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Content description VCSSU115

Science / Levels 9 and 10 / Science Understanding / Science as a human endeavour
Content description
Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries
  1. considering how the properties of electromagnetic radiation relate to its uses, for example, radar, medical diagnosis and treatment, mobile phone communications and microwave cooking
  2. considering how information technology can be applied to different areas of science, for example, bioinformatics, the Square Kilometre Array, DNA sequencing and the analysis of radio astronomy signals
  3. considering how computer modelling and imaging technologies has improved knowledge and predictability of phenomena, for example, climate change, atmospheric pollution, plate tectonic movement, and body system functions and interactions
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