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Physical Science

Explore heat, forces, magnetism, light, pressure, energy and more as we inspire your students to love science!

 

RECOMMENDED FOR YEARS 3-6

This incursion challenges students to think critically about forces and energy and explore their various forms in innovative ways. They will investigate heat and discover how it can be used effectively as a source of energy.  Students will identify friction, magnetism and pressure as contact and non-contact forces, and investigate how different materials impact their movements.Additionally to this, student will explore a 'science museum' rotation covering many areas of physical science. 

Our qualified teachers are fantastic at tailoring this session to suit your focus so please give us as much detail as possible and we will make it happen. 

All you need to do is check the criteria in 'Important Information' below and we will do the rest.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • A large unfurnished Gymnasium or Hall is required for this incursion
  • Our instructor will arrive an hour before your start time to set up
  • This session runs for 90 minutes.
  • 33 students maximum per session (approximately)
  • We will structure the sessions around your school timetable
  • Teachers must be present during the session
  • A minimum 75% deposit must be made 7 days from the date of booking for your incursion to go ahead.
  • You will be invoiced in accordance to your normal student numbers. Please let us know if there are any variations on the day and we will amend the invoice accordingly.

Physical Science

Focus

This incursion has been designed around areas of the grade 3-6 science curriculum.

Common focus areas throughout this incursion are:

  • Heat
  • Forces
  • Magnetism
  • Potential and kinetic energy
  • Light, reflection and refraction
  • Pressure
  • Predicting
  • Investigating
  • Communicating observations

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

We have a couple of high energy children who were completely engaged in all of the activities. They were open ended and engaging for all abilities and interests. Everything was wonderful - I have recommended you to all of our staff. Thanks!

Fairfield Primary School

Your teaching staff were wonderful. They were excellent with all age groups and the students were absorbed by the incursions

Scoresby PS

Mel was amazing, the quality of resources and knowledge was impressive. The kids were absolutely buzzing after and we have now set up a Tinkering area in the room for the rest of the unit. Inspiring and thorough, Mel was great with managing the kids and having them engaged. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!

Blackburn Lake PS

Absolutely all students were fully engaged. The Instructor was amazing and he did so well managing the students and ensuring they took out the most out of your program. THANK YOU!

Ilim College, Glenroy

Presenters were extremely good. My students were very excited and enjoyed the experience. My girls wrote about the opportunity to use a screwdriver, they loved it. Well done to everyone.

Glenroy West PS

Our students were so engaged. They all found something to do. They got to work together, follow rules and have fun. They also experienced working with wheels and building. It was a wonderful activity for 37 children in our program. Emily was positive, helpful and calm. Thank you

Morrabin PS

Brilliant! Brent's approach was very child centred and the content of the incursion fitted perfectly with our program content. Brent and his assistants really engaged with our students and took the time to explore movement with them in each of the toy play stations. Thank you!

Kingsgrove Public School

Thank you Brent for your organisation and enthusiasm with our Billy Carts incursion. Our students had a fantastic time and loved the hands on activities you provided.

St Kevins PS, Hampton Park

All students were highly engaged and really enjoyed it. Your instructor you provided was sensational and knew how to control the students.

Burwood PS

Very prepared and all children involved in each task. Instructions were clear and easy to understand. Each task was engaging and extremely fun!

Tucker Road PS