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Identify, plan and apply the elements of scientific investigations to answer questions and solve problems using equipment and materials safely and identifying potential risks


  • experiencing a range of ways of investigating questions, including experimental testing, internet research, field observations and exploring simulations

    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • explaining rules for safe processes and use of equipment

    (Skills: Literacy)
  • discussing the advantages of certain types of investigation for answering certain types of questions

    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • considering different ways to approach problem solving, including researching, using trial and error, experimental testing and creating models (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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