Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
Share the joy of scientific discovery with your primary students by using a science inquiry framework.
Target Audience
Primary Teachers
6 reviews

Learning Areas

General Description

In this course, you will experience a framework that will drive your students’ desire to participate in science lessons. You will build your confidence and skills by learning:

- How to teach the Science Inquiry Skills strand of the curriculum.
- How to involve your students in interesting science investigations.
- How other teachers use science inquiry in their classroom.
- How to download science lesson plans and worksheets for the year level/s you teach.


Primary Teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

24/7 course access


- If you have a TTA subscription or membership please ignore the pricing when enrolling. Rest assured if your school has a subscription you will not be charged and for Memberships, your invoice will be adjusted accordingly to reflect your discount.

- If you have no subscription or membership but you are interested in placing a bulk discounted order for a team of teachers see the ONLINE TEAM tab above.

- For more details on our Unlimited Online Subscription packages Click here .

- Money-Back Guarantee – If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren’t impressed, simply visit tta.edu/go/refund to let us know what happened, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.

Teaching Standards

2.5.2 Proficient Level – Literacy and numeracy strategies
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom before 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 2 hours and 0 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors2.5.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.


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5 minutes

Get started with your online professional development.

Science in the Primary Curriculum

35 minutes

Learn about the Science Inquiry strand of the curriculum.

How to Teach Science Inquiry

35 minutes

Discover a teaching framework through fun activities

Your Teaching

35 minutes

Download lesson plans and hear teaching tips


10 minutes

Reflect on your course learning and next steps.

User Rating


Latest Reviews

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Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia

Both were fantastic. Easy to follow, great notes to record and come back to.

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Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia

Everything in the course was very relevant to teaching science enquiry and therefore relevant to the classroom.

Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia

I found the relevance and quality to be high. Carmen Clare

Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia

teacher friendly course – practical steps

Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom - Cool Australia


About the team

Cool Australia


Cool Australia is an award winning not-for-profit dedicated to supporting educators with tools to foster ‘learning for life’. We help integrate topics around sustainability, ethics, economics and wellbeing across the curriculum. This enables teachers of all age groups and disciplines to engage young Aussies in real-life learning whilst achieving Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework outcomes. Our accredited professional development is designed to build your confidence, understanding and expertise. You will learn through a mixture of practical and thinking activities as well as hearing the stories of others. Plus you will access a range of teaching tools that can you can use straight away in your teaching.