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Year 7 Science – Can you hear me?

Image source Learning intentions: To learn about some of the causes of deafness and to have an understanding of how hearing aids work. Success criteria: You will be able to list some of the causes of deafness and give a brief discription of how hearing aids work. Links to VELS: Physical, personal and social learning: … Continue reading

Year 7 Science – Processing sound

Image source Learning intention: To learn the difference between pitch and volume. You will learn that decibels (dB) is the measurement used to describe a sound level. You will discover that how loud we percieve a noise varies from person to person. Success criteria: You will be able to describe the difference between pitch and … Continue reading

Year 7 science – Mirror, Mirror

Image source Friday September 7th teachingfantasticscience(at)gmail.com Learning objectives: To understand images are formed in a mirror and to reinforce light concepts. Success criteria: You will be able to describe how images are formed. Links to VELS: Investigating, analysing and evaluating a scientific concept. Context: We see ourselves reflected in a mirror when we are brushing … Continue reading

Year 7 – Getting an eyeball full.

Image source Tuesday Sept 4th Learning intention: Today you will learn the¬†parts that make up the eye and what role these parts play in allowing us to see the world around us. Success criteria: You will be able to name all the parts of the eyeball, what they are for and how they work. Links … Continue reading

Year 7 Science – Exploring light and colour.

Image source Monday 3rd September. Learning intentions: To expand your knowledge on light and reflections. Success criteria: You will be able to describe how light and colour influence the way we see the world. Today’s tasks: Discussion section of your paper. Clickview: Exploring light and colour. Light research task.

Year 7 Science – Report and Sound Check Australia

Friday 31st Learning intentions: To discover some of the activities we participate in can affect our hearing. Success criteria: You will be able to describe some environmental factors which can affect our hearing. Today’s tasks: 1. Sound Check Australia. In this activity you will be participating in a survey about your hearing. It¬†includes a short … Continue reading

Year 7 – Report writing

Image source Learning intention: To become familiar with writing scientific reports. Success criteria: You will have produced a report which includes an appropriate hypothesis, a clear aim, a complete list of materials, clear method instructions, well presented and described results, a discussion which shows a good analysis of the results and a clear and precise … Continue reading

Year 7 Science – Investigating insulators

  Image source Monday 27th. Learning Intention: To consolidate the process of conducting experiments and producing written reports. Success criteria: You will be able to describe the processes involved in producing a scientific report. Links to VELS: Students use a range of tools to explain and interpret observations. They learn to present data in appropriate … Continue reading