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Content description ACSHE099

Science / Level 6 / Science as a Human Endeavour / Nature and development of science
Content description
Important contributions to the advancement of science have been made by people from a range of cultures
  1. investigating how people from different cultures have used sustainable sources of energy, for example water and solar power
  2. exploring institutions and locations where contemporary Australian scientists conduct research on catastrophic natural events
  3. learning how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, such as the medicinal and nutritional properties of Australian plants, is being used as part of the evidence base for scientific advances
  4. investigating the development of earthquake measurements from the Chinese invention of the seismograph in the second century
ScOT catalogue terms
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • Sustainability
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
  • Asia and Australia´s engagement with Asia
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