• predicting future applications of aspects of nanotechnology on people’s lives
  • describing how science is used in the media to explain a natural event or justify people’s actions
  • recognising that the study of the universe and the exploration of space involve teams of specialists from the different branches of science, engineering and technology
  • using knowledge of science to test claims made in advertising
  • considering how the computing requirements in many areas of modern science depend on people working in the area of information technology
  • considering the scientific knowledge used in discussions relating to climate change Sustainability Cross-curriculum priority leaf icon
  • investigating the applications of gene technologies such as gene therapy and genetic engineering
  • evaluating claims relating to environmental footprints Sustainability Cross-curriculum priority leaf icon
  • recognising that scientific developments in areas such as sustainable transport and low-emissions electrical generation require people working in a range of fields of science, engineering and technology Sustainability Cross-curriculum priority leaf icon
  • considering how ecological sciences are recognising the efficacy of traditional ecological practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and how restorative programs based on these practices are generating new career opportunities Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon