Science / Year 10 / Science Inquiry Skills / Planning and conducting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Plan, select and use appropriate investigation types, including field work and laboratory experimentation, to collect reliable data; assess risk and address ethical issues associated with these methods (ACSIS199)

Elaborations
  • combining research using primary and secondary sources with a student's own experimental investigation
  • using modelling and simulations, including using digital technology, to investigate situations and events
  • deciding how much data are needed to produce reliable measurements
  • considering possible confounding variables or effects and ensuring these are controlled
  • identifying the potential hazards of chemicals or biological materials used in experimental investigations
  • identifying safety risks and impacts on animal welfare and ensuring these are effectively managed within the investigation
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Experiments,  Data collection,  Ethics,  Safety

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