iPlan

Secondary KLA:
Science
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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This resource contains ten IWB flipcharts as well as Flash alternative exercises and models how to plan a scientific investigation, choose the right equipment and follow safe working practices.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-4Ws) identifies questions and problems that can be tested or researched and makes predictions based on scientific knowledge

(SC4-5WS) collaboratively and individually produces a plan to investigate questions and problems

(SC5-4WS) develops questions or hypotheses to be investigated scientifically

(SC5-5WS) produces a plan to investigate identified questions, hypotheses or problems, individually and collaboratively

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSIS124) Identify questions and problems that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on scientific knowledge

(ACSIS125) Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork and experiments, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed

(ACSIS126) In fair tests, measure and control variables, and select equipment to collect data with accuracy appropriate to the task

(ACSIS139) Identify questions and problems that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on scientific knowledge

(ACSIS140) Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork and experiments, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed

(ACSIS141) In fair tests, measure and control variables, and select equipment to collect data with accuracy appropriate to the task

(ACSIS164) Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically

(ACSIS165) Plan, select and use appropriate investigation methods, including field work and laboratory experimentation, to collect reliable data; assess risk and address ethical issues associated with these methods

(ACSIS166) Select and use appropriate equipment, including digital technologies, to systematically and accurately collect and record data

(ACSIS198) Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically

(ACSIS199) Plan, select and use appropriate investigation methods, including field work and laboratory experimentation, to collect reliable data; assess risk and address ethical issues associated with these methods

(ACSIS200) Select and use appropriate equipment, including digital technologies, to systematically and accurately collect and record data

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Experiments
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
Centre for Learning Innovation
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 19 March 2009

Resource ID: f3daa436-49a3-444e-b43d-794cdd00370e