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ACSHE194 classroom teaching resources

Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

ACSHE194

People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims, explanations or predictions, and advances in science can affect people’s lives, including generating new career opportunities

Elaborations

  • predicting future applications of aspects of nanotechnology on people’s lives

    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • describing how science is used in the media to explain a natural event or justify people’s actions

    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • recognising that the study of the universe and the exploration of space involve teams of specialists from the different branches of science, engineering and technology

    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • using knowledge of science to test claims made in advertising

    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • considering how the computing requirements in many areas of modern science depend on people working in the area of information technology

    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • considering the scientific knowledge used in discussions relating to climate change

    (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • investigating the applications of gene technologies such as gene therapy and genetic engineering (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • evaluating claims relating to environmental footprints (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • recognising that scientific developments in areas such as sustainable transport and low-emissions electrical generation require people working in a range of fields of science, engineering and technology (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)

(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )