This unit has been designed to meet the requirements of the Year 1 Australian Curriculum Science - Chemical Sciences strand.

In this unit, students will understand that objects are made of materials that have observable properties. They will understand the various ways we can change materials, including freezing, melting, heating, bending, twisting, stretching, cutting, boiling, dissolving, moulding and mixing.

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Students will:

  • Learn about materials.
  • Investigate changes that occur when materials are bent, twisted and stretched.
  • Investigate changes that happen when materials are heated and cooled.
  • Perform experiments to test changes.
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