Government Standards

Australian Curriculum

    Science - Grade 6

    Assessment Exam - Australian Curriculum - Level 6 Science
    Science Understanding eTAP Lesson
    Biological sciences
    The growth and survival of living things are affected by physical conditions of their environment
    Organism Populations
    Chemical sciences
    Changes to materials can be reversible or irreversible
    Energy Transformation in the Ecosystem
    Earth and space sciences
    Sudden geological changes and extreme weather events can affect Earth’s surface
    Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Mountain Building

    Water Movement
    Physical sciences
    Electrical energy can be transferred and transformed in electrical circuits and can be generated from a range of sources
    Converting Energy
    Science as a Human Endeavour eTAP Lesson
    Nature and development of science
    Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to develop explanations of events and phenomena and reflects historical and cultural contributions
    Examining the Evidence
    Use and influence of science
    Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and community decisions
    Changes in Nature
    Science Inquiry Skills eTAP Lesson
    Questioning and predicting
    With guidance, pose clarifying questions and make predictions about scientific investigations
    Interpret Natural Events
    Planning and conducting
    Identify, plan and apply the elements of scientific investigations to answer questions and solve problems using equipment and materials safely and identifying potential risks
    Decide variables to be changed and measured in fair tests, and observe measure and record data with accuracy using digital technologies as appropriate
    Tools and Technology

    Displaying Data
    Processing and analysing data and information
    Construct and use a range of representations, including tables and graphs, to represent and describe observations, patterns or relationships in data using digital technologies as appropriate
    Written Reports and Oral Presentations
    Compare data with predictions and use as evidence in developing explanations
    Examining the Evidence
    Reflect on and suggest improvements to scientific investigations
    Interpret Natural Events
    Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations in a variety of ways, including multi-modal texts
    Written Reports and Oral Presentations

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