Weather and Pressure - 21 March 2013 Stream 1 - 09:30
Provider: Fizzics Education
Presenter: Ben Newsome
Date: 21 March 2013
Start Time: 09:30
End Time: 10.3
Duration: 60 minutes
Closing Date: Bookings Close 16-Mar-12
Availability: DEC and Non-DEC
DEC Positions: 4
Non-DEC Positions: 2
Price: $110 inc. GST per class of 30 students
KLA Syllabus: Primary
KLA Stage/s: Stage 2,Stage 3,Parents
KLA Year/s: Year 3,Year 4,Year 5,Year 6
Key Learning Area/s: Science and Technology
KLA Keyword/s: Science and Technology
Event Overview: What is air pressure? Why are low and high pressure areas important?
How are clouds formed? What is our atmosphere made of anyway?
What conditions are needed to cause tornados?
What causes drought and how can scientists help?
Students will gain an appreciation of meteorology and gain insight into how our climate operates.
NSW Syllabus Outcomes: Science and Technology
Earth and its Surroundings
ES 2.6: identifies some of the features of the solar system and describes interactions that affect conditions on Earth.
ES 3.6: recognises that the Earth is the source of most materials and resources, and describes phenomena and processes, both natural and human, that form and change the Earth over time.
PP S3.4: identifies and applies processes involved in manipulating, using and changing the form of energy
Fits within COGS Unit 'Local Environments'.
Fits within Primary Connections 'Weather in my World'
Additional Booking Instructions: On booking we will send out a .pdf file which will contain;
- a confirmation of the time/date of the video conference.
- a list of experiment materials we expect that you will have available during the conference. These inexpensive science materials are readily accessible in any supermarket and make the video conference more interactive and engaging for students. Please check these details carefully.
The .pdf file is also a tax invoice which can be forwarded on to your school administration.