Science / Year 7 / Science as a Human Endeavour / Use and influence of science
Content description
Science understanding influences the development of practices in areas of human activity such as industry, agriculture and marine and terrestrial resource management
  1. investigating everyday applications of physical separation techniques such as filtering, sorting waste materials, reducing pollution, extracting products from plants, separating blood products and cleaning up oil spills
  2. investigating how advances in science and technology have been applied to the treatment of water in industrial and household systems
  3. investigating how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge is being used to inform scientific decisions, for example care of waterways
  4. researching the different scientific responses to the rabbit plagues in Australian agricultural areas