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What I Know About Geology

What I Know About Geology
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In this worksheet, students complete a few general geology question after having watched the presentation ‘Geology Refresher’. This should allow teachers to assess the student’s prior knowledge on some key components of earth and space science, before extending what they know into the Year 5 content.

This worksheet was created as part of a larger Year 5 Earth and Space Sciences unit on Weathering and Erosion titled ‘Surface Change’.

Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9S5U02 9

Describe how weathering, erosion, transportation and deposition cause slow or rapid change to Earth’s surface

AC9S5H02 9

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

ACSSU075 8.4

Earth’s surface changes over time as a result of natural processes and human activity

ACSHE083 8.4

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


Earth’s surface changes over time as a result of natural processes and human activity


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

ST2-1WS-S old

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

ST2-10ES-S old

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

ST3-1WS-S old

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

ST3-2DP-T old

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

ST3-4LW-S old

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

ST3-5LW-T old

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

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