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We live in an astonishingly complex world surrounded by natural and man-made wonders, from amazing life cycles and evolutionary adaptations of different species, to human inventions which have changed the way we live. With a smorgasbord of examples, Australian Curriculum Science is the must-have one-stop resource for teachers. Through hands-on and interactive activities, each book in the series will captivate students and give them a thirst for scientific knowledge and understanding.
Australian Curriculum links:
Living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguised from non-living things (ACSSU044)
A change of state between solid and liquid can be caused by adding or removing heat (ACSSU046)
Earth's rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day (ACSSU048)
Heat can be produced in many ways and can move from one object to another (ACSSU049)
Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships (ACSHE050)
Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions (ACSHE051)
With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on prior knowledge (ACSIS053)
With guidance, plan and conduct scientific investigations to find answers to questions, considering the safe use of appropriate materials and equipment (ACSIS054)
Use a range of methods including tables and simple column graphs to represent data and to identify patterns and trends (ACSIS057)
Compare results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings (ACSIS215)
Reflect on investigations, including whether a test was fair or not (ACSIS058)
Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and informal representations (ACSIS060)