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Science plays a major role in Australia’s schools, and as technology continues to evolve, it’s important that our children learn and develop skills like communication, critical thinking and problem-solving to take into the future.
Learn from some of Australia’s science teachers who share their experiences and advice on teaching science.
Westminster Preparatory School
Cleveland State Primary School
We have curated some of our tools and resources to help you empower young minds and inspire the scientists of tomorrow with the wonders of learning. Watch and learn from teachers just like you as they run interactive experiments and enriching activities.
Discover a skilled kindergarten teacher leading engaging science investigations on 'floating and sinking,' fostering critical thinking, language development, and hands-on experiments to enhance student learning.
Scientific learning starts earlier than you think. Watch this lesson to see an early childhood teacher in action.
Explore captivating videos showcasing a dedicated teacher who involves students in lesson planning, seeks their input for additional curriculum focus, and skilfully applies science inquiry techniques to enhance learning in a diverse classroom setting.
Engaging students in scientific learning involves making connections between the real world and the classroom. This resource highlights how planning and teaching strategies can inspire student interest and facilitate interaction
Questions are a key part of scientific learning. Watch this video to see how this science teacher supports students to develop and engage with important questions to drive their own learning.
Students respond positively to a program that brings insects into the classroom. Watch how this teacher captures the wonder of this small but significant life force.
Watch teachers leading science-based activities – from comparing animals to humans to conducting a litter survey and exploring the school kitchen garden, empowering students to make scientific observations and learn about composting in a fun and interactive way.
By bringing the natural world into the primary classroom, this teacher is using flora and fauna to help students understand connections and dependencies between the environment and human beings.
In this lesson, the teacher applies an interactive approach where students conduct investigations to learn about which materials belong in compost.
Embark on a culturally enriching journey as these teachers blend modern scientific knowledge with traditional activities in a unit on light and sound, and creatively utilise the school garden to immerse students in the wonders of science.
By connecting science and Indigenous culture this school integrates community identity and natural knowledge.
An ethnobiologist works with a teacher and students to combine cultural and local scientific knowledge.
Unlock the secrets to effective science teaching with our pedagogy-focused videos, where innovative techniques, best practices, and engaging strategies come together to empower educators and enhance the learning experience for students.
This video showcases how primary and secondary science teachers can work together to build quality science lessons.
This lesson highlights how questions, collaboration and research can add depth to student learning.
This lesson is about using discussions to challenge commonly held misconceptions.
This video showcases a school program that uses engaging activities and experiments with teacher modelling to bring students into investigations that focus on their own contexts and interests.