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Earth and Space K to 2

Earth and Space K to 2

It’s all about the seasons & observable changes!

  • How does Earth’s tilt affect the seasons? Why is the Earth tilted anyway?
  • How do daily changes affect the environment? Why is daylight a different length in summer vs. winter?
  • How do clouds form and how do we measure the weather? Why do some clouds spin?

All this and more is covered in this hands-on school science incursion where students can explore these topics in detail. Students will gain an appreciation of how the world we experience is influenced by the seasons & daily cycles. Full risk assessments available on request.

​Available as a primary school science incursion within Australia or as a video conference to any school around the globe!

Looking for a similar workshop but for Year 3 to 6?

Check out Earth, Sun & Moon which looks more deeply the characteristics & the relationships of these celestial bodies.

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Online Class Version

We’ve run live interactive distance programs since 2010 and are highly experienced in making online classes engaging for students on a variety of web conferencing platforms.

  • All of the same curriculum points will be covered, but the activities may vary from those listed for face-to-face incursions.
  • Our online classes include demonstrations, Q&A, and hands-on activities (you will receive a materials list upon booking).
  • Full child protections are in place
  • We usually connect to classes & homes via Zoom, however if you wish to use a different software we can work with you on getting the connection live.

If you connect with us via Zoom

Australian ACARA Content Outcomes:
Science

Daily and seasonal changes in our environment affect everyday life (ACSSU004)

Observable changes occur in the sky and landscape (ACSSU019)

Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE013)

Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE021)

Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS014)

Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS024)

Australian National Curriculum Mapping for all our science workshops & shows for all our science workshops & shows

NSW Science & Technology Syllabus Content
A student:

STe-6ES-S
identifies how daily and seasonal changes in the environment affect humans and other living things

STE-1WS-S
observes, questions and collects data to communicate ideas

ST1-10ES-S
recognises observable changes occurring in the sky and on the land and identifies Earth’s resources

ST1-1WS-S
observes, questions and collects data to communicate and compare ideas

NSW K – 10 Science Syllabus mapping for all our incursions

Victorian F – 10 Science Curriculum

Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day (VCSSU061)

Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance (VS064)

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Science Show Demonstrations

Seasons are changing

What has the Earth's axis got to do with climate?

Days length

Why is winter daylight so short?

Day vs Night

Modelling this important cycle for all life

Growing clouds

We create a real cloud in front of the class

Foam expand

A highly visual model of a thunderstorm growing

Windy days

Measure wind speed with an anemometer

Tornado twister

Why do some storms start to spin?

Upside down water cup

It's all about pressure... and show why air can move

Blown away

We learn how wind works!

Wind vanes

Learn to measure wind direction

Bernoulli bag fill

Slow air moves into fast air... why?

Child with an Earth and moon model

Feedback on this space incursion

Requirements

Appropriate for Years K to 2 with a maximum of 30 students per class

Access to 2 electrical power sockets and 12 to 14 tables

Chairs are not required

Duration 60 or 90 minutes, set up time 45 minutes and pack up time 45 minutes

For us to provide the best possible learning experience, the materials used during the presentation may be varied to suit the conditions and the audience. Please chat with our presenter if there is a particular focus that you’d like us to cover.

During Social Distancing – Contact us
and we’ll tailor a program to suit both your school and the State’s social distancing requirements. Further details here

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Go further – Complete Units of Work to support your teaching!

Hours of High-Quality videos, printable experiments, quizzes, vocabulary lists,
Scope & sequences, cross-curricular teaching ideas,  marking rubrics & more
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Did you know about our larger stage shows?

Designed to engage groups of up to 240 students, pair this workshop with one of these school favourites!

Big Science Big Fun

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Destination Moon

Food Science Show

Deep Blue Oceans

Cost

$495 inc. GST for a 60-minute workshop or $540 inc. GST for a 90-minute workshop.

Available as an online class anywhere in the world.
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In a regional area? Find out how we can attend your school as part of a country science tour!

Call 1300 856 828, or click below to make a booking for your primary school.

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