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NSW Syllabuses

Objectives

Skills

Students:

  • develop skills in applying the processes of Working Scientifically.

Knowledge and Understanding

Students:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of cause and effect
  • develop knowledge and understanding of models, theories and laws
  • develop knowledge and understanding of science and technology
  • develop knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues involving science.

Values and Attitudes

Students:

  • develop positive, informed values and attitudes towards science
  • recognise the importance and relevance of science in their lives
  • recognise the influence of economic, political and societal impacts on the development of scientific knowledge
  • develop an appreciation of the influence of imagination and creativity in scientific research.