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Science / Year 1 / Science Understanding / Physical sciences

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Curriculum content descriptions

Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed (ACSSU020)

Elaborations
  • recognising senses are used to learn about the world around us: our eyes to detect light, our ears to detect sound, and touch to feel vibrations
  • identifying the sun as a source of light
  • recognising that objects can be seen when light from sources is available to illuminate them
  • exploring different ways to produce sound using familiar objects and actions such as striking, blowing, scraping and shaking
  • comparing sounds made by musical instruments using characteristics such as loudness, pitch and actions used to make the sound
ScOT terms

Light,  Sound,  Hearing,  Touch

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