Yr6 – Science > Scientific Knowledge Is Used To Inform Personal And Community Decisions About Electricity Use.
14 pages of activities and guidance notes developing thinking skills and decision-making based on scientific information. The skills developed include both critical and creative thinking.
(Australian Curriculum No ACSHE220)
Scientific Knowledge and Science as a Human Endeavour: Do your students ever ask, ‘If we know fossil fuels are running out and they contribute to global warming, why don’t more people use sustainable energy sources?‘ This is your chance to explore this question using a problem-based approach to harness their critical and critical thinking.
This teaching resource explores how scientific knowledge is used to make decisions and is aligned to the Australian Curriculum content descriptor ