Forensics + Scientific Method + Working Mathematically

Year 3 & 4
 

discusses the relationship between regular and varied physical activity and health (ALS2.6)

Human Body

Year 3 & 4

describes ways that information solutions are designed and produced, and factors to consider when people use and interact with information sources and technologies (ST2-15I)
 

Lego robotics + 3D Printing

Year 3 & 4
 

describes how products are designed and produced, and the ways people use them (ST2-16P).

Meccano Machines

Year 3 & 4

applies a design process and uses a range of tools, equipment, materials and techniques to produce solutions that address specific design criteria (ST2-5WT) 

Meccano Machines + 3D Printing

Year 3 & 4

selects and uses a range of equipment, computer-based technology, materials and other resources with developing skill to enhance investigation and design tasks (UTS2.9).

CSI Forensics + Working Mathematically + Scientific Method + 3D Printing

Years 3 & 4

conducts investigations by observing, questioning, predicting, testing, collecting, recording and analysing data, and drawing conclusions (INVS2.7).

CSI Forensics + Working Mathematically + Scientific Method

Year 5 & 6

 
identifies the observable properties of solids, liquids and gases, and that changes made to materials are reversible or irreversible (ST3-12MW)

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

Year 5 & 6

describes how discoveries by people from different cultures and times have contributed to advancing scientific understanding of the solar system ST3-8ES.

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

Year 5 & 6


describes how structural features and other adaptations of living things help them to survive in their environment (ST3-10LW).

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

Year 5 & 6


describes how the properties of materials determine their use for specific purposes (ST3-13MW) 

Liquid Nitrogen Show* + Chemistry show* + Chemical Capers
Properties of materials + Building Bridges


Year 5 & 6
 

describes systems in built environments and how social and environmental factors influence their design (ST3-14BE)
 

Building Bridges

Year 5 & 6

uses scientific knowledge about the transfer of light to solve problems that directly affect people’s lives (ST3-7PW).
 

Light & Colour + Renewable Energy + Ask a Scientist

Year 5 & 6


explains rapid change at the Earth’s surface caused by natural events, using evidence provided by advances in technology and scientific understanding (ST3-9ES)

Geology Rocks! +
Flight or the Weather * + Natural Disasters + Digging Dinosaurs

Year 5 & 6


describes how scientific understanding about the sources, transfer and transformation of electricity is related to making decisions about its use (ST3-6PW).

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


Year 5 & 6
 

explains the consequences of personal lifestyle choices (PHS3.12)

Human Body

K to 6

Multiple outcomes

Big Science Big Fun! +
CSI Forensics + Tick Tick BOOM! + Working Mathematically + Scientific Method + Ask a Scientist

Year 5 & 6

investigates by posing questions, including testable questions, making predictions and gathering data to draw evidence-based conclusions and develop explanations (ST3-4WS)

Scientific Method + Working Mathematically

Year 5 & 6


recognises the importance and relevance of science and technology in their lives now and for their future (ST3-3VA)
 

CSI Forensics lab + Lego robotics + Digital Microscopy Scientific Method + Working Mathematically + 3D Printing + Ask a Scientist

Year 3 - 6


develops informed attitudes about the current and future use and the influence of science and technology based on reason (ST2-3VA & ST3-3VA)
 

Lego Mindstorms Robotics Scientific Method + Working Mathematically + 3D Printing + Ask a Scientist

Year 7 & 8


describes the dynamic nature of models, theories and laws in developing scientific understanding of the Earth and solar system SC4-12ES
 

Stars & Planets +
Telescope evening (NSW only) + Geology Rocks!


Year 7 & 8

explains how advances in scientific understanding of processes that occur within and on the Earth, influence the choices people make about resource use and management SC4-13ES
 

Renewable Energy (NSW only) + Geology Rocks!

Year 7 & 8


discusses how scientific understanding and technological developments have contributed to finding solutions to problems involving energy transfers and transformations SC4-11PW
 

Renewable Energy (NSW only) + Science of Sound + Light & Colour + Liquid Nitrogen Show*

Year 7 & 8


describes the observed properties and behaviour of matter, using scientific models and theories about the motion and arrangement of particles (SC4-16CW)
 

Chemistry Show Liquid Nitrogen Show* 

Year 7 & 8


explains how scientific understanding of, and discoveries about, the properties of elements, compounds and mixtures relate to their uses in everyday life (SC4-17CW)
 

Chemistry Show + tick tick BOOM!

Year 7 & 8


describes the observed properties and behaviour of matter, using scientific models and theories about the motion and arrangement of particles SC4-16CW
 

Liquid Nitrogen Show* + Big Science Big Fun + tick tick BOOM! + Chemistry Show 


Year 7 & 8

describes the action of unbalanced forces in everyday situations SC4-10PW
 

Liquid Nitrogen Show* + Big Science Big Fun + tick tick BOOM!

Year 7 & 8

demonstrates confidence in making reasoned, evidence-based decisions about the current and future use and influence of science and technology, including ethical considerations SC4-3VA & SC5-3VA.
 

CSI Forensics + Lego Robotics

Year 7 & 8
 

explains how new biological evidence changes people's understanding of the world SC4-14LW.
 

CSI Forensics

Year 7 & 8
 

relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction (SC4-14LW) 
 

Liquid Nitrogen Show

Year 7 & 8

develops knowledge of the Physical World, Earth and Space, Living World and Chemical World, and understanding about the nature, development, use and influence of science SC4-10PW
 

Big Science Big Fun + tick tick BOOM! + Chemistry Show + Science of Sound + Renewable Energy (NSW only) + Stars & Planets &
Telescope evening (NSW only)Light & Colour + Liquid Nitrogen Show Madlab + CSI Forensics + Lego Robotics + Electrical Circuits CSI Forensics 
 

Year 7 & 8

follows a sequence of instructions to safely undertake a range of investigation types, collaboratively and individually SC4-6WS.
 

Lego Robotics

Year 9 & 10

explains how biological understanding has advanced through scientific discoveries, technological developments and the needs of society SC5-15LW.
 

CSI Forensics

Year 9 & 10


describes changing ideas about the structure of the Earth and the universe to illustrate how models, theories and laws are refined over time by the scientific community SC5-12ES
 

Stars & Planets &
Telescope evening (NSW only)Light & Colour + Liquid Nitrogen Show + Geology Rocks!


Year 7 to 10

collaboratively and individually produces a plan to investigate questions and problems SC4-5WS & SC5-5WS.
 

CSI Forensics + Lego Robotics

Year 7 to 10

appreciates the importance of science in their lives and the role of scientific inquiry in increasing understanding of the world around them SC4-1VA & SC5-1VA
 

Light & Colour + Liquid Nitrogen Show + Lego Robotics + Electrical Circuits + Madlab + CSI Forensics Liquid Nitrogen Show + Stars & Planets Chemistry Show + Big Science Big Fun + tick tick BOOM! + Renewable Energy (NSW only) + Science of Sound

Year 7 to 10

demonstrates confidence in making reasoned, evidence-based decisions about the current and future use and influence of science and technology, including ethical considerations SC4-3VA & SC5-3VA

 

Lego Robotics + CSI Forensics 

Year 7 to 10

produces a plan to investigate identified questions, hypotheses or problems, individually and collaboratively SC4-5WS & SC5-5WS.
 

Lego Robotics + CSI Forensics 

Year 9 & 10

explains how scientific understanding about energy conservation, transfers and transformations is applied in system SC5-11PW
 

Electrical Circuits + Light & Colour + Science of Sound + Liquid Nitrogen Show* + tick tick BOOM!

Year 9 & 10

Scientific understanding of current electricity has resulted in technological developments designed to improve the efficiency in generation and use of electricity. (PW3)
 

Electrical Circuits +Madlab

Year 9 & 10

applies models, theories and laws to explain situations involving energy, force and motion SC5-10PW
 

Liquid Nitrogen Show* + Big Science Big Fun + tick tick BOOM! + Chemistry Show + Electrical Circuits
 

Year 9 & 10

explains how models, theories and laws about matter have been refined as new scientific evidence becomes available (SC5-16CW)
 

Liquid Nitrogen Show* + Big Science Big Fun + tick tick BOOM! + Chemistry Show + Light & Colour

Year 9 & 10

discusses the importance of chemical reactions in the production of a range of substances, and the influence of society on the development of new materials (SC5-17CW)
 

Chemistry Show + tick tick BOOM!

Year 9 & 10

undertakes first-hand investigations to collect valid and reliable data and information, individually and collaboratively SC5-6WS.
 

Lego Robotics + CSI Forensics 

Year 9 & 10

explains how scientific knowledge about global patterns of geological activity and interactions involving global systems can be used to inform decisions related to contemporary issues. SC5-13ES
 

Geology Rocks!


NSW  K - 6 PDHPE Syllabus Content
 

Year Level
Outcomes - A student...
School Science Workshop or Show Available

Years 1 & 2

recognises that positive health choices can promote well-being (PHS1.12)

Human Body


Years 3 & 4

discusses the factors influencing personal health choices (PHS2.12) 
 

Human Body
 

Years 5 & 6

explains the consequences of personal lifestyle choices (PHS3.12)
 

Human Body


NSW Mathematics Syllabus Content
 

Year Level
Outcomes - A student...
School Science Workshop or Show Available

Years 5 & 6


describes and represents mathematical situations in a variety of ways using mathematical terminology and some conventions (MA3-1WM).
 

Working Mathematically + Scientific Method


Years 5 & 6

selects and applies appropriate problem-solving strategies, including the use of digital technologies, in undertaking investigations (MA3-2WM).
 

Working Mathematically + Scientific Method
 

Years 5 & 6

gives a valid reason for supporting one possible solution over another (MA3-3WM).

Working Mathematically + Scientific Method
 

Years 5 & 6

selects and applies appropriate strategies for multiplication and division, and applies the order of operations to calculations involving more than one operation (MA3-6NA)
 

Working Mathematically + Scientific Method
 

Years 5 & 6

selects and uses the appropriate unit and device to measure lengths and distances, calculates perimeters, and converts between units of length (MA3-9MG).
 

Working Mathematically + Scientific Method
 

Years 5 & 6

selects and uses the appropriate unit to calculate areas, including areas of squares, rectangles and triangles (MA3-10MG).

Working Mathematically + Scientific Method
 

Years 5 & 6

selects and uses the appropriate unit to estimate, measure and calculate volumes and capacities, and converts between units of capacity (MA3-11MG).
 

Working Mathematically + Scientific Method
 

Years 5 & 6

selects and uses the appropriate unit and device to measure the masses of objects, and converts between units of mass (MA3-12MG).
 

Working Mathematically + Scientific Method
 

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