Australian Curriculum Categories

Questioning and predicting

Based on the Australian Curriculum, Questioning and predicting in Science Year 2 includes:

  • ACSIS037 Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events

32 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    Predict and Prove – Template

    A template to help introduce making a hypothesis before starting an investigation.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
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    Science Pattern Match Cards

    A set of 89 task cards to help students learn about patterns in nature.

    Teach Starter Publishing 26 pages Years: F - 3
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    Force Knowledge Check

    A worksheet used to check the students’ knowledge of forces.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Year: 2
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    Science Experiment - Sink or Swim

    A science experiment which investigates the buoyancy of different objects when placed in water.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Year: 2 Has Starter Sheet
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    The Force of Friction PowerPoint

    A teaching presentation investigating the force of friction.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Year: 2
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    What's the Use? PowerPoint - Developing a Hypothesis to Investigate

    A teaching presentation discussing the development of a scientific hypothesis.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Years: 4 - 6
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    Now I Understand PowerPoint - Building a Solid Conclusion for an Experiment

    An educational teaching presentation introducing the students to the R.E.R.U.N. method for writing a scientific conclusion.

    Teach Starter Publishing 15 pages Years: 3 - 6
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    R.E.R.U.N. - Writing a Scientific Conclusion Fact Sheet

    An educational fact sheet introducing the students to the R.E.R.U.N. method for writing a scientific conclusion.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 3 - 6
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    R.E.R.U.N. - Writing a Scientific Conclusion Poster

    An educational poster introducing the students to the R.E.R.U.N. method for writing a scientific conclusion.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 3 - 6
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    Comparing Life Stages Worksheet

    An open-ended task for students to demonstrate their understanding of how animals grow and change.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Years: 1 - 3
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    Freedom of Choice PowerPoint - Developing Scientific Lines of Questioning

    A teaching presentation discussing the development of scientific lines of questioning.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Years: 4 - 6
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    Initiating a Scientific Investigation Worksheet

    A worksheet to help the students begin the process of a scientific investigation.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 6
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    Science Experiment - How Does Soil Affect Seed Growth?

    A science experiment which explores the growth and change of a seedling.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Year: 2 Has Starter Sheet
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    Thinking Like a Scientist PowerPoint

    A 20 slide teaching presentation to use when introducing your students to the scientific method.

    Teach Starter Publishing 20 pages Years: 1 - 3
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    Push and Pull - Water Investigation

    A hands-on investigation task that allows students to work directly with the forces they have been learning.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Years: 2 - 4
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    Making Science Predictions - Worksheet

    A worksheet for students to record their science predictions.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: F - 2
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    Air Resistance Investigation

    A hands-on investigation task that allows students to design, create, and evaluate the effectiveness of a parachute.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Year: 2 Has Starter Sheet
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    Growth and Change Unit Plan

    This Biological Sciences unit explores how living things grow and change. Animal offspring (including humans) are compared with their parents and plants are grown from seed in order to observe change over a period of weeks.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 Has Starter Sheet
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    Changes, Changes Everywhere!

    An assessment task in which students will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of how living things grow and change.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    This is Your Life

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the stages of the human life cycle.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Big Changes!

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will develop their understanding of the concept of metamorphosis.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Going Through Stages

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of simple life cycles.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    A-Planting We Will Go!

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will plant seeds following the procedure of the scientific method.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Let's Think Like a Scientist

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will develop an understanding of the procedures scientists use and design one segment of an experiment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    How Do Living Things Change?

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will activate prior knowledge about how living things change as they grow.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    What Are Forces? Unit Plan

    This Science unit addresses the concept of forces.

    Teach Starter Publishing 139 pages Year: 2 Has Starter Sheet
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    Forces Revision

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will revise the forces covered in the unit.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Gravity Investigation

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the force of gravity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Gravity

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the force of gravity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Whatever Floats Your Boat

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the force of buoyancy.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    The Force of Friction

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the force of friction.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Forces in Play

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate push and push forces at work in the playground.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet