Curriculum Links

This table links student resources available on this site to the content descriptions of the Australian Curriculum: Science from Foundation to Year 2.

Foundation

StrandContent DescriptionResource
Science Understanding Living things have basic needs, including food and water (ACSSU002)

Stick Insect Family Album

Hungry Bugs

The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape (ACSSU005)

Movement Match

Moving Toys

Science as a Human Endeavour

Science involves exploring and observing the world using the senses (ACSHE013)

Am I Living?

Science Inquiry Skills

Respond to questions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS014)

Movement Match

Explore and make observations by using the senses (ACSIS011)

Hungry Bugs

Am I Living?

Engage in discussions about observations and use methods such as drawing to represent ideas (ACSIS233)

Hungry Bugs

Year 1

StrandContent DescriptionResource
Science Understanding Living things have a variety of external features (ACSSU017)

Stick Insect Family Album

Hungry Bugs

Living things live in different places where their needs are met (ACSSU211) Insects Live in Different Places
Observable changes occur in the sky and landscape (ACSSU019)

Day and Night

Moon and Stars

Changes in the Sky

Phases of the Moon

Stories in the Stars

Science as a Human Endeavour Science involves asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE021)

Insects Live in Different Places

Science Inquiry Skills Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS024)

Insects Live in Different Places

Changes in the Sky

Phases of the Moon

Stories in the Stars

Compare observations with those of others (ACSIS213) Insects Live in Different Places

Year 2

StrandContent DescriptionResource
Science Understanding Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves (ACSSU030)

Stick Insect Family Album

Life Cycles
A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape (ACSSU033)

Push and Pull

Moving Toys

Marionettes

Science as a Human Endeavour Science involves asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE034)

Life Cycles

Hungry Bugs

Marionettes

Science Inquiry Skills

Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS037)

Life Cycles

Marionettes

Compare observations with those of others (ACSIS041)

Life Cycles

Push and Pull

Marionettes

Represent and communicate observations and ideas in a variety of ways such as oral and written language, drawing and role play (ACSIS042)

Life Cycles

Push and Pull

Marionettes