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


Through this unit, students describe how objects move and how factors including their size, shape or material influence their movement.


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


|| Updated 2024||


What's included?

Physical Science PowerPoint:

  • 180 + slides.
  • Vocabulary loading slides.
  • Lesson aligned slides with warm-ups, content and conclusions.
  • Hyperlinked contents.
  • Bonus templates.


12 x Detailed Lesson Plans

  • 55 pages of activities and lessons.
  • Learning intentions.
  • Detailed steps. 
  • Resource lists.
  • Activities with flexible options.
  • Assessment rubric.
  • Cover pages.


Lesson Outline

Lesson 1: Let’s Move - Exploring ways our body moves.

Lesson 2: Movement Spies - Identifying the ways things move in the environment.

Lesson 3: Squishy Science - Moving Playdough.

Lesson 4: Toying with Movement - Investigating how toys move.

Lesson 5:  On a Roll - Exploring how objects move down a ramp.

Lesson 6: Rock and Roll - STEM investigation, get ‘Ricky the Rock’ to roll.

Lesson 7: Can You Move It? - Investigating how different sized balls move.

Lesson 8: Bouncing Around - Investigating which balls bounce the highest.

Lesson 9: The Great Egg Bounce - Bouncing egg experiment.

Lesson 10: Spinning Around - Creating spinners.

Lesson 11: Just Keep Spinning - Investigating how surfaces impact movement.

Lesson 12: Toy Scientists - Design a toy.


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 Physical Science - Australian Curriculum Aligned

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