Science Week 2021

National Science Week is as great a time to celebrate science and technology throughout classrooms in Australia. In 2021, it will take place from 14 – 22 August. Here are some great resources to get students excited about science – in Science Week and beyond.

1. Junior Scientists Series

This three-part series is designed to help teachers of Years 1, 2 and 3 meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum in their science classes. Each book is full of activities that give students the opportunity to explore four areas of science: biology, physics, chemistry, and earth and space – with each activity page paired with teachers’ notes.

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2. Discovering Science - Lower Primary

This range includes Teacher Resource Books written by experienced educators, Fiction Topic Books that make science more accessible by teaching concepts through a fictional story, and Non Fiction Topic Books that include engaging scientific and historical photographs that give opportunities for classroom discussion.

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3. Slime Lab

Slim Lab turns children into chemists as they make their own glow-in-the-dark slime, learn about slime molds, and explore where slime occurs naturally in nature.

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4. Crafty Science

Award-winning author Jane Bull combines art, craft, and cooking activities with gentle scientific learning, introducing young children to the wonders of science through hands-on craft projects. Crafty Science makes concepts like buoyancy, gravity, and aerodynamics accessible to kids through play.

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5. Eyewitness Series

Packed full of photos and detailed illustrations, the Eyewitness series introduces children to the world around us, including animals, crystals, fossils, and space.

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