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Science / Year 1 / Science as a Human Endeavour / Use and influence of science

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Curriculum content descriptions

People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things (ACSHE022)

Elaborations
  • considering how science is used in activities such as cooking, fishing, transport, sport, medicine and caring for plants and animals
  • considering that technologies used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people require an understanding of how materials can be used to make tools and weapons, musical instruments, clothing, cosmetics and artworks
  • exploring how musical instruments can be used to produce different sounds
  • comparing how different light sources are used in daily life
  • identifying ways that science knowledge is used in the care of the local environment such as animal habitats, and suggesting changes to parks and gardens to better meet the needs of native animals
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Environmental management,  Technology,  Lifestyles

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