Sites2See: Exploring energy for Primary

Primary KLAs:
Human Society and its Environment, Science and Technology
Educational levels:
Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

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One page with links to websites with interactive resources, information and activities to support primary students investigating energy and the Climate Clever Energy Savers program.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(ST1-8PW-S) describes common forms of energy and explores some characteristics of sound energy

(ST2-6MW-S) describes how adding or removing heat causes a change of state

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

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU005) The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape

(ACSSU020) Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed

(ACSSU033) A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape

(ACSSU049) Heat can be produced in many ways and can move from one object to another

(ACSSU080) Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted

(ACSSU097) Electrical circuits provide a means of transferring and transforming electricity

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

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Solar energy, Geothermal energy, Fossil fuels, Coal, Nuclear energy, Climate change, Renewable energy
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Resource ID: b7fb6ce0-cf13-45fc-8346-da222f8aa707