Strand: Physical Sciences
Push, Pull and Move program content
What makes things move and change? Does shape or weight effect movement? Explore the pushes and pulls in our lives including air, gravity and toys. Feel the strength of water. Discover that air can push and can be used to fly and power rockets.
Foundation Year – The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape.
Year 2 – A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape.
Year 4 – Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance.
This show can include Yr4 if requested
Primary Science Understandings
- K/PP –Movement
- Yr 2 – Pushing & pulling
What the teachers said about the Push Pull Move Show
“Very exciting and relevant. The students were very engaged and excited by the shows, lots of great feedback from students and teachers alike.”
“It was an informative, engaging and relevant performance. The kids loved it and learnt a lot.”
“Very relevant to the school curriculum. All teachers that attended the session were very pleased with the outcomes, knowledge and content and variety of experiments to demonstrate skill. Thank you.”
“Thank you for an excellent and thoroughly engaging presentation. My students were amazed by your demonstrations and can’t stop talking about them and they remember every word you said.”
“We really loved Science Alive. Students in each age group were really engaged. The teachers across the whole school were impressed and thought the show was a valuable experience! The students learnt a lot, and this streamed out more with their conversations throughout the week. So easy to organise.”
“Perfect! I have organised several lessons already that use your ideas, ie parachutes, helicopters.”
“Thank you so much for entertaining and educating Balga PS. The students enjoyed the experiments and they were all extremely relevant to what they have learned.”
“Fantastic. All students I spoke to loved it. The teachers were thrilled”