Year 3 Earth and Space Sciences Unit Version 8.4

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In this Year 3 Science unit, students explore the causes of and difference between night and day and the four seasons and their effects, aligned to the Australian Curriculum Version 9.

It is an 10 lesson unit (designed to be taught over a term) that contains all lesson resources including worksheets and posters.

The editable planner includes relevant Australian Curriculum links and resources needed column.

 The lessons are kept simple and succinct, five to six steps each, to help you save time. The clear instructions highlight the key points, allowing you to focus on the students and make the most of the learning opportunities.

✩ This unit will not be updated to version 9. You can find that unit here.

 Mrs Amy123 is known for its fun and engaging lessons that involve a wide range of cooperative learning strategies. This means that some lessons will not feature worksheets, though many will. The unit is made as hands on as possible including class and small group experiments.

 This unit also includes a grading guide that shows what each grade (A-E) would look like based on two activities from the unit. This document is also linked to the Achievement Standard for Year 3 Science.

Included are:

  • Editable planner (5 pages)
  • Worksheets and Resources (45 pages)
  • Editable Grading Guide (1 page)
  • Editable learning intentions and success criteria

Outcomes covered:

  • Earth and Space Sciences: · Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day (ACSSU048)
  • Science Endeavour: · Nature and development of science (ACSHE050)
    Use and influence of science (ACSHE051)

Inquiry Skills: ·

  • Questioning and predicting (ACSIS053)
  • Planning and conducting (ACSIS054 & ACSIS055)
  • Processing and analysing data and information (ACSIS057 & ACSIS215)
  • Evaluating (ACSIS058)
  • Communicating (ACSIS060)

→ Please note, other than where stated, this product is not editable.

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