Learning objects Mine rescue

TLF ID L36

Rescue three miners trapped by fire. Select and test gases to find out which gas will put out the fire and which gas the miners can breathe.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify a fire-retardant gas and a life-supporting gas.
  • Students explore the chemical properties of common gases.
Year level

5; 6

Learning area
  • science
Strand
  • Science/Natural and processed materials
Concept
  • Science/Simple experiments
  • Science/Heat
  • Science/Disasters
  • Science/Matter
  • Science/Physical properties
Skill
  • Analysis;
  • Application;
  • Comprehension;
  • Knowledge
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Experiment;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

Contributors
  • Subject matter expert
  • Technical implementer
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
  • Generic
Learning resource type
  • Interactive Resource
Browsers
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
  • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Platform requirements
  • Initial load time and load time on some screens may exceed 10 seconds on a dedicated 64 kbps connection due to the use of rich media content.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.