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NSW Syllabuses

Science K–10 (inc. Science and Technology K–6) - Early Stage 1 - Knowledge and Understanding Made Environment

Outcomes

A student:

  • STe-9ME

    identifies that objects are made of materials that have observable properties

  • STe-10ME

    recognises how familiar products, places and spaces are made to suit their purpose

Content

  • Objects are made of materials that have observable properties. (ACSSU003)
  • Students:
  • observe, using their senses, a range of materials used to make specific objects, products, places and spaces
  • group a range of materials on the basis of observable properties, eg flexibility, texture, strength and colour
  • Products, places and spaces in the immediate environment are made to suit their purpose.
  • Students:
  • explore a range of existing products, places and spaces, and discuss their likes and dislikes CCT
  • identify a variety of materials that are used in a range of existing familiar products, places and spaces
  • communicate their ideas about how familiar products, places and spaces work and have features that help them to be useful, eg shoulder straps, zippers and compartments in a school bag L
  • sketch or model ideas for a product, place or space and recount how their ideas suit their purpose CCTPSC