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Content description VCSSU116

Science / Levels 9 and 10 / Science Understanding / Science as a human endeavour
Content description
The values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of scientific research
  1. investigating how social actions have led to changed government policies and social behavioural change in relation to the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in aerosol spray cans
  2. considering how choices related to the use of fuels are influenced by environmental, social and political considerations
  3. considering the use of genetic testing for decisions such as genetic counselling, embryo selection, identification of carriers of genetic mutations and the use of this information for personal use or by organisation such as insurance companies or medical facilities
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