Students complete a mixed mode quiz to assess what they have learned over the course of the unit.

1 hour lessons
Cross curriculum
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Curriculum content descriptions


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


Construct and use representations, including tables, simple column graphs and visual or physical models, to organise data and information, show simple relationships and identify patterns


Compare the observable properties of soils, rocks and minerals and investigate why they are important Earth resources


Compare findings with those of others, consider if investigations were fair, identify questions for further investigation and draw conclusions


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


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


Use provided scaffolds to plan and conduct investigations to answer questions or test predictions, including identifying the elements of fair tests, and considering the safe use of materials and equipment