Year 5

Lesson 7 • Questioning communicators

Students prepare to undertake the role of science communicators by re-examining substances, considering what questions their audience might ask about them, and preparing possible responses and further questions to ask.

Communicating matters

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Students will:

  • re-examine substances and considering how to answer questions about them, with supporting evidence.
  • predict the behaviour of the particles that make up difficult to categorise substances.
  • consider how they are building on the work of other scientists and science communicators.

Students will represent their understanding as they:

  • contribute to discussions about difficult to classify substances.
  • consider ways to effectively communicate science ideas.