PrimaryConnections

PrimaryConnections: Linking science with literacy is the Australian Academy of Science's flagship primary school science program. It is an innovative approach to teaching and learning which aims to enhance primary school teachers' confidence and confidence for teaching science. 

The Primary Connections: Linking Science with Literacy project is supported by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training through the Maths and Science Participation Program.

Primary Connections is currently trialling two new curriculum units in over 60 school across the country. The development of these new units has been made possible thanks to support by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training through the Maths and Science Participation Program.
Interested in undertaking hands-on, practical Professional Learning? We offer a variety of government-funded workshops for pre-service and in-service teachers. Check the calendar to see what is upcoming in your region.
Who lies behind Primary Connections? We're spread out across the country—Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth! Take a peak at the team.
Explore our inquiry-based curriculum units designed to enhance primary school teachers' confidence and competence for teaching sicence and literacy.
Teaching Year 4 Biological sciences next term? Have a look at our Among the gum trees range of resources, including the Curriculum unit, Information text, Eucalypt Identification cards, and Student Science Journals. Available for purchase from Abacus Educational Suppliers.
Student Science Journals now available for to support the teaching of Curriculum units across Years 3 to 6! Each full-colour journal allows students to record their work for each unit, provides scaffolding to support their learning, and opportunities for further notes and ideas.