Early Stage 1 – Stage 1
The Science of the Ball
This program focuses upon the science of a cricket ball. The students will compare and contrast a cricket ball with other types of balls through a narrative written specifically for this program, investigation and experience. This is a hands on visit. Students will require a hat, sport clothes and shoes as well as a supply of water for the out door activity.
Download Pre-Activity. The PowerPoint and Student Worksheet are available to confirmed bookings
NSW K-6 Syllabus Outcomes
Values and Attitudes
V2 Respects the right of others to hold different values and attitudes from their own.
V5 Willingly participates in regular physical activity.
1.2 Identifies some operations available when making simple decisions / Recalls past experiences in making decisions.
1.3 Relates well to others in work and play situations / Develops positive relationships with peers and other people.
1.4 Demonstrates a general awareness of how basic movement skills apply in play and other introductory movement experiences / Demonstrates maturing performance of basic movement and compositional skills in a variety of predictable situations.
1.5 Seeks help as needed when faced with simple problems / Draws on past experiences to solve familiar problems.
1.6 Develops a repertoire of physical activities in which they can participate / Participates in physical activity, recognising that it can be both enjoyable and important for health.
Games and Sports
1.8 Demonstrates fundamental movement skills while playing with and sharing equipment
Performs fundamental movement skills with equipment in minor games.
1.4 Uses concrete materials and / or pictorial representations to support conclusions / Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained.
1.5 Links mathematical ideas and makes connections with, and generalisations about, existing knowledge and understanding.
1.2 Combines, separates and compares collections of objects, describes using everyday language and records using informal methods.
1.1 Represents and interprets data displays made from objects and pictures / Gathers and organises data, displays data using column and picture graphs and interprets the results.
Space and Geometry
1.1 Manipulates, sorts and represents three-dimensional objects and describes them using everyday language.
Science and Technology
1.9 Identifies and uses a limited range of equipment, computer-based technology, materials and other resources when undertaking exploration and production / Selects and uses a range of equipment, computer-based technology, materials and other resources to undertake an investigation or design task.
1.7 Investigates their surroundings by observing, questioning, exploring and reporting / Conducts guided investigations by observing, questioning, predicting, collecting and recording data, and suggesting possible explanations.
Designing and Making
1.8 Generates own ideas and designs through trial and error, play, modelling and making / Develops and implements own design ideas in response to an investigation of needs and wants.