Flash Bang


Investigation moving waves of light and sound. How do you see and hear them?

SESSION activities

  • What is light?
  • What is sound?

SCIENCE EDUCATOR demonstrations

  • How does light work? How do eyes work. Using rainbow glasses.
  • Using light and sound waves.
  • How do ears work?
  • How does pitch and volume work?

STUDENT experiments

  • Participate in educator’s demonstrations.
  • Using tuning forks to produce sounds using familiar objects and actions
  • How sound travels through air, water and solids
  • Amplification and comparing sound.




Australian curriculum

F-Yr 2 * Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed (ACSSU020)

*Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE021)


*Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions (ACSIS025)


Yr 3 -4 *Compare results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings (ACSIS216)


*Reflect on investigations, including whether a test was fair or not (ACSIS 069)

Victorian curriculum

Yr F-2  *Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed. (VCSSU049)


*Compare observations and predictions with those of others (VCSIS054)



Yr 3-4 *Safely use appropriate materials, tools, equipment and technologies (VCSIS067)


*With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and predict what might happen based on prior knowledge (VCSIS065)