These materials have been produced for units offered by the Faculty of Education in Deakin University’s flexible learning program.

Ideas for Teaching Science: Years P-8 was written by Russell Tytler and Peter Hubber.

Science Concepts: Years 5-10 was written by Peter Hubber.

Published by Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3217, Australia
First published 2005

© Deakin University 2005

Produced by Learning Services, Deakin University
Printed by Deakin Print Services


These materials were prepared by Peter Hubber and Russell Tytler, based on work contained in Ideas for Teaching Primary Science, © Deakin University 2000, written by Leissa Kelly, Russell Tytler and Beverley Jane, The Science of Toys and Tricks: Activity Book, © Deakin University 2000, written by Russell Tytler, and Energy and Society: Study Guide, © Deakin University 2000, written by Peter Hubber.

We wish to thank the Gould League for permission to include its works in these study materials.

We wish to thank the following for their assistance in producing video materials used in these works: Ian Robottom, Coral Campbell, Georgina Herbert, Doug Wade, Paul Jeffreys and the staff, students and parents of The Geelong College for video clips in ‘An integrated curriculum—case study’; St Thomas the Apostle Primary School, Blackburn, Clayton South Primary School and Syndal South Primary School for video clips in ‘Primary science education: insights into practice’.