Earth & Environmental Science
Literacy, Numeracy, ICT, Critical and creative thinking, Personal and social capability, Ethical understanding and Intercultural understanding.
Earth and Environmental Science emphasises the way in which Earth materials and processes generate environments, including habitats, where organisms live; the natural processes and human influences that induce changes in physical environments; and ways in which organisms respond to those changes. Students develop and extend their inquiry skills, including in designing and undertaking investigations, and collecting and analysing primary and secondary data. They interpret and evaluate information, synthesis and use evidence to construct and justify conclusions.
Students will study at least 2 topics below:
Topic 1: Turbulent Earth
Topic 2: Composition of the geosphere
Topic 3: Processes in the geosphere
Topic 4: The Earth’s atmosphere
Topic 5: Importance of the hydrosphere
Topic 6: Biosphere
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Skills & Application Tasks.
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