Friction and Floating

YEAR GROUPS: year 4
CURRICULUM TOPICS: Critical and Creative Thinking, Physical Sciences, STEM

Lesson Schedule -  Fricton and Floating

In an integrated approach, a week full of activities is outlined to link an AQWA visit to this curriculum topic. Helping you with ideas, planning and ensuring you get the most out of your excursion.

LESSON PLAN -  Boat Builder

Students gain an understanding of the role of shape as they investigate 'What makes something sink or float?'

LESSON PLAN -  Orange Plops

Students gain further understanding of density as they investigate what makes something float or sink.

LESSON PLAN -  Rainbow Tower

In this progression of the topic 'What makes something sink or float?' students now investigate differences in the densities of various liquids.

LESSON PLAN -  Floating Fish

Students investigate features that help living things to float, which enable sea creatures to swim.

Themed excursions

The ultimate excursion experience. Whole schools or multi-stream year groups can enjoy a full day of engaging curriculum themed activities, with extra time to explore and exclusive use of our Function Centre.

Overnight Observer

year 3 - SPECIAL EVENT

Overnight Observer is a series of sleepovers just for Year 3! Students will observe sunset, sunrise and everything that happens in between while exploring marine diversity, classification and more!

Meet an Author

Pre Primary, year 1, year 2

This exclusive full-day experience is a literary adventure that your students will love!

Under Construction

year 5, year 6

Students embark on a quest to build an underwater city. They learn from the masters of ocean architecture (corals) then put their skills to the test in a series of design challenges.

Queen Celine

Pre Primary, year 1, year 2

Immerse yourself in this stunning picture book exhibition and workshop brought to you by The Literature Centre.

Ocean Orchestra

year 1, year 2, year 3, year 4, year 5, year 6

Students meet the creatures of a coral reef to discover that all creatures are different and this is what makes them special. We’ll also introduce who does what, and why each creature is important, in a thriving city of the sea.

Different by Design

Pre Primary, year 1, year 2, year 3, year 4, year 5, year 6 - SPECIAL EVENT

Celebrate science week with a day of discovery and investigation.

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