People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things

Elaborations

  • monitoring information about the environment and Earth’s resources, such as rainfall, water levels and temperature (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • finding out about how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people use science to meet their needs, including food supply (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring how different cultures have made inks, pigments and paints by mixing materials (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • identifying the ways humans manage and protect resources, such as reducing waste and caring for water supplies (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • recognising that many living things rely on resources that may be threatened, and that science understanding can contribute to the preservation of such resources (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)

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