Resources for teachers

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FastTracking the Future, Sydney Metro’s school education program, has been developed by teachers for teachers and offers insight into a current and innovative infrastructure project through classroom-ready resources including unit plans and lessons for years K -10.

To find our teacher resources, simply search by lesson, unit or stage group or type in your curriculum into the keyword search.

You can also download the complete books on primary or secondary place-based lessons/units on Sydney Metro Northwest or search for complete inquiry-based units below or via the NSW Department of Education’s Scootle site.

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Education program - an introductionPlay Video

Education program - an introduction

Education program - an introduction
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Education program - highlights

Education program - highlights
Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - an introductionPlay Video

Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - an introduction

Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - an introduction
Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - highlights 2018 Play Video

Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - highlights 2018

Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - highlights 2018
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Sydney Metro Virtual Classroom - highlights

Sydney Metro Virtual Classroom - highlights
 I Wonder Day at Chullora Public SchoolPlay Video

I Wonder Day at Chullora Public School

I Wonder Day at Chullora Public School
Designing Australia’s first fully-automated rail systemPlay Video

Designing Australia’s first fully-automated rail system

Designing Australia’s first fully-automated rail system
Noise minimisation innovation at Martin PlacePlay Video

Noise minimisation innovation at Martin Place

Noise minimisation innovation at Martin Place
Tunnelling under Sydney HarbourPlay Video

Tunnelling under Sydney Harbour

Tunnelling under Sydney Harbour
Powering Sydney Metro NorthwestPlay Video

Powering Sydney Metro Northwest

Powering Sydney Metro Northwest
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Inquiry-based: Early Stage 1 - How are you feeling?

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This inquiry-based unit of work was created, trialled and peer reviewed as part of a professional learning program in inquiry-based learning for school teachers. The professional learning courses were part of a pilot partnership between the NSW Government’s Sydney Metro transport agency and Western Sydney University.

Topics covered: English, Personal Development Health and Physical Education, Science and Technology
English; ENe-1A; ENe-6B; Personal Development, Health & Physical Education; PDe-10; PDe-3; Geography; GEe-1; Science and Technology; ST1-1WS-S; 

Inquiry-based: Early Stage 1 - What is it made of?

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This inquiry-based unit of work was created, trialled and peer reviewed as part of a professional learning program in inquiry-based learning for school teachers. The professional learning courses were part of a pilot partnership between the NSW Government’s Sydney Metro transport agency and Western Sydney University.

Topics covered: English, Geography, Science and Technology

English; ENe-2A; Geography; GEe-1; Science & Technology; STe-2DP-T; STe-1WS-S; STe-4MW-ST; STe-7DI-T; ACSIS014; ACSIS233; ACSIS012

Inquiry-based: Early Stage 1 - Do we need a train at Chullora?

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Description

This inquiry-based unit of work was created, trialled and peer reviewed as part of a professional learning program in inquiry-based learning for school teachers. The professional learning courses were part of a pilot partnership between the NSW Government’s Sydney Metro transport agency and Western Sydney University.

Topics covered: English, History, Geography, Science and Technology

English; ENe-1A; ENe-7B; Human Society and its Environment; GE1-1; GE1-3; ACTDEK001; ACTDEK004; ACELY1646; ACSIS012; ACTDEP005; Science and Technology; STe-4MW-ST;

Inquiry-based: Early Stage 1 - Sydney Metro and me

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Description

This inquiry-based unit of work was created, trialled and peer reviewed as part of a professional learning program in inquiry-based learning for school teachers. The professional learning courses were part of a pilot partnership between the NSW Government’s Sydney Metro transport agency and Western Sydney University.

Topics covered: History and Geography

Human Society and its Environment; GEe-1; GEe-2; 

Inquiry-based: Stage 1 - How can transport connect us to places?

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Description

This inquiry-based unit of work was created, trialled and peer reviewed as part of a professional learning program in inquiry-based learning for school teachers. The professional learning courses were part of a pilot partnership between the NSW Government’s Sydney Metro transport agency and Western Sydney University.

Topics covered: English, History, Geography and Mathematics

English; EN1-7B; , Human Society and its Environment; GE1-1; GE1-3; HT2-3; Mathematics; MA1-17SP; ACMSP049; 

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