Sydney Metro – a 3D design focused inquiry – Stage 3

Primary KLAs:
Human Society and its Environment, Science and Technology
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6

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Sydney Metro Inquiry-based Learning Resources. Students and teacher wearing safety hat.

© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

This inquiry-based unit of work was created, trialled and peer reviewed as part of a professional learning program in inquiry-based learning for school teachers. The professional learning courses were part of a pilot partnership between the NSW Government’s Sydney Metro transport agency and Western Sydney University.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(GE3-3) compares and contrasts influences on the management of places and environments

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

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACTDIP017) Define problems in terms of data and functional requirements drawing on previously solved problems

(ACSIS093) Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations in a variety of ways, including multi-modal texts

(ACSIS110) Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations in a variety of ways, including multi-modal texts

More information

Resource type:
Teacher guide
Audience:
teacher
ScOT topics:
Public transport, Inquiry-based learning, Rail transport
Activities:
Communication activity, Critical thinking activity, Problem solving, Research project
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 9 December 2019

Resource ID: 9a7f5e7f-2119-4ada-a2a4-be734d78be08