Learning objects Science under the microscope

TLF ID M015339

A student-focused mobile web application that tests students? knowledge of the NSW Science curriculum. It will reuse videos and other components of 2010 Murder under the Microscope (Shockwave on the Shoreline) to provide a series of clues that unfold as the student answers science questions correctly. After receiving all the clues the student can then enter the victim, villain and crime site to see if they have correctly figured out the mystery.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a game-based resource that targets the Australian Curriculum cross curriculum priority of sustainability while simultaneously engaging students in problems solving and drawing evidence based conclusions (science skills in the Australian Curriculum) in a highly engaging activity for science students from years 5 to 9. It also develops an appreciation of Science as a human endeavour.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10

Learning area
  • Science
  • Technologies

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
  • Organization: NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
  • Organization: NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education and Communities, 2013.