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New Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum

ST2-7NE - Describes interactions between objects that result from contact and non-contact forces.
WT 2.2 - Applies a design process and uses some specialised tools, equipment, materials and techniques to produce solutions that address specific design criteria.
P S2.5.3 - Describes ways different products are designed and produced and the ways people interact with them.

Stage 3
PS3.5.3 - Describes systems used to produce or manufacture products and social and environmental influences on product design.
BE S3.5.1 - Describes systems and how social and environmental factors influence the design of built environments.
I S3.5.2 - Describes information and communication systems and how social influences impact on their design and use.
P S3.5.3 - Describes systems used to produce or manufacture products and social and environmental influences on product design.

Stage 2 & Stage 3
ST2-1VA, ST3-1VA - Shows interest in and enthusiasm for science and technology, responding to their curiosity, questions and perceived needs, wants and opportunities.
WT 3.2 - Plans and implements a design process selecting specialised tools, equipment, materials and techniques to produce solutions that consider constraints.

Stage 2 & Stage 3
ST2-3VA, ST3-3VA - Develops informed attitudes about the current and future use and influence of science and technology based on reason.

Stage 2 & Stage 3
ST2-1VA, ST3-1VA - Shows interest in and enthusiasm for science and technology, responding to their curiosity, questions and perceived needs, wants and opportunities.

New Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum - English
Stage 3
EN3-2A – Reading and viewing
Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies.
* Respond to, read and view texts.
EN2-2A - Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features.
EN2-9B - Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts.

Activity Ideas

Select an educational iPad App and review it based on its entertainment and educational value. What makes a good learning game for you?

Design your own educational computer game. It needs to help kindergarten aged children recognise and learn sounds. What characters could you use? What ideas will you have for actions and controls? Research how computers have changed the way we learn. Try and imagine how different your life would be without any devices or computers, or even mobile phones.

Key

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  • Science & Technology
  • Human Society & its Environment
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Arts
  • Personal Education