Year 3 Term 2

The third unit of inquiry is HOW THE WORLD WORKS

Central idea:

Scientific principles help to explain how things work

Key Concepts: Reflection and Change

Related Concepts: chemical and physical change, processes

Lines of Inquiry

  •       Investigating scientific principles
  •       Results may be affected by changes
  •       New knowledge helps us to understand

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HOW THE WORLD WORKS PREVIOUS YEARS 

Central Idea:

Scientific principles are used in the production of the food we consume.

 

 

Key Concepts: Change, Causation

Lines of inquiry:

  • Types of food
  • The scientific principles involved in the production of food
  • How people are involved in the production of food

Frontloading resources

Livebinder

 

The students reflected about the processes involved and shared their understanding using flowcharts, mindmaps and tools like tellagami.

 

Using tellagami to explain the process from sugar cane seed to sugar.

 

View the previous Year Three’s excursion to the Madura Tea Factory and to the Super Bee to observe the processes involved at these companies.

 

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FROM FARM TO TABLE YOU TUBE

FOOD PRODUCTION YOU TUBE

WHERE DOES OUR MILK COME FROM? YOU TUBE

FRONTLOADING RESOURCES ICT TOOLS
LIVEBINDER

THE STORY OF MILK

4H VIRTUAL FARM

FROM FARM TO TABLE – MILK

EDMODO

RESOURCES – WHO WILL BUY

WEBLINKS RETRIEVAL CHART

VIRTUAL TOURS FLOWCHART ONLINETOOLS

FOOD FACTS

CADBURY WEBSITE

ICT

APPS – HOW TO USE DOODLE BUDDY

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