# Science / Year 8 / Science Inquiry Skills / Planning and conducting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Measure and control variables, select equipment appropriate to the task and collect data with accuracy (ACSIS141)

Elaborations
• using specialised equipment to increase the accuracy of measurement within an investigation
• identifying and explaining the differences between controlled, dependent and independent variables
General capabilities
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Data collection,  Instrumentation (Technology),  Independence (Experiments),  Scientific control

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