Science / Year 3 / Science as a Human Endeavour / Nature and development of science
Content description
Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships
Elaborations
  1. making predictions about change and events in our environment
  2. researching how knowledge of astronomy has been used by some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  3. considering how posing questions helps us plan for the future
Code
ACSHE050
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Science / Year 7 / Science as a Human Endeavour / Nature and development of science
Content description
Scientific knowledge changes as new evidence becomes available, and some scientific discoveries have significantly changed people’s understanding of the world
Elaborations
  1. investigating how advances in telescopes and space probes have provided new evidence about space
  2. researching different ideas used in the development of models of the solar system developed by scientists such as Copernicus, Khayyám and Galileo
  3. researching developments in the understanding of astronomy, such as the predictions of eclipses and the calculation of the length of the solar year by Al‑Battani in the tenth century
Code
ACSHE119
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