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Description

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An interactive introduction to the topic of energy. Explore the concepts of conservation of energy, energy transfers and changes, along with an introduction to different forms of energy. Includes at minimum: chemical energy from food, kinetic energy (energy of motion), sound, light, electricity and different forms of potential energy.

 

Time

  • 60 minutes

Number of Students

  • Any

Year level

  • Yr 3 - 7
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Requirements:

Access to water during set-up and pack-up, access to electricity, a space large enough to hold the audience with room to move around, access to the venue at least 30 minutes before the start time.

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Curriculum Links:

Australian Curriculum

This program was designed to support:

 

Year 3:

Science Understanding:

Physical Sciences: Heat can be produced in many ways and can move from one object to another (ACSSU049)

Science as a Human Endeavour:

Nature and Development: Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships (ACSHE050)

Use and Influence: Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions (ACSHE051)

Science Enquiry Skills:

Questioning and Predicting: With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and predict what might happen based on prior knowledge (ACSIS053)

Planning and Conducting: Safely use appropriate materials, tools or equipment to make and record observations, using formal measurements and digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS055)

Processing and Analysing:Compare results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings (ACSIS215)

 

Year 5:

Science Understanding:

Physical Sciences: Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted (ACSSU080)

Science as a Human Endeavour:

Nature and Development:Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to develop explanations of events and phenomena (ACSHE081); Important contributions to the advancement of science have been made by people from a range of cultures (ACSHE082)

Use and Influence: Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives (ACSHE083); Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions (ACSHE217)

Science Enquiry Skills:

Questioning and Predicting:With guidance, pose questions to clarify practical problems or inform a scientific investigation, and predict what the findings of an investigation might be (ACSIS231)

Planning and Conducting: Use equipment and materials safely, identifying potential risks ACSIS088)

Processing and Analysing:Compare data with predictions and use as evidence in developing explanations (ACSIS218)

 

Year 6:

Science Understanding:

Physical Sciences: Electrical circuits provide a means of transferring and transforming electricity (ACSSU097); Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity (ACSSU219)

Science as a Human Endeavour:

Nature and Development: Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to develop explanations of events and phenomena (ACSHE098); Important contributions to the advancement of science have been made by people from a range of cultures (ACSHE099)

Use and Influence: Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives (ACSHE100); Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions (ACSHE220)

Science Enquiry Skills:

Questioning and Predicting:With guidance, pose questions to clarify practical problems or inform a scientific investigation, and predict what the findings of an investigation might be (ACSIS232)

Planning and Conducting:Use equipment and materials safely, identifying potential risks (ACSIS105)

 

To make a booking just call or email:

Phone: (08) 8395 9586
Mobile: 0430 588 757
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If you are emailing your booking request, please remember to include some alternative dates and times.

 

Cost:

$4 +GST per student

($200 +GST minimum charge per session)

 

Travel costs may apply:
$25 +GST per hour, first hour free

 

Discounts:

100+ students per session:

  -10%

200+ students per session:

  -15%

Disadvantaged Schools (Category 1- 4):

  -20%

Discounts do not apply to travel costs.

 

Payments

An invoice will be delivered on the day after an accurate student count. Payment is due via cash, cheque or bank transfer within 7 days.

 

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