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Using inquiry and problem-solving approaches, these learning experiences build upon students’ interests, support curricula, literacy and numeracy, and foster children’s skill development.

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Design & Build Backgrounder

One way that humans apply skills and knowledge as we fulfil our desire to modify the world to suit our needs is through technological problem-solving.

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Forces

Discussion of forces such as friction, magnetism, gravity and of Newton's three laws of motion.

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Personal Hygiene: Caring For Our Teeth

Information about cavities, plaque, tartar, gingivitis and how to keep teeth healthy.

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Types of Materials

Descriptions of common materials such as wood, metal, glass, plastics, ceramics and composites.

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The Water Cycle

Information about the parts of the water cycle and how it is responsible for the distribution of water across the planet.

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The Four Seasons

Information about the tilt of the Earth as the cause of the seasons and how they differ in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

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Soil Science

A definition of soil, soil texture and a description of the various layers of soil.

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Simple Machines

Descriptions of simple machines, such as the wheel and axle, pulley, screw, lever, inclined plane and wedge.

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Reproduction in Plants

A description of types of asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction, including pollination.

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Needs of Plants

Information on major conditions plants need, such as light, air, water, nutrients and space to grow.

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Measuring Weather

Information on devices used to measure weather, how weather data is used and what weather forecasters do.

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Energy

Definitions and explanations of the terms work and energy, including kinetic and potential energy.

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Animals In Winter

Definitions and explanations, with examples, of hibernation, adaptation and migration of animals, including insects.

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All About Clouds

Descriptions and characteristics of the three major types of clouds.

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Characteristics of Plants

Information about three basic parts of plants (leaves, stems and roots) and the process of photosynthesis.

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