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STEAM Unit: Extinction Emergency

STEAM Unit: Extinction Emergency
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This STEAM activity pack was designed to accompany our Extinction emergency presentation. It includes instructions for the STEAM activities, as well as worksheets where your students can learn more about an endangered species.

Curriculum Codes

AC9S3H02 9

Consider how people use scientific explanations to meet a need or solve a problem

AC9S2H01 9

Describe how people use science in their daily lives, including using patterns to make scientific predictions

AC9S6H02 9

Investigate how scientific knowledge is used by individuals and communities to identify problems, consider responses and make decisions

AC9S6H01 9

Examine why advances in science are often the result of collaboration or build on the work of others

AC9S3H01 9

Examine how people use data to develop scientific explanations

AC9S6U01 9

Investigate the physical conditions of a habitat and analyse how the growth and survival of living things is affected by changing physical conditions

AC9S5H02 9

Investigate how scientific knowledge is used by individuals and communities to identify problems, consider responses and make decisions

AC9S1H01 9

Describe how people use science in their daily lives, including using patterns to make scientific predictions

AC9S5H01 9

Examine why advances in science are often the result of collaboration or build on the work of others

AC9S1U01 9

Identify the basic needs of plants and animals, including air, water, food or shelter, and describe how the places they live meet those needs

AC9SFH01 9

Explore the ways people make and use observations and questions to learn about the natural world

AC9S5U01 9

Examine how particular structural features and behaviours of living things enable their survival in specific habitats

AC9S4H02 9

Consider how people use scientific explanations to meet a need or solve a problem

AC9S4H01 9

Examine how people use data to develop scientific explanations

AC9S4U01 9

Explain the roles and interactions of consumers, producers and decomposers within a habitat and how food chains represent feeding relationships

ACSHE062 8.4

Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions

ACSSU073 8.4

Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive

ACSHE051 8.4

Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions

ACSHE061 8.4

Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships

ACSHE013 8.4

Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events

ACSHE022 8.4

People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things

ACSSU002 8.4

Living things have basic needs, including food and water

ACSHE050 8.4

Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships

ACSSU043 8.4

Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment

ACSSU211 8.4

Living things live in different places where their needs are met

ACSHE081 8.4

Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to develop explanations of events and phenomena and reflects historical and cultural contributions

ACSHE021 8.4

Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events

ACSHE083 8.4

Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and community decisions

ACSSU094 8.4

The growth and survival of living things are affected by physical conditions of their environment

ACSHE035 8.4

People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things

ACSHE098 8.4

Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to develop explanations of events and phenomena and reflects historical and cultural contributions

ACSHE034 8.4

Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events

ACSHE100 8.4

Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and community decisions

VCSSU058

Different living things have different life cycles and depend on each other and the environment to survive

VCSSU056

Science knowledge helps people to understand the effects of their actions

VCSSU074

Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment

VCSSU042

Living things have a variety of external features and live in different places where their basic needs, including food, water and shelter, are met

VCSSU073

Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to inform personal and community decisions and to solve problems that directly affect people’s lives

VCSSU041

People use science in their daily lives

VCSSU075

The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment

ST3-5LW-T old

Explains how food and fibre are produced sustainably in managed environments for health and nutrition

ST3-4LW-S old

Examines how the environment affects the growth, survival and adaptation of living things

STe-1WS-S old

Observes, questions and collects data to communicate ideas

STe-2DP-T old

Develops solutions to an identified need

STe-3LW-ST old

Explores the characteristics, needs and uses of living things

ST3-2DP-T old

Plans and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity

ST3-1WS-S old

Plans and conducts scientific investigations to answer testable questions, and collects and summarises data to communicate conclusions

STe-6ES-S old

Identifies how daily and seasonal changes in the environment affect humans and other living things

STe-7DI-T old

Identifies digital systems and explores how instructions are used to control digital devices

ST2-10ES-S old

Investigates regular changes caused by interactions between the Earth and the Sun, and changes to the Earth’s surface

ST1-1WS-S old

Observes, questions and collects data to communicate and compare ideas

ST1-2DP-T old

Uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity

ST1-4LW-S old

Describes observable features of living things and their environments

ST1-5LW-T old

Identifies how plants and animals are used for food and fibre products

ST2-5LW-T old

Describes how agricultural processes are used to grow plants and raise animals for food, clothing and shelter

ST2-4LW-S old

Compares features and characteristics of living and non-living things

ST1-10ES-S old

Recognises observable changes occurring in the sky and on the land and identifies Earth’s resources

ST2-2DP-T old

Selects and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity

ST2-1WS-S old

Questions, plans and conducts scientific investigations, collects and summarises data and communicates using scientific representations