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Science / Year 3 / Science inquiry / Planning and conducting

Curriculum content descriptions

follow procedures to make and record observations, including making formal measurements using familiar scaled instruments and using digital tools as appropriate (AC9S3I03)

Elaborations
  • using appropriate equipment to make and record observations, such as digital cameras, video, voice recorders and scaled instruments with appropriate increments
  • exploring how to use equipment such as thermometers or measuring cylinders and making readings with guidance
  • collaboratively designing a table to collect observations in the form of numerical data, written descriptions, drawings or photos
  • identifying and taking on roles in group work, such as setting up the equipment, making observations, recording observations and ensuring safe behaviours
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Data representation,  Data collection,  Instrumentation (Technology),  Instructions,  SI units

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