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Discovering Series

Discovering Geography

Discovering History

Discovering Science

 

The Discovering Series

Discovering Series

     

Cover the Australian Curriculum: Geography, Science & History with ease

Our Discovering resources are a solution to teaching the Australian Curriculum for Science, History and now Geography at Primary levels. Discovering HistoryDiscovering Science and Discovering Geography comprise of comprehensive, three-level teacher and student resources that assist with the implementation, lesson planning and on-going teaching and learning of the Australian Curriculum. The Discovering resources provide a clear, integrated, pedagogy and professional development that will inspire you to develop creative lessons to engage your students.

Award-winning resources for Foundation to Year 6

We are very proud of Discovering History for winning Best Primary Student Resource - Arts/Science/Humanities at the Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAA) in 2013. In 2014, Discovering Science was Commended by the EPAA judges. This year, Discovering Geography has won the Primary Resource (F-6) prize at the Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA) 2015 Awards.

The Discovering Components

Discovering GeographyDiscovering Science and Discovering History each contain Teacher Resource Books for Lower, Middle and Upper Primary with suggested learning sequences, BLMs or hands on practicals, answers and support materials. Each series also include Student Topic Books and Topic Picture Cards.

Teacher Resource Books

Written and reviewed by experienced classroom teachers with subject expertise, the Teacher Resource Books tie together all the components in the series, while providing a coherent structure and approach to teaching the Australian Curriculum for History, Science and now Geography for Years F-6. These books provide the background understanding and strategies needed to implement the Australian Curriculum and suggest ideas to engage learners through a variety of resources, texts and activities.

Key features of the Teacher Resource Books include:

  • subject-specific pedagogy
  • unpacking of the Australian Curriculum
  • learning sequences
  • blackline masters or practicals
Discovering Series Teacher Resource Books
Discovering History Student Topic Book

Student Topic Books

The engaging Student Topic Books provoke curiosity and make topics accessible to the learner through a range of nonfiction and fiction books, as well as comic books for middle and upper primary levels inDiscovering Science and Discovering Geography

The books can be used to explore a topic as a whole class or in groups, and for selected or take-home reading.

Topic Picture Cards

Available in print and digital formats, the Picture Cards provide visual stimulus for classroom discussion. These cards are included with each Teacher Resource Book.

Discovering Geography Picture Cards
Discovering Geography Student Topic Book

Key Features

  • Teacher Resource Books support the implementation of the Australian Curriculum for Science, History and Geography, F-6.
  • Explicit learning sequences integrate and link to Topic Picture Cards and Student Topic Books to support teaching the curriculum. 
  • BLMs and hands on practical activities help students engage with the content.
  • Student Topic Books include nonfiction for all series, and also fiction and comic books for Discovering Science and Discovering Geography.
  • Topic Picture Cards are available in both print and digital formats.