• explaining the choice of variables to be controlled, changed and measured in an investigation
  • identifying the potential hazards of chemicals or biological materials used in experimental investigations
  • ensuring that any investigation involving or impacting on animals is justified, humane and considerate of each animal's needs
  • using modelling and simulations, including using digital technology to investigate situations and events
  • combining research using primary and secondary sources with students' own experimental investigation
  • considering how investigation methods and equipment may influence the reliability of collected data
  • acknowledging cultural heritage protection Acts as they relate to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in planning field investigations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon