Students have hands on experience with a wide variety of water related tools. As all the activities are short and some are messy, it makes sense to do them together in a round robin.
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Australian curriculum content descriptions:
Year 7 Science:
- Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations (ACSHE120)
- Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork and experiments, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed (ACSIS125)
Year 8 Science:
- Scientific knowledge changes as new evidence becomes available, and some scientific discoveries have significantly changed people’s understanding of the world (ACSHE134)
- Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork and experiments, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed (ACSIS140)
Syllabus Outcomes: SC4-11PW, SC4-15LW, SC4-5WS, SC4-6WS.
Year levels: 7 and 8
Indoor or outdoor activity: Outdoors or indoor wet area.
Time required: 30 mins
Learning areas addressed: Geography, Health and physical education, ICT.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Requires a lot of setting up as far as collecting equipment.
- See equipment list
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