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Content description VCSSU073

Science / Levels 5 and 6 / Science Understanding / Science as a human endeavour
Content description
Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to inform personal and community decisions and to solve problems that directly affect people’s lives
  1. exploring objects and devices that include parts that involve the reflection, absorption or refraction of light, for example, mirrors, sunglasses and prisms
  2. considering how electricity and electrical appliances have changed the way some people live
  3. considering how decisions are made to grow particular plants and crops depending on environmental conditions
  4. considering how guidelines help to ensure the safe use of electrical devices
  5. comparing the benefits of using solid, liquid or gaseous fuels to heat a home
  6. designing shelters for living things that are exposed to changed or harsh environments, for example, as a result of bushfire or displacement
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