A template to use when describing objects using the senses of touch and sight.
Use this teaching resource when studying Chemical Science and exploring the properties of materials. Students select objects from a collection and think of as many words as possible to describe each object. This resource provides the opportunity to experiment with descriptive vocabulary.
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Australian Curriculum alignment
- Science > Foundation Year > Science Understanding > Chemical sciences > ACSSU003
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- Science > Foundation Year > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > ACSIS011
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- Science > Foundation Year > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > ACSIS233
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- Science > Foundation Year > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > ACSIS012
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