Primary KLA:
Science and Technology
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6

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A resource for Stage 3 students which takes students on a journey through the design process, requiring them to explore a real space in their immediate learning environment and to show a real school audience how improvements could be made.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(ST3-1WS-S) plans and conducts scientific investigations to answer testable questions, and collects and summarises data to communicate conclusions

(ST3-2DP-T) plans and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity

(ST3-3DP-T) defines problems, and designs, modifies and follows algorithms to develop solutions

(ST3-8PW-ST) explains how energy is transformed from one form to another

(ST3-7MW-T) explains how the properties of materials determines their use for a range of purposes

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSHE217) Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions

(ACSHE220) Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions

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

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

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Environmental management, Data collection, Decision making, Electricity, Energy efficient design
File type:
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 12 November 2018

Resource ID: 2e3ae78a-7de8-4f12-ada0-cc587662e966