Your search for "Water is an important resource that cycles through the environment" returned 45 result(s)
Sort by Relevance | Title | Type |

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 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: Natural and ecological hazards Geography

Natural and ecological hazards represent potential sources of harm to human life, health, income and property, and may affect elements of the biophysical, managed and constructed elements of environments. This unit focuses on identifying risks and managing …

Unit 1: Natural and ecological hazards | Geography | Humanities and Social Sciences | 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 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 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

Unit 3: Land cover transformations Geography

This unit focuses on the changing biophysical cover of the earth’s surface, its impact on global climate and biodiversity, and the creation of anthropogenic biomes. In doing so, it examines the processes causing change in the earth’s land cover. These …

Unit 3: Land cover transformations | Geography | Humanities and Social Sciences | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2: Sustainable places Geography

This unit examines the economic, social and environmental sustainability of places. While all places are subject to changes produced by economic, demographic, social, political and environmental processes, the outcomes of these processes vary depending …

Unit 2: Sustainable places | Geography | Humanities and Social Sciences | 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 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 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: 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 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 English

In Unit 4, students examine different interpretations and perspectives to develop further their knowledge and analysis of purpose and style. They challenge perspectives, values and attitudes in literary and non-literary texts, developing and testing their …

Unit 4 | English | English | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 3 Literature

Unit 3 develops students’ knowledge and understanding of the relationship between language, culture and identity in literary texts. Students inquire into the power of language to represent ideas, events and people, comparing these across a range of texts, …

Unit 3 | Literature | English | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 4 Mathematical Methods

The calculus in this unit deals with derivatives of logarithmic functions. In probability and statistics, continuous random variables and their applications are introduced and the normal distribution is used in a variety of contexts. The study of statistical …

Unit 4 | Mathematical Methods | Mathematics | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1 English

In Unit 1, students explore how meaning is communicated through the relationships between language, text, purpose, context and audience. This includes how language and texts are shaped by their purpose, the audiences for whom they are intended and the …

Unit 1 | English | English | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 3 English

In Unit 3, students explore representations of themes, ideas and concepts through a comparison of texts. They analyse and compare the relationships between language, genre and context, comparing texts within and/or across different genres and modes. Students …

Unit 3 | English | English | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 1 Essential Mathematics

This unit provides students with the mathematical skills and understanding to solve problems relating to calculations, applications of measurement, the use of formulas to find an unknown quantity, and the interpretation of graphs. Teachers are encouraged …

Unit 1 | Essential Mathematics | Mathematics | Senior secondary curriculum

Unit 2 Essential Mathematics

This unit provides students with the mathematical skills and understanding to solve problems related to representing and comparing data, percentages, rates and ratios, the mathematics of finance, and time and motion. Teachers are encouraged to apply the …

Unit 2 | Essential Mathematics | Mathematics | Senior secondary curriculum

Sort by Relevance | Title | Type |