Early Stage One teaching resources

The Early Stage One (Kindergarten) resources provide opportunities to incorporate sun safety content and outcomes across the Early Stage One PDHPE and Science and Technology syllabuses through cross-curricular and project-based learning pedagogical approaches.

A range of materials are provided for use with students with varying competencies. Some video links provide good visual stimulus however introduce content aimed primarily at older students. They can be used with students or to assist teachers to develop their own understanding of sun safety.

Using an investigation of safe practices relating to the sun and the skin, students will use critical thinking skills and research, evaluate, investigate, design and communicate to explore strategies that can be effectively implemented to make their world safer from UV radiation.

Through a key focus on the five forms of sun protection (Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek, Slide), students can experience learning as a Myth Buster or a Designer, creating hat and shade shelter designs as well as learning about the impact of UV radiation on the skin.

Teachers can choose between pathways that enable either a student-centred design that allows discovery via a range of stimulus activities, or a teacher-directed module that encourages student collaboration. Teachers are encouraged to use appropriate resources to suit the end goal.

Stage statements for the Science and Technology and PDHPE syllabuses can be found at: https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/home
 


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Download a single file containing all the resources for Early Stage One:

E1. Complete package of teaching resources

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Alternatively, download individual resources:

E1.a. Unit Program

Provides the overview of the whole Unit with guidance on the different ways to use the resources, as well as listing all resources for the Stage.

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E1.b. SMART Notebook

SMART Notebook version of the Unit Program.

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E1.c. Unit PowerPoint presentation

PowerPoint version of the Unit Program.

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Worksheets, information sheets and infographics

 



E1.1.a. Gallery walk worksheet

GRAB AND GO! The Gallery walk worksheet gives a taste of all the content for Early Stage One.

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E1.2.1.a. Myths about sun protection

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E1.2.1.b. Reporter’s notebook

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E1.2.1.c. The five Ss of sun safety

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E1.2.2.f. Create a cubby house or hat

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PowerPoint presentations
 

E1.1.c. Introduction to specialists

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Videos and animations
 

E1.1.b. Introduction to specialists

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E1.2.2.a. Shade design: UV, climate and comfort

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E1.2.2.b. Introduction to shade design for UV protection

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All resources
 

E1. Complete package of teaching resources

A single file that contains all the resources for Early Stage One.

Download (.zip - File Size: 1.06GB)

* Please note that larger file sizes may take some time to download.

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