ACSHE098

Elaborations
  • describing how understanding of the causes and effects of major natural events has changed as new evidence has become available
  • investigating the use of electricity, including predicting the effects of changes to electric circuits
  • considering how gathering evidence helps scientists to predict the effect of major geological or climatic events
  • investigating how people from different cultures have used sustainable sources of energy, for example water and solar power
  • exploring institutions and locations where contemporary Australian scientists conduct research on catastrophic natural events
  • investigating the development of earthquake measurements from the Chinese invention of the seismograph in the second century 
  • investigating how knowledge about the effects of using the Earth’s resources has changed over time Sustainability Cross-curriculum priority leaf icon
  • 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon
  • investigating how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples test predictions and gather data in the development of technologies and processesAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon