Sensory Science

LEARNING OUTCOME

Investigate with all your senses. What are our senses?

SESSION activities

  • Investigate ultraviolet glowing balls
  • Use coloured snow or slime. Its’ a riot for your senses.

SCIENCE EDUCATOR demonstrations

  • Super steam… hearing, smelling, feeling.
  • Some smells are delicious but some are nasty. Does everyone like the same things?

STUDEnT experiments

  • Using gel balls
  • Using fluorescein balls, UV beads and UV light.
  • Making secret messages
  • Making coloured snow or glittery slime.

 

POST WORKSHOP ACTIVITIES.

 

2 HR OPTION INCLUDES

EXTENSION & INVESTIGATION ACTIVITIES.


BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE

Australian curriculum

Yr FObjects are made of materials that have observable properties (ACSSU003)

Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE013)

Pose and respond to questions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS014)

 

Yr 1- 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 2-  Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE034)

Compare observations with those of others (ACSIS041)

 

Yr 3 – With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on prior knowledge (ACSIS053)

 

Yr 4 – Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships (ACSHE061)

With guidance, plan and conduct scientific investigations to find answers to questions, considering the safe use of appropriate materials and equipment (ACSIS065 )

victorian curriculum

Yr F-2 Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (VCSIS050)

Participate in guided investigations, including making observations using the senses, to explore and answer questions (VCSIS051)

 

Yr 3-4 With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and predict what might happen based on prior knowledge (VCSIS065)

Safely use appropriate materials, tools, equipment and technologies (VCSIS067)

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