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Content description ACSHE158

Science / Year 9 / Science as a Human Endeavour / Nature and development of science
Content description
Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries
Elaborations
  1. considering how common properties of electromagnetic radiation relate to its uses, such as radar, medicine, mobile phone communications and microwave cooking
  2. investigating technologies involved in the mapping of continental movement
  3. considering how the development of imaging technologies have improved our understanding of the functions and interactions of body systems
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/3
    Sustainability
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking