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20151126 - Clickfest: Weather and Pressure - 26 November 2015 - 9:30 - Stream 2

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Clickfest: Weather and Pressure


Classifications: Enabled, Events Not to be missed, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Fizzics Education


Presenter: Ben Newsome

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Date: 26 November 2015

Start Time: 9:30

End Time: 10:30am

Duration: 60 minutes

Closing Date: Bookings Close 24-Nov-15

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 4

Non-DEC Positions: 2

Price: $88 inc. GST per class of 30 students (Clickfest price)

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

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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 tornadoes? And more...

Students will gain an appreciation of meteorology and gain insight into how our climate operates.You will also get to run some simple science experiments in your room on air pressure.
More information can be found on the following link: http://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/school+visits/primary+page+2/flight+or+weather.html

Australian Curriculum Outcomes: Science Content

Earth's surface changes over time as a result of natural processes and human activity. (ACSSU075)
Sudden geological changes or extreme weather conditions can affect Earth's surface. (ACSSU096)
Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance. (ACSSU076)
Heat can be produced in many ways and can move from one object to another. (ACSSU049)

Fits within COGS Unit 'Local Environments'.

NSW Syllabus Outcomes: Science and Technology Outcomes: A student
- describes some observable changes over time on the Earth’s surface that result from natural processes and human activity (ST2-8ES)
- explains rapid change at the Earth’s surface caused by natural events, using evidence provided by advances in technology and scientific understanding (ST3-9ES)
- describes everyday interactions between objects that result from contact and non-contact forces (ST2-7PW)

Booking Instructions:

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.A tax invoice will be forwarded on to you for your school administration.

Further Information: For >100 free science experiments you can use in your classroom check out: http://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/Free+experiments.html

You can also join an ongoing weekly series of science clubs too!
More information: http://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/science+club/science+club+video+conference.html

This event is proudly supported by Virtual Excursions Australia http://www.virtualexcursionsaustralia.com.au/

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