Oxford Big Ideas Science 7 AC Teacher Kit + obook/assess
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- Sample Pages
Each Teacher Kit includes all pages from the student book scaffolded with wraparound notes on teaching strategies, lesson planning tips, assessment advice and suggested answers—everything you need to seamlessly integrate Oxford Australian Curriculum resources into your teaching program.
obook assess teacher is the obook student text enhanced with additional teacher-focused functionality. It provides complete instructional clarity and tailored instruction. The accompanying assess tool enables teachers to schedule tests, view class progress and results and create reports.
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- includes pages from the student textbook with wraparound teaching notes
- outlines Australian curriculum grids and curriculum links covered by activities and sections of the student textbook
- contains a wealth of practical teaching ideas, strategies and activities directly related to content in the student book and designed to enhance learning in the classroom
- includes answers and suggested responses to all activities in the student textbook and workbook
- includes practical and safety-related support for all experiments and practical activities to ensure schools comply with regulations while students achieve success
- links to obook interactives, videos and relevant weblinks
- includes access to the student obook and interactive workbook
What is The Australian Curriculum: Science?
1 Curiosity, wonder and questioning
BIG IDEA: Nature of science
1.1 What do questions have to do with exploring science?
1.2 How do we explore science safely?
1.3 How do we explore science accurately?
2 Sorting out biodiversity
BIG IDEA: Diversity
2.1 Why do scientists classify?
2.2 How do scientists organise life?
2.3 Where do I fit in?
3 Living in harmony
BIG IDEA: Interdependence
3.1 How do living things interact?
3.2 How do living things adapt and survive?
3.3 How are we affecting biodiversity?
4 Pure or not?
BIG IDEA: Interaction and change
4.1 What is a mixture?
4.2 Who works with mixtures?
4.3 How do we separate mixitures?
5 The Earth, Sun and Moon
BIG IDEA: Systems in space
5.1 How does the Earth interact with the Sun and Moon?
5.2 How do astronomers learn about space?
5.3 What is gravity?
6 Earth’s resources
BIG IDEA: Dynamic Earth
6.1 What are our main energy resources?
6.2 Do we have enough energy resources?
6.3 How do we use other natural resources?
7 Forces in balance
BIG IDEA: Forces and motion
7.1 How do we recognise a force?
7.2 What are simple machines?
7.3 How do we use simple machines?
Michelle Moore has worked as a Laboratory Technician in schools for the past 15 years and is currently employed at Mentone Girls’ Grammar School in this role. Prior to this, Michelle worked as a Laboratory Technician in various organisations and has completed an Associate Diploma in Food Technology at Moorabbin TAFE.
Johanna Chavez (nee de Leon) has a Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Science and is currently completing postgraduate studies in Theology (Marriage and Family). Johanna has worked as a secondary Science, Religious Education and VCE Biology teacher for five years. Johanna enjoys helping students become passionate about Science and loves being creative in her teaching.
Sally Cash is a former secondary Science and Maths teacher in Australia and abroad, and has also worked at the Melbourne Museum and has written numerous science textbooks. Sally is an author on the Oxford Big Ideas Science Australian Curriculum series.
Geoff Quinton was one of the team of writers for the Australian Curriculum Science and in 2010 was Senior Project Officer for Science at ACARA, overseeing the final revisions of the F-10 Curriculum. Geoff has taught science in England and Australia for 22 years, including as a head of learning area. He has produced digital learning materials for senior secondary chemistry courses, and has been an examiner for TEE and WACE examinations. He is an active member of the Science Teachers Association of WA and has been an ASTA councilor. He currently coordinates work between the sectors of education in WA supporting Australian Curriculum implementation. Geoff is an author and series consultant of the Oxford Big Ideas Science Australian Curriculum series.
Australian Curriculum Years 7–10 Course Planners
These course planners, using ACARA documentation as a basis, are general Australian Curriculum scope and sequence charts to help you with your Science planning requirements.
Science course planner
If you would like a printed version of any of these course planners, or an editable MS Word version, please contact your local Oxford Secondary representative.
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