Guide your students through their science inquiry with the newly revised Australian Curriculum Science series. It is fully aligned to V9.0 of the curriculum, so you’ll be ready to teach, with this easy-to-follow series that also incorporates science literacy. Students are introduced to each topic through a text with accompanying comprehension questions, and then engage in a hands-on activity or experiment.
updated and refined content, with a range of engaging new lessons that include the recognition of First Nations Australians as the first Australian scientists
the Science as a human endeavour strand integrated into each unit
‘Ponder points’, suggesting content-, process-, product- or environment-based strategies, to help teachers adjust lessons to support the different needs of their students
‘Measure in a minute’ quick assessment suggestions for each lesson and/or an optional integrated unit assessment at the end of each unit
scope and sequence charts for the Australian Curriculum, Version 9.0 and an access link to a digital planning tool
flexible use of the series, as the basis for a science program, as a support resource, or to provide further practice or reinforcement of science learning.
The Year 4 book covers the sub-strands of Biological, Earth and space, Physical and Chemical sciences.
The content includes consumers, producers and decomposers and food chains; sources of water and key processes in the water cycle; how forces, including friction, gravity and magnets, affect motion; properties of natural and man-made materials and their uses.