Young children, Science teaching, Science activities, Inquiry, Scientific concepts, Educational resources, Lower primary years, Preschool education
This resource consists of templates of checklists for teachers of Years F to 2. They are tailored to the Australian Curriculum (AC) F–2 learning outcomes and they are to help record evidence of children’s science learning and to monitor this across time. The checklists have been populated with the AC strands (Science Understanding, Science Inquiry Skills, and Science as a Human Endeavour) and outcomes identified for the four teacher resources accompanying Paper 1: Early years science and integration: Plant treasure hunt, Floating and sinking; Paper 2: Science inquiry skills: Light and shadows, Exploring mixtures.
Australian Council for Educational Research. (2020). Science in the early years: Monitoring science understandings: Checklists for AC Foundation – Year 2. Australian Council for Educational Research. https://research.acer.edu.au/early_childhood_misc/19
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