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What is a Hovercraft? - Presentation

What is a Hovercraft? - Presentation
Description

The story of the hovercraft is a story of designing solutions to real-world problems and how the limits of technology can impact design. 
In this presentation, students learn about the history of the hovercraft, how they work, and what they are used for. Then, through our matching activity kit, your students will get the chance to make their own.
 

Curriculum Codes

AC9SFH01 9

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

AC9SFI01 9

Pose questions and make predictions based on experiences

AC9TDEFK01 9

Explore how familiar products, services and environments are designed by people

AC9TDE2K01 9

Identify how familiar products, services and environments are designed and produced by people to meet personal or local community needs and sustainability

AC9TDE2K02 9

Explore how technologies including materials affect movement in products

AC9TDE2P03 9

Evaluate the success of design ideas and solutions based on personal preferences and including sustainability

AC9TDEFP01 9

Generate, communicate and evaluate design ideas, and use materials, equipment and steps to safely make a solution for a purpose

AC9TDE2P02 9

Use materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to safely make designed solutions

AC9S1H01 9

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

AC9S1I01 9

Pose questions to explore observed simple patterns and relationships and make predictions based on experiences

AC9S1I02 9

Suggest and follow safe procedures to investigate questions and test predictions

AC9S2H01 9

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

AC9S2I01 9

Pose questions to explore observed simple patterns and relationships and make predictions based on experiences

AC9S2I02 9

Suggest and follow safe procedures to investigate questions and test predictions

AC9S3H01 9

Examine how people use data to develop scientific explanations

AC9S3I01 9

Pose questions to explore observed patterns and relationships and make predictions based on observations

AC9S3I03 9

Follow procedures to make and record observations, including making formal measurements using familiar scaled instruments and using digital tools as appropriate

AC9TDE4K01 9

Examine design and technologies occupations and factors including sustainability that impact on the design of products, services and environments to meet community needs

AC9TDE4K02 9

Describe how forces and the properties of materials affect function in a product or system

AC9TDE4P01 9

Explore needs or opportunities for designing, and test materials, components, tools, equipment and processes needed to create designed solutions

AC9TDE4P03 9

Select and use materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to safely make designed solutions

AC9S4H01 9

Examine how people use data to develop scientific explanations

AC9S4I01 9

Pose questions to explore observed patterns and relationships and make predictions based on observations

AC9S4I06 9

Write and create texts to communicate findings and ideas for identified purposes and audiences, using scientific vocabulary and digital tools as appropriate

AC9S5H01 9

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

AC9S5I01 9

Pose investigable questions to identify patterns and test relationships and make reasoned predictions

AC9S5I06 9

Write and create texts to communicate ideas and findings for specific purposes and audiences, including selection of language features, using digital tools as appropriate

AC9TDE6K01 9

Explain how people in design and technologies occupations consider competing factors including sustainability in the design of products, services and environments

AC9TDE6K02 9

Explain how electrical energy can be transformed into movement, sound or light in a product or system

AC9TDE6K05 9

Explain how characteristics and properties of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment affect their use when producing designed solutions

AC9TDE6P03 9

Select and use suitable materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to safely make designed solutions

AC9S6H01 9

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

AC9S6I01 9

Pose investigable questions to identify patterns and test relationships and make reasoned predictions

AC9S6I06 9

Write and create texts to communicate ideas and findings for specific purposes and audiences, including selection of language features, using digital tools as appropriate

ACSHE013 8.4

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

ACSIS014 8.4

Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events

ACTDEK001 8.4

Identify how people design and produce familiar products, services and environments and consider sustainability to meet personal and local community needs

ACTDEK002 8.4

Explore how technologies use forces to create movement in products

ACTDEP005 8.4

Explore needs or opportunities for designing, and the technologies needed to realise designed solutions

ACTDEP007 8.4

Use materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to safely make designed solutions

ACSHE021 8.4

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

ACSIS024 8.4

Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events

ACSIS025 8.4

Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions

ACSHE034 8.4

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

ACSIS037 8.4

Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events

ACSIS038 8.4

Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions

ACSHE050 8.4

Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships

ACSIS053 8.4

With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on prior knowledge

ACSIS054 8.4

With guidance, plan and conduct scientific investigations to find answers to questions, considering the safe use of appropriate materials and equipment

ACTDEK010 8.4

Recognise the role of people in design and technologies occupations and explore factors, including sustainability that impact on the design of products, services and environments to meet community needs

