Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

ACTDEK001

Identify how people design and produce familiar products, services and environments and consider sustainability to meet personal and local community needs

Elaborations

  • exploring how local products, services and environments are designed by people for a purpose and meet social needs, for example the range of shelters provided for the public in a local community; graphical displays to market school and community events (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • asking questions about natural and managed environments and impacts on them when selecting materials, tools and equipment when designing and making products, for example harvesting products from the school garden and using recycled clothing (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)
  • making design decisions based on personal and family needs, for example downloading and comparing recipes to suit available cooking facilities such as cooking in the bush compared to cooking in a kitchen (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • exploring and critiquing products, services and environments for their impact on sustainability, for example the environmental risks and benefits of a system for organically or hydroponically growing a vegetable crop from seed or seedling to harvest (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)

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