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Content description VCSSU114

Science / Levels 9 and 10 / Science Understanding / Science as a human endeavour
Content description
Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and are refined over time through a process of review by the scientific community
  1. considering how ideas about disease transmission have changed from medieval time to the present as knowledge has developed
  2. investigating the historical development of models of the structure of the atom
  3. investigating how the theory of plate tectonics developed, based on evidence from seafloor spreading and occurrence of earthquakes and volcanic activity
  4. recognising the contribution of Australian scientists, for example, Brian Schmidt and Penny Sackett, in the exploration and study of the Universe
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