Through an inquiry-based approach, we draw on the principles of Primary Connections to address curriculum requirements of both Science and Design and Technologies in these nine units.

The additional resources below support teachers to authentically embed Design and Technologies in existing science inquiries.

Planning and evaluating

Use this with students to inform how to plan and evaluate products and procedures.

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Facilitating student evidence-based discussions

Use this to guide teacher questioning about student design.

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Embedding the design cycle through science inquiry

Increase links between science and design technologies. Use this resource to inform planning, or to audit existing science inquiries.

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Using a design portfolio throughout science inquiry

A design portfolio is a record of observations, experiences and reflections that provides evidence of the design process and insights of design thinking.

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