Curriculum links

This table links student resources available on this site to the content descriptions of the Australian Curriculum: Science from Foundation to Year 2.

Foundation

Strand Content Description Resource
Science Understanding Living things have basic needs, including food and water (ACSSU002) Stick Insect family album
Hungry bugs
The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape (ACSSU005) Movement match
Moving toys
Science as a Human Endeavour Science involves exploring and observing the world using the senses (ACSHE013) Am I living?
Science Inquiry Skills Respond to questions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS014) Movement match
Explore and make observations by using the senses (ACSIS011) Hungry bugs
Am I living?
Engage in discussions about observations and use methods such as drawing to represent ideas (ACSIS233) Hungry bugs

Year 1

Strand Content Description Resource
Science Understanding Living things have a variety of external features (ACSSU017) Stick Insect family album
Hungry bugs
Living things live in different places where their needs are met (ACSSU211) Insects live in different places
Observable changes occur in the sky and landscape (ACSSU019) Day and night
Moon and stars
Changes in the sky
Phases of the Moon
Stories in the stars
Science as a Human Endeavour Science involves asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE021) Insects live in different places
Science Inquiry Skills Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS024) Insects live in different places
Changes in the sky
Phases of the Moon
Stories in the stars
Compare observations with those of others (ACSIS213) Insects live in different places

Year 2

Strand Content Description Resource
Science Understanding Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves (ACSSU030) Stick Insect family album
Life cycles
A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape (ACSSU033) Push and pull
Moving toys
Marionettes
Science as a Human Endeavour Science involves asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE034) Life cycles
Hungry bugs
Marionettes
Science Inquiry Skills Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS037) Life cycles
Marionettes
Compare observations with those of others (ACSIS041) Life cycles
Push and pull
Marionettes
Represent and communicate observations and ideas in a variety of ways such as oral and written language, drawing and role play (ACSIS042) Life cycles
Push and pull
Marionettes

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