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NSW Syllabuses

Investigating Science key

The following codes and icons are used in the Investigating Science Stage 6 Syllabus.

Outcome Coding

Syllabus outcomes have been coded in a consistent way. The code identifies the subject, Year and outcome number. For example:

Outcome coding diagram showing outcome code INS12-12 where 'INS' is Investigating Science, '11' is Year 11 and '8' is Outcome 8

Code

Interpretation

INS11/12-1

Investigating Science – outcome number 1

INS11-8

Year 11 Investigating Science – outcome number 8

INS12-12

Year 12 Investigating Science – outcome number 12

INS12-12

Investigating Science, Year 12 – outcome number 1

Working Scientifically outcomes 1–7 are common across Year 11 and Year 12.

Knowledge and Understanding outcomes in Year 11 are numbered 8–11.

Knowledge and Understanding outcomes in Year 12 are numbered 12–15.

Learning across the curriculum icons

Learning across the curriculum content, including cross-curriculum priorities, general capabilities and other areas identified as important learning for all students, is incorporated and identified by icons in the Science K–10 (incorporating Science and Technology K–6) Syllabus.

Cross-curriculum priorities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia

Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia

Sustainability

Sustainability

General capabilities

Critical and creative thinking

Critical and creative thinking

Ethical understanding

Ethical understanding

Information and communication technology capability

Information and communication technology capability

Intercultural understanding

Intercultural understanding

Literacy

Literacy

Numeracy

Numeracy

Personal and social capability

Personal and social capability

Other learning across the curriculum areas

Civics and citizenship

Civics and citizenship

Difference and diversity

Difference and diversity

Work and enterprise

Work and enterprise