Earth and Beyond

Strand: Earth and Space Sciences

Earth and Beyond program content

An overview of senior Earth and Space Sciences. Our earth’s landscape is ever changing. Shifting tectonic plates cause earthquakes and tsunamis. We examine our changing earth and its place in space, the sun, the moon and our solar system. Come and explore the forces that drive the universe and be amazed by the science of rockets.

Australian Curriculum

Year 4 – Earth’s surface changes over time as a result of natural processes and human activity
Year 5 – The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun)
Year 6 – Sudden geological changes or extreme weather conditions can affect Earth’s surface.
Year 7 – Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by the relative positions of the sun, Earth and the moon.

Primary Science Understandings

  • Yr 4 – Earth’s changes
  • Yr 5 – Our solar system
  • Yr 6/7 – Earthquakes & eclipses

What the teachers said about the Earth and Beyond program

“Excellent entertainment and education. Also a lot cheaper than Scitech.”
Gwynne Park Primary School Yr 4-7