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Science: Physical World - Exploring Energy

Science: Pyhsical World - Exploring Energy

Program Location: Red Hill Environmental Education Centre


This unit includes the exploration of the features of, and ways in which, living things grow and change, and how living things depend on places in their environment to meet their needs.

Science Outcomes

  • ST1-1WS-S observes, questions and collects data to communicate and compare ideas
  • ST1-2DP-T uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity
  • ST1-8PW-S describes common forms of energy and explores some characteristics of these common forms

Key inquiry question/s

  • What are the different forms of energy around us and how can we detect them?

Key syllabus outcomes

  • Identify sound, light, heat, electricity and movement as forms of energy (ACSSU020)
  • Explore sound, light, heat and movement from various sources, using the senses.(ACSSU020) SciT