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The causes of rusting | Nuffield Foundation

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Class practical

In this class experiment students put iron nails in various conditions including wet, dry, air-free and salty to find out what cau
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Practical investigations and experiments 

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Woodside Australian Science Project

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Only Year 7 currently created around renewable and non-renewable resources

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Schools and Curriculum

This website provides links to information on educational governance, policies, frameworks and curriculum resources, many of which you will refer to throughout your Bachelor of Education Course. The...
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Curtin Website 

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MinutePhysics

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Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science. "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." ~Rutherford via Einstein? (wikiquote...
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So how painful can 1 min of physics be per week? Engage and enjoy

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A How-to Guide on Inquiry Learning - YourthLearn

A How-to Guide on Inquiry Learning - YourthLearn | Science Sites | Scoop.it

Are you interested in using inquiry based learning in your classroom but are not sure of how to implement a new program? This post discusses the importance of planning and takes you through a step-by-step look at techniques you will use to effectively implement inquiry learning. Many additional resources are provided.


Via Beth Dichter, Gordon Dahlby, Diana Laboy-Rush, Matthew Russell
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Teaching inquiry 

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Mlc's comment, July 25, 2012 11:53 AM
Great chart
Peta Bubrzycki's curator insight, March 6, 2013 10:10 AM

this looks great and has some handy hints for children to understand the process they need to go through.

Marta Braylan's curator insight, June 1, 2013 2:26 PM

Inquiry Learning - the importance of planning step by step

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Science F - 6 - Australian Curriculum Western Australia -

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This website is aimed at facilitating work around the transition to the Australian Curriculum in Western Australian Schools. It is a cross ...

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TES iboard: Interactive activity finder

TES iboard: Interactive activity finder | Science Sites | Scoop.it
Find the perfect interactive activity for your English, geography, history, ICT, maths, RE or science class.
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All About Robots

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This is a webquest site created for Year 1-7 students to learn more about robots and technology. It has websites,pictures and links and lesson plans and currciulum documents will be attached as well shortly

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Free Social Teaching and Learning Network focused solely on education

Free Social Teaching and Learning Network focused solely on education | Science Sites | Scoop.it

Sophia is a social teaching and learning network. It's where you can teach what you know and learn what you don't. Thought these snap shots looked interesting

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New Edition » Testing Treatments

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This 2011 book is free to download and is an interesting look at the issues surrounding modern day medicine and the pitfalls and underhand statistical tricks played with data about drugs and trials.

 

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P-10 Australian Curriculum

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Glenda Leslie from AIS.WA has done a brilliant job and produced a large quantity of helpful planning and assessment docuemnts 

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HPA - Annual measles notifications and vaccine coverage, England and Wales 1950-2009

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Introduction of the MMR vaccine on the measles epidemic

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Erin Grills's curator insight, March 6, 2013 2:38 PM

This graphic model of the use of the measles vaccine will be helpful in my pharmacuetical subtopic. This will show how successfull the chemical engineers have become while creating new drugs and vaccines.

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TeachPE.com - physical education and coaching information site

TeachPE.com - physical education and coaching information site | Science Sites | Scoop.it
The information and resource site for teachers and students of physical education
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This is a site for human biology knowledge for the teacher. This site is designed for Year 11 and 12 students so worksheets maybe only useful for some upper primary students 

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Great for schools using the Cambridge system. Of course, it can easily be adapted...

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Science: Why Bother?

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Let me (a onetime history major) count the whys (Support for scientific literacy from an unexpected but welcome source: "Science: Why Bother?
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So why should we bother with science can we just get by without knowing? This short opinion article  sets out why the author thinks we should bother with science. 

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The impact of bad science in the headlines

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Data in UK 

These data are from here: http://www.hpa.org.uk/Topics/InfectiousDiseases/InfectionsAZ/Measles/EpidemiologicalData/

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Science Education 's curator insight, March 20, 2013 8:29 PM

How can you interpret these 2 graphs. Go to the source and then explain what the graphs mean in 2 or 3 sentences

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12 Great Educational Videos you Should Not Miss

12 Great Educational Videos you Should Not Miss | Science Sites | Scoop.it

These are great and engaging videos about 3-8 mins long

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Pedeta Deutscher's curator insight, March 9, 2013 12:19 AM

Provides some great science videos to engage students on a selection of topics.

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Infographic: Earth's Atmosphere Top to Bottom

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What's up there, from the surface to the edge of space. A scoop from Natalie K

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