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Content description VCSIS139

Science / Levels 9 and 10 / Science Inquiry Skills / Analysing and evaluating
Content description
Use knowledge of scientific concepts to evaluate investigation conclusions, including assessing the approaches used to solve problems, critically analysing the validity of information obtained from primary and secondary sources, suggesting possible alternative explanations and describing specific ways to improve the quality of data
  1. discussing what is meant by 'validity' and how we can evaluate the validity of information in secondary sources
  2. judging the validity of science-related media reports and how these reports might be interpreted by the public
  3. using primary or secondary scientific evidence to support or refute a conclusion or claim
  4. suggesting more than one possible explanation of the data presented
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