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Content description ACSHE223

Science / Year 7 / Science as a Human Endeavour / Nature and development of science
Content description
Science knowledge can develop through collaboration and connecting ideas across the disciplines of science
Elaborations
  1. considering how water use and management relies on knowledge from different areas of science, and involves the application of technology
  2. identifying the contributions of Australian scientists to the study of human impact on environments and to local environmental management projects
  3. investigating how land management practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples can help inform sustainable management of the environment
  4. studying transnational collaborative research in the Antarctic
  5. recognising that traditional and Western scientific knowledge can be used in combination to care for Country and Place
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/1
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/3
    Sustainability
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Personal and social capability
  • Intercultural understanding