This unit on Investigating Rockpools
highlights how the Australian Curriculum: Science can be used alongside
teachers’ ‘good teaching practices’ that have been developed over the years.
The unit is organised so students:
- Prepare themselves to do a
field trip to a rockpool environment
- Collect data while on their
- Present and analyse their data
- Develop a communication project
about the conservation of the marine environment.
The Australia Curriculum is in its final stages of
development and is progressively being applied across Australia. The curriculum
activities provided will meet many Content Descriptions from year 5 through to
year 9. Teachers should identify which content descriptions they wish to assess
and strengthen the provided activities and add additional assessment tasks.
Download rockpool curriculum pdfDownload relevant Content Descriptions for the Australian Curriculum