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Content description ACSHE100

Science / Year 6 / Science as a Human Endeavour / Use and influence of science
Content description
Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives
Elaborations
  1. researching the scientific work involved in global disaster alerts and communication, such as cyclone, earthquake and tsunami alerts
  2. investigating how electrical energy is generated in Australia and around the world
  3. researching the use of methane generators in Indonesia
  4. considering how electricity and electrical appliances have changed the way some people live
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/2
    Asia and Australia´s engagement with Asia
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/3
    Sustainability
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability