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STEM-FOCUSSED "SCIENCE THEATRE"

YEAR LEVEL
SCIENCE FIELD
STRAND
DESCRIPTION
1
CHEMICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways (ACSSU018)
1
EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Observable changes occur in the sky and landscape (ACSSU019)
1
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed (ACSSU020)
2
CHEMICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Different materials can be combined for a particular purpose (ACSSU031)
2
EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Earth’s resources are used in a variety of ways (ACSSU032)
2
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape (ACSSU033)
3
CHEMICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
A change of state between solid and liquid can be caused by adding or removing heat (ACSSU046)
3
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Heat can be produced in many ways and can move from one object to another (ACSSU049)
4
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive (ACSSU073)
4
CHEMICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can influence their use (ACSSU074)
4
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance (ACSSU076)
5
CHEMICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Solids, liquids and gases have different observable properties and behave in different ways (ACSSU077)
6
CHEMICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Changes to materials can be reversible or irreversible (ACSSU095)
7
EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, including water that cycles through the environment, but others are non-renewable (ACSSU116)
7
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING
Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth’s gravitational attraction, acting on the object (ACSSU117)