Strand: Physical Sciences
Energy and Change program content
An exciting senior Physical Sciences overview. Energy basics, sun, food, light, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, gravity, mechanical, movement and stored energy and forces. Energy transfer and change.
Year 4 – Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance.
Year 5 – Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted.
Year 6 – Energy from a variety of sources can be used to generate electricity.
Year 6 – Electrical circuits provide a means of transferring and transforming electricity
Year 7 – Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces acting on the object.
Primary Science Understandings
- Yr 4 – Movement
- Yr 5 – Light
- Yr 6 – Energy
What the teachers said about the Energy and Change show
We just love these shows. Thank you.
Absolutely engaging and relevant. Mick rocked!
Thank you for a great incursion Mick. We look forward to booking again.
All class teachers expressed how engaging & valid the shows were for the students. You showed many science experiments that inspired the students.
Very entertaining and educational. You held the students attention for the entire hour. Great experiments!
Thank you for your stimulating presentation. All students were focused and enjoyed the experiments. The presenters animated personality really connected with the children. We would love to continue with this show. Thank you.
A fabulous show. I learnt lots and the kids did too. Thanks.
“Thank you for your stimulating presentation. All students were focused and enjoyed the experiments. The presenter’s animated personality really connected with the children. We would love to continue with this show. Thank you.”
The children were able to make connections to their science topics and came away with new understandings. Mick was a fantastic and highly engaging presenter. Our students loved all aspects of the shows he presented and could not stop talking about it for the rest of the day. We will be booking you again in the future. Thank you!
The presentation was interesting and engaging. The inquiry approach was very effective. Thank you.