Planning, programming and assessing science and technology K-6

Science and technology is mandatory for all students from Kindergarten to Year 6.

How to develop effective scope and sequences

Planning tools

Planning tools help you map the outcomes and plan the focus skills.

Thinking skills

The thinking skills encompass the productive, purposeful, and intentional thinking that underpin effective learning in science and technology and provide students with a framework for solving problems. Watch short videos about thinking skills.


The Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus integrates the working scientifically and the design and production skills throughout the strands of:

  • living world
  • material world
  • physical world
  • Earth and space
  • digital technologies.

It includes a section on supporting students with disability assisting you to adapt your programme to suit the individual needs of learners.

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