Australian Curriculum Categories

Physical sciences

Based on the Australian Curriculum, Physical sciences in Science Year 1 includes:

  • ACSSU020 Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed

22 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    5 Fascinating Facts About Sound – Worksheet

    A comprehension worksheet for a magazine article from the Year 1 magazine (Issue 3).

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Years: 1 - 2
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    Light Word Wall Vocabulary

    Sixty light related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Years: 1 - 7 Is Customisable
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    Storm's a Comin' - Worksheet

    A worksheet to use when exploring sound in science or music.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 4
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    Science Experiment - Sound Research

    A science experiment which explores how sound travels.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 1 - 2 Has Starter Sheet
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    What's in the Box? - Worksheet

    A worksheet to use when exploring the concept of light.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Years: 1 - 4
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    Let the Sun Shine In! - Worksheet

    A worksheet to use when exploring the sun as a light source.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 4
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    Science Experiment - Line Up the Light!

    A science experiment which explores how light travels.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 1 - 4 Has Starter Sheet
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    Design a Musical Instrument Worksheet

    A worksheet that can be used as a design technology task that explores the science of sound.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
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    Investigating Sound - Science Task Cards

    A set of 6 Task Cards detailing activities for investigating sound.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Year: 1
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    Exploring the 5 Senses PowerPoint

    A 16 slide PowerPoint Presentation to use when exploring the five senses.

    Teach Starter Publishing 16 pages Years: 1 - 2
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    Sound Word Wall Vocabulary

    Twenty-seven sound vocabulary cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Years: 1 - 2 Is Customisable
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    Light Teaching Resource Pack

    A comprehensive set of posters, activities and worksheets related to the concept of light.

    Teach Starter Publishing 183 pages Years: 1 - 6
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    Light and Sound Unit Plan

    This Physical Sciences unit addresses the concepts of light and sound and how they are sensed.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 Has Starter Sheet
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    Design a Musical Instrument

    An assessment task in which students will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of sound.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Sound Research

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate how sound travels.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Sounds of Change

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate if the pitch and volume of sounds can be changed.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Make a Sound

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate if similar sounds can be made in different ways.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    C'mon, Feel the Noise

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore sound and how it is made.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Line Up the Light

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate if light travels in a straight line.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    No Light, No Sight

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate if light is needed in order to see.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Let the Sun Shine In

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore sources of light and identify the sun as a light source.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Sensational Senses

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the five senses and the information they provide.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet