Year 3 - Year 6

Year levelSubjectContent description
 Year 3  Technologies Suitability and safe practice when using materials, tools and equipment for a range of purposes (ACTDEK013)
Year 4 Technologies Define a sequence of steps to design a solution for a given task
Year 5 Technologies

Define a problem, and set of sequenced steps, with users making a decision to create a solution for a given task

Develop and communicate alternative solutions, and follow design ideas, using annotated diagrams, storyboards and appropriate technical terms

Year 6  Technologies

How people address competing considerations, including sustainability when designing products, services and environments for current and future use (ACTDEK019) 

Define a problem, and a set of sequenced steps, with users making decisions to create a solution for a given task

Year 4 Science

Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive (ACSSU073)

Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can influence their use (ACSSU074)

Year 6 Science

Changes to materials can be reversible or irreversible (ACSSU095)

Year 3 Visual arts

Experimentation with a variety of techniques and use of art processes, such as weaving, photomontage or painting in artwork (ACAVAM111)

Presentation of an idea to an audience and reflection of the visual art elements and materials used in artwork (ACAVAM112)

Year 4 Visual arts

Use of visual art elements and selection of materials, media and/or technologies to create specific artwork (ACAVAM111)

Presentation of a message to an audience and reflection of the visual art elements and materials used in artwork (ACAVAM112)

Year 6  Visual arts

Application of visual art elements and selection of materials, media and/or technologies, to communicate an idea, belief or viewpoint (ACAVAM115)

Year 4 Geography

The natural resources (e.g. water, timber, minerals) provided by the environment and different views on how they can be used sustainably (ACHASSK090)

Year 5 Economics and business

Due to scarcity, choices need to be made about how limited resources are used (e.g. using the land to grow crops or to graze cattle) (ACHEK001)

Year 6 Economics and business

The impact consumer purchasing decisions can have on a family, the broader community (e.g. purchasing from the local growers' market or a supermarket chain) and the environment (e.g. pollution, waste)