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In science, students explore the natural and made worlds. They learn how to apply scientific skills, knowledge and understanding across a broad range of contexts.

Campbell House School

Biology - Living Space - Stages 4 and 5

Students have shown an interest in the subject science. Last term they enjoyed the topic of chemical reactions and are keen to further and expand their knowledge within the subject science.

Students will have knowledge in conducting experiments.

Students have background knowledge in group discussions and individual learning

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Chemical Science - Stage 5

The unit focuses on changes in a matter at a particle level, and distinguish between chemical and physical change. Students begin to classify different forms of energy, and describe the role of energy in causing change in systems, including the role of heat and kinetic energy in the rock cycle. Students use experimentation to isolate relationships between components in systems and explain these relationships through increasingly complex representations. They make predictions and propose explanations.

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Verona School

Forces - Stage 4

In this unit, a student will be building their understandings of forces. They will use their prior understandings of forces and develop these concepts by incorporating Stage 4 understandings.  This unit will incorporate highly engaging practical activities through a variety of simple experiments and demonstrations.  As a result of this practical aspect, students will begin to understand elements forces through student regulated experiments.

1. Forces Introduction (PPTX 3.96MB)

2. Writing an Experiment (PPTX 75KB)

3. Newton Life (PPT 2.16MB)

4. Balloon Experiment (PPTX 5.6MB)

5. Newton's 2nd Law

6. Newton's 3rd Law

8. Simple Magnets (PPT 1.81MB)

9. Friction (PPT 1.24MB)

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Global Issues - Stage 4

Students will be learning about environmental global issues.  Students will be introduced to global warming and climate change, renewable and non-renewable resources, human impact and involvement, sustainability and prevention strategies put in place to minimize human impact and further disturbance of ecosystems.

Student Handouts: 

1 (DOCX 162KB)2 (DOCX 140KB)2.2 (DOCX 154KB)3 (DOCX 94KB)4 (PDF 101KB)4.2 (PDF 107KB)4.3 (PDF 103KB)5 (DOCX 97KB)

6 (DOCX 60KB)7 (DOCX 118KB)8 (DOCX 88KB)9 (DOCX 74KB)10 (DOCX 80KB)

11 (DOCX 89KB)12 (DOCX 74KB)13 (DOCX 97KB)14 (DOCX 53KB)15 (DOCX 83KB)

17 (DOCX 86KB)18 (DOCX 308KB)19 (DOCX 52KB)20 (DOCX 319KB)

Teacher References:

1 (PPTX 1.51MB)2 (PPTX 345KB)3 (PPTX 243KB)4 (PPTX 234KB)5 (PPTX 971KB)

6 (PPTX 233KB)7 (PPTX 1.79KB)8 (PPTX 234KB)9 (PPTX 639KB)10 (PPTX 231KB)

11 (PPTX 1.49MB)12 (PPTX 231KB)13 (PPTX 855KB)14 (PPTX 232KB)15 (PPTX 596KB)

16.1 (DOC 134KB)16.2 (DOC 746KB)16.3 (DOC 160KB)17 (PPTX 5.52MB)18 (DOCX 308KB)19 (PPTX 1.2MB)20 (PPTX 303KB)

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Motion - Stage 5

SC5-10PW: applies models, theories and laws to explain situations involving energy, force and motion

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Chemistry and Matter - Stage 5

Students extend their knowledge in science through practical experiments

Follow up through worksheets and ICT

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