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Unit 3: Living on Earth - extracting, using and managing Earth resources Earth and Environmental Science

Earth resources are required to sustain life and provide infrastructure for living (for example, food, shelter, medicines, transport, and communication), driving ongoing demand for biotic, mineral and energy resources. In this unit, students explore renewable …

Unit 3 | Earth and Environmental Science | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1: Thermal, nuclear and electrical physics Physics

An understanding of heating processes, nuclear reactions and electricity is essential to appreciate how global energy needs are met. In this unit, students explore the ways physics is used to describe, explain and predict the energy transfers and transformations …

Unit 1 | Physics | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1: Introduction to Earth systems Earth and Environmental Science

The Earth system involves four interacting systems: the geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere. A change in any one ‘sphere’ can impact others at a range of temporal and spatial scales. In this unit, students build on their existing knowledge …

Unit 1 | Earth and Environmental Science | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4: Revolutions in modern physics Physics

The development of quantum theory and the theory of relativity fundamentally changed our understanding of how nature operates and led to the development of a wide range of new technologies, including technologies that revolutionised the storage, processing …

Unit 4 | Physics | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2: Earth processes – energy transfers and transformations Earth and Environmental Science

Earth system processes require energy. In this unit, students explore how the transfer and transformation of energy from the sun and Earth’s interior enable and control processes within and between the geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere. …

Unit 2 | Earth and Environmental Science | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4: The changing Earth - the cause and impact of Earth hazards Earth and Environmental Science

Earth hazards occur over a range of time scales and have significant impacts on Earth systems across a wide range of spatial scales. Investigation of naturally occurring and human-influenced Earth hazards enables prediction of their impacts, and the development …

Unit 4 | Earth and Environmental Science | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 3: Gravity and electromagnetism Physics

Field theories have enabled physicists to explain a vast array of natural phenomena and have contributed to the development of technologies that have changed the world, including electrical power generation and distribution systems, artificial satellites …

Unit 3 | Physics | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1: Biodiversity and the interconnectedness of life Biology

The current view of the biosphere as a dynamic system composed of Earth’s diverse, interrelated and interacting ecosystems developed from the work of eighteenth and nineteenth century naturalists, who collected, classified, measured and mapped the distribution …

Unit 1 | Biology | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2: Linear Motion and Waves Physics

In this unit, students develop an appreciation of how an understanding of motion and waves can be used to describe, explain and predict a wide range of phenomena. Students describe linear motion in terms of position and time data, and examine the relationships …

Unit 2 | Physics | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 3: Heredity and continuity of life Biology

Heredity is an important biological principle as it explains why offspring (cells or organisms) resemble their parent cell or organism. Organisms require cellular division and differentiation for growth, development, repair and sexual reproduction. In …

Unit 3 | Biology | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2: Cells and multicellular organisms Biology

The cell is the basic unit of life. Although cell structure and function are very diverse, all cells possess some common features: all prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells need to exchange materials with their immediate external environment in order to maintain …

Unit 2 | Biology | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1: Chemical fundamentals: structure, properties and reactions Chemistry

Chemists design and produce a vast range of materials for many purposes, including for fuels, cosmetics, building materials and pharmaceuticals. As the science of chemistry has developed over time, there has been an increasing realisation that the properties …

Unit 1 | Chemistry | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2: Molecular interactions and reactions Chemistry

In this unit, students develop their understanding of the physical and chemical properties of materials including gases, water and aqueous solutions, acids and bases. Students explore the characteristic properties of water that make it essential for physical, …

Unit 2 | Chemistry | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1 General Mathematics

This unit has three topics: ‘Consumer arithmetic’, ‘Algebra and matrices’, and ‘Shape and measurement’. ‘Consumer arithmetic’ reviews the concepts of rate and percentage change in the context of earning and managing money, and provides a fertile ground …

Unit 1 | General Mathematics | Mathematics | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4: Maintaining the internal environment Biology

In order to survive, organisms must be able to maintain system structure and function in the face of changes in their external and internal environments. Changes in temperature and water availability, and the incidence and spread of infectious disease, …

Unit 4 | Biology | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2 General Mathematics

This unit has three topics: ‘Univariate data analysis and the statistical investigation process’, ‘Linear equations and their graphs’; and ‘Applications of trigonometry’. ‘ Univariate data analysis and the statistical investigation process’ develops …

Unit 2 | General Mathematics | Mathematics | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 3 General Mathematics

This unit has three topics: ‘Bivariate data analysis’, ‘Growth and decay in sequences’ and ‘Graphs and networks’. ‘Bivariate data analysis’ introduces students to some methods for identifying, analysing and describing associations between pairs of variables, …

Unit 3 | General Mathematics | Mathematics | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 3: Equilibrium, acids and redox reactions Chemistry

The idea of reversibility of reaction is vital in a variety of chemical systems at different scales, ranging from the processes that release carbon dioxide into our atmosphere to the reactions of ions within individual cells in our bodies. Processes that …

Unit 3 | Chemistry | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4: Structure, synthesis and design Chemistry

Current and future applications of chemistry include the development of specialised techniques to create, or synthesise, new substances to meet the specific needs of society, including pharmaceuticals, fuels, polymers and nanomaterials. In this unit, …

Unit 4 | Chemistry | Science | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4: Global transformations Geography

This unit focuses on the process of international integration (globalisation) as a conceptual ‘lens’ through which to investigate issues in human geography. In doing so, it integrates the sub disciplines of economic and cultural geography, and political …

Unit 4: Global transformations | Geography | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

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