Separating Mixtures is a 4-part lesson series about separating mixtures based on a winery waste investigation. This lesson is based on the teachers experience in the Teacher Researcher in Partnership program working with a researcher in the Land and Water business unit of CSIRO looking at pomace from winery waste.
|Author||Pam Burt, West Moreton Anglican College, Queensland|
|Nature of the inquiry problem||Students will investigate mixtures and separation techniques and apply this knowledge to develop ideas to makes better use of biomass.|
|Suitable year levels and subject areas||Year 8 - 10 Australian Curriculum|
Mixtures, including solution, contain a combination of pure substances that can be separated using a range pf techniques (ACSSU113)
Identify and investigate issues involving numerical data collected from primary and secondary sources (ACMSP169)
Calculate mean, medians, mode and range for sets of data. Interpret these statistics in the context of data (ACMSP171)
|Student Learning Outcomes*||
At the end of the inquiry students will:
Work booklet, research (collaborative or individual)
Informal, formative assessment is built into this week long investigation.
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