Learning Experiences Link With The Following Content Descriptors
Lesson 1 Engage: Mentally engages students, captures interest, Able to express what they know Show the students an introductory video on condensation and evaporation. Take students on a nature walk and ask the students to locate examples of condensation and evaporation.
These learning experiences link with the following content descriptors:
“Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships (ACSHE050)” (Australian Curriculum and Assessment Reporting Authority [ACARA], 2016).
Lesson 2 Explore: Hands on activity, explore the concept or skill. Make sense of the concept or skill (this may take more than 1 lesson and be combined with explore) Use ice cubes and a heat lamp to explore the concept of evaporation. Place the jar in a hessian bag and do the same process. Have students make assumptions on what will happen prior to the experiment and discuss the results afterwards. These learning experiences link with the following content descriptors:
“Compare results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings (ACSIS216)” (ACARA, 2016).
Lesson 3 Explain: Explanations are made on the concept or skill. Explanation follows experience. Get the students to complete a fill in the blank worksheet by asking them to choose the definition that goes best with the statements. After that, sit the students in a circle and pass around a ball and whoever catches the ball must answer a question about a concept…