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Looking for Science plans that engage students, inspire curiosity and take planning off your to-do list? This Chemical Science Unit includes everything you need, from lesson plans and PowerPoint slides, through to experiments and assessment.


Through this unit, students recognise that objects can be composed of different materials and describe the observable properties of those materials.


This resource is also available as part of my money saving bundle! Foundation Science Bundle

|| Updated 2024||


What's included?

Chemical Science PowerPoint:

  • 190 + slides.

  • Vocabulary loading slides.

  • Lesson aligned slides with warm-ups, content and conclusions.

  • Hyperlinked contents.

  • Bonus templates.


12 x Detailed Lesson Plans

  • 65 pages of activities and lessons.

  • Learning intentions.

  • Detailed steps.

  • Resource lists.

  • Activities with flexible options.

  • Assessment rubric.

  • Cover pages.


Lesson Outline

Lesson 1: All About Objects - Investigating different materials.

Lesson 2: A Material Mystery - Guessing a mystery item based on its properties.

Lesson 3: We’re Going on a Material Hunt - Recording and sorting materials from within the classroom.

Lesson 4: Attracted to Science - Exploring magnets.

Lesson 5: What’s Waterproof? - Investigating materials by submerging toys.

Lesson 6: Teddy Gets a Raincoat - Creating a raincoat for Teddy.

Lesson 7: Snuggled in Science - Investigating materials and warmth.

Lesson 8: A Suitcase of Science - Exploring the properties of materials and how these are combined on clothing.

Lesson 9: Billy Goats’ Bridge - Billy Goat weight experiment.

Lesson 10: My Favourite Toy - Exploring the materials and properties of toys.

Lesson 11: Material Masterpiece - Sorting and grouping materials based on observable properties.

Lesson 12: Diving into Materials - Assessment: Designing a submarine (links to ‘Grandudes Submarine on Youtube).


Bonus: This unit has recently been revised and updated to align with the Australian V9 curriculum. The old unit has also been included as a separate file via Dropbox and Google Drive. Please note that some lessons have been integrated and refreshed from other year levels, to align with curriculum updates.


Foundation & Pre-Primary Chemical Science Unit | Australian CurriculumV8 & V9

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