What’s in a reaction? Chemical Sciences Australian Science Curriculum V9 (P-6)

Learning Focus
Australian Curriculum
Start Date
30 Mar, 2023
Enrol by
16 Mar, 2023
Program Description

This program will focus on the teaching and learning of reactions and changes in Chemical Sciences through understanding content, using contexts from science as a human endeavour and using an inquiry model informed by scientific inquiry.

Program Outcomes

By engaging in this workshop, participants will:

  • know the changes to the Chemical Sciences sub-strand content in the revised Australian Science Curriculum V9
  • understand the changes to achievement standards for the Chemical Sciences sub-strand
  • gain clarity and direction to the essential content of the Chemical Sciences sub-strand that students should learn across the P – 6 years of schooling
  • plan quality units, including hands-on practical activities and experiments, through inquiry practices.
Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning


Location, Date & Time

This 1-day session will be held face-to-face

Term 1 – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

  • Thursday 30 March 2023 – Venue TBA