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Content description VCCCTR038

Critical and Creative Thinking / Levels 7 and 8 / Reasoning
Content description
Consider how to settle matters of fact and matters of value and the degree of confidence in the conclusions
  1. exploring the extent to which agreement or consensus indicates certainty about matters of fact such as how the Pyramids were built; and value, such as the meaningfulness of an artwork
  2. discussing whether the way something is indicates how it should be, for example choosing the least sustainable option in response to a market trial showing consumers prefer packaging that happens to be the least environmentally sustainable option
  3. investigating how science knowledge and understanding is developed
  4. exploring an issue and identifying areas that require technical expertise, those that require broader citizen input or both
  5. evaluating different ways of negotiating an issue such as forums, information sheets or government panels
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