experiMENTALS: Recycling plastics and glass

Primary KLA:
Science and Technology
Secondary KLA:
Science
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8

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This resource contains suggestions for students about the process of using the internet to do research recycling in their local area. Help save the planet and teach your family how to become better at recycling.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(ST3-4WS) investigates by posing questions, including testable questions, making predictions and gathering data to draw evidence-based conclusions and develop explanations

(SC4-7WS) processes and analyses data from a first-hand investigation and secondary sources to identify trends, patterns and relationships, and draw conclusions

(SC4-17CW) explains how scientific understanding of, and discoveries about, the properties of elements, compounds and mixtures relate to their uses in everyday life

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU095) Changes to materials can be reversible, such as melting, freezing, evaporating; or irreversible, such as burning and rusting

(ACSSU113) Mixtures, including solutions, contain a combination of pure substances that can be separated using a range of techniques

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Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Plastics
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
ABC - eXperiMentals
Publisher:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Resource ID: d09d042b-939a-481d-a9af-8b03cfb8f164