Strand: Earth and Space Sciences
Earth and Weather program content
The weather has a huge impact on our daily lives. Come and investigate weather words, forecasts and …. what to wear? Explore how water, sun and air combine to make weather. How does our world change daily, weekly and seasonally? What is the water cycle? Find out about our earth’s place in space and how that affects all of us. Blast off with “hands-on” rockets.
Foundation Year – Daily and seasonal changes in our environment, including the weather, affect everyday life.
Year 1 – Observable changes occur in the sky and landscape.
Year 2 – Earth’s resources, including water, are used in a variety of ways.
Year 3 – Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day.
Primary Science Understandings
- K/PP – Weather & life
- Yr 1 – Changes all around
- Yr 2 – Water
- Yr 3 – Night & day
What the teachers said about the Earth and Weather show
“The kids found it very entertaining and very informative. Overall it was great!”
“A well presented show, the children loved it and were very engaged in what Mick was doing. Well done on a very successful show! “
“The students really enjoyed the shows and all staff would like Science Alive to visit again”
“A thoroughly enjoyable, entertaining and educational show. Simple and well aimed at the age range”
“All students were very engaged and enthusiastic about the shows. Mick worked well to encourage, entertain and educate the kids. Excellent value for the price too”
“We all really enjoyed the show. Thanks”
“The show directly linked to the curriculum as all classes have been learning about earth and space. Our presenter was fabulous, he was engaging and enthusiastic about science. Everyone loved the show!! Thank you”