Australian Curriculum Version 8.4 Year 3 Science Unit Day and Night

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Help your students understand the phenomena we know as day and night with this unit plan and activity bundle. Bring earth and space science alive as the unit plan walks you through everything you need to thoroughly cover the (ACSSU048) element of the Australian Science Year 3 curriculum. Fun for students, easy for you to implement and an irresistible way to help young minds explore what causes night and day to occur!

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Day and Night Year 3 Unit Plan and Activities

Help your students understand the phenomena we know as day and night with this unit plan and activity bundle. Bring earth and space science alive as the unit plan walks you through everything you need to thoroughly cover the (ACSSU048) element of the Australian Science Year 3 curriculum. Fun for students, easy for you to implement and an irresistible way to help young minds explore what causes night and day to occur!

The Complete Day and Night Unit

Bring the fun back into learning about day and night as you guide your students through the following Australian Curriculum Year 3 Science content descriptors:
– Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day (ACSSU048)
– Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships (ACSHE050)
– With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on prior knowledge (ACSIS053)
– With guidance, plan and conduct scientific investigations to find answers to questions, considering the safe use of appropriate materials and equipment (ACSIS054)
– Use a range of methods including tables and simple column graphs to represent data and to identify patterns and trends (ACSIS057)
– Compare results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings (ACSIS215)

The content covered in this unit includes:

– Sun, Earth and Moon Research
– Day and Night in Mythology
– How Big is the Sun?
– Comparing the Moon and Sun
– Does the Sun Move?
– Sun, Earth and Moon Interaction
– Modelling the Sun, Earth and Moon Interaction

Your purchase includes:
– Unit Plan – internet links are provided in some lessons to support the lesson content. Internet connection will be required for these lessons.
– Assessment Rubric
– Activity Bundle – this activity bundle includes a variety of activities including workbooks, crafts, posters, experiments and suggested assessment activities.

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FAQ
Can I share this resource with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
On what size paper is this resource best printed?
This resource is designed to be printed on A4 sized paper. To fit other paper sizes, ensure you hit ‘fit to page’ before printing.

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Disclaimer:

This unit plan is a guide only. Teachers should use discretion when implementing. some questions have been provided to help guide students thinking but more specific questions should be added to develop conversation and deeper learning. Students should be encouraged to ask questions themselves as well.

Please note: internet and YouTube access are required to follow the unit plan.

This is a digital product only. It will be sent to you by email to download once payment has been processed.

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