Science / Year 9 / Science Inquiry Skills / Evaluating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Critically analyse the validity of information in primary and secondary sources and evaluate the approaches used to solve problems (ACSIS172)

Elaborations
  • discussing what is meant by 'validity' and how we can evaluate the validity of information in secondary sources
  • researching the methods used by scientists in studies reported in the media
  • describing how scientific arguments are used to make decisions regarding personal and community issues
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Evaluation,  Test validity,  Problem solving,  Literature reviews

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