ACTDEK011 8.4

Investigate how forces and the properties of materials affect the behaviour of a product or system

ACTDEK013 8.4

Investigate the suitability of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment for a range of purposes

ACTDEP016 8.4

Select and use materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques and use safe work practices to make designed solutions

ACSHE061 8.4

Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships

ACSIS064 8.4

With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on prior knowledge

ACSIS071 8.4

Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and informal representations

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

ACSIS231 8.4

With guidance, pose clarifying questions and make predictions about scientific investigations

ACSIS093 8.4

Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations in a variety of ways, including multi-modal texts

ACTDEK019 8.4

Examine how people in design and technologies occupations address competing considerations, including sustainability in the design of products, services, and environments for current and future use

ACTDEK020 8.4

Investigate how electrical energy can control movement, sound or light in a designed product or system

ACTDEK023 8.4

Investigate characteristics and properties of a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment and evaluate the impact of their use

ACTDEP026 8.4

Select appropriate materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques and apply safe procedures to make designed solutions

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

ACSIS232 8.4

With guidance, pose clarifying questions and make predictions about scientific investigations

ACSIS110 8.4

Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations in a variety of ways, including multi-modal texts

STe-1WS-S old

Observes, questions and collects data to communicate ideas

STe-6ES-S old

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

STe-2DP-T old

Develops solutions to an identified need

STe-7DI-T old

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

STe-5PW-ST old

Observes the way objects move and relates changes in motion to push and pull forces

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

ST1-9PW-ST old

Investigates how forces and energy are used in products

ST1-7MW-T old

Describes how the properties of materials determine their use

ST1-10ES-S old

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

ST1-6MW-S old

Identifies that materials can be changed or combined

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

ST2-1WS-S old

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

ST2-2DP-T old

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

ST2-4LW-S old

Compares features and characteristics of living and non-living things

ST2-5LW-T old

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

ST2-6MW-S old

Describes how adding or removing heat causes a change of state

ST2-7MW-T old

Investigates the suitability of natural and processed materials for a range of purposes

ST2-8PW-ST old

Describes the characteristics and effects of common forms of energy, such as light and heat

ST2-9PW-ST old

Describes how contact and non-contact forces affect an object’s motion

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

ST3-6MW-S old

Explains the effect of heat on the properties and behaviour of materials

ST3-7MW-T old

Explains how the properties of materials determines their use for a range of purposes

ST3-8PW-ST old

Explains how energy is transformed from one form to another

ST3-9PW-ST old

Investigates the effects of increasing or decreasing the strength of a specific contact or non-contact force

ST3-10ES-S old

Explains regular events in the solar system and geological events on the Earth’s surface

VCSIS050

Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events

VCDSTS013

Identify how people create familiar designed solutions and consider sustainability to meet personal and local community needs

VCDSTC014

Explore how technologies use forces to create movement in designed solutions

VCDSCD018

Explore needs or opportunities for designing, and the technologies needed to realise designed solutions

VCDSCD020

Use materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to produce designed solutions safely

VCSIS051

Participate in guided investigations, including making observations using the senses, to explore and answer questions

VCSIS065

With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and predict what might happen based on prior knowledge

VCSIS067

Safely use appropriate materials, tools, equipment and technologies

VCSIS068

Use formal measurements in the collection and recording of observations

VCDSTS023

Recognise the role of people in design and technologies occupations and explore factors, including sustainability, that impact on the design of solutions to meet community needs

VCDSTC024

Investigate how forces and the properties of materials affect the behaviour of a designed solution

VCDSTC027

Investigate the suitability of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment for a range of purposes

VCDSCD030

Select and use materials, components, tools and equipment using safe work practices to produce designed solutions

VCSIS072

Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings to show patterns and relationships using formal and informal scientific language

VCSIS082

With guidance, pose questions to clarify practical problems or inform a scientific investigation, and predict what the findings of an investigation might be based on previous experiences or general rules

VCSIS088

Communicate ideas and processes using evidence to develop explanations of events and phenomena and to identify simple cause-and-effect relationships

VCDSTS033

Investigate how people in design and technologies occupations address competing considerations, including sustainability, in the design of solutions for current and future use

VCDSTC034

Investigate how forces or electrical energy can control movement, sound or light in a designed product or system

VCDSTC037

Investigate characteristics and properties of a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment and evaluate the impact of their use

VCDSCD040

Apply safe procedures when using a variety of materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to produce designed solutions