Welcome to the Teacher's Toolkit
Our handy Teacher's Toolkit has been designed with busy teachers in mind!
Australian Curriculum Aligned
Unit plans, lesson plans & student activities
'Off-the-shelf' resources save you time!
What's in the Toolkit?
The Teacher's Toolkit contains all the info and resources you need to teach your students about energy, sustainability and more. It's a major time-saver!
You'll find full details of all the topics right here, ready to teach in your classroom. From unit and lesson plans to worksheets and activities – all aligned with the Australian Curriculum and available for Years 1 to 12 – we've got you covered. And with everything in one place, you won't need to go anywhere else!
How to Use Your Teacher's Toolkit
The Teacher's Toolkit has been designed to make it easy for you to guide your students through each of our Curriculum-aligned subjects.
We've also included useful links to relevant website content, so you can quickly access the reference materials you need. Plus, our convenient Lesson Plans can be used as standalone lessons, or as part of the wider unit – the choice is yours!
Let's Break It Down…
Check out the overview of our Unit Plans, Lesson Plans and Student Activities to discover what you'll find in each component.
Our Unit Plans break down each primary subject into smaller topics, providing you with a clear and comprehensive outline of lessons and learning objectives.
By following the Unit Plan over the course of the Term, your students will systematically work through the subject matter, developing their understanding of each topic and achieving the learning outcomes mapped out in the Plan.
- Purpose (General Capabilities and Cross-Curriculum Priorities)
- Unit Outline
- Concepts/Big Idea/Theme
- Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions
- Academic Vocabulary Instruction
- Achievement Standard
- Teaching Sequence
- Learning and Teaching Plan
- Teacher Reflection on Unit Plan
Our comprehensive Lesson Plans provide all the information and resources you need to teach students about each topic covered in the subject's Unit Plan.
In each Lesson Plan, you'll be equipped with a detailed topic overview, rationale and details of supporting activities, intended learning outcomes, a list of topic resources, and ideas for how to extend lessons.
- Teacher Information
- Activity Rationale
- Learning Alerts
- Intended Learning Outcomes
- Required Resources
- Science Language Used
- Activity Details
- Lesson Extension Ideas
- Safety Guide
Student Activities make it super-simple for your students to get ‘hands on' with the subject matter.
Using these activities, students can apply what they've learnt in a fun and practical way that furthers their understanding of the topic. Each activity sheet provides clear instructions on the activity inclusions, a list of required materials, questions to check students' understanding, and additional practical challenges.
- Activity overview
- Materials and equipment list
- Tables, graphs, diagrams
- Additional challenges
The foundation for teaching energy in the classroom!
A Quick Tip
The Teacher's Toolkit resources are supported by the knowledge bank. So if you’re curious to see what topics we’ve got covered, check out the Knowledge Bank and have a browse before you get started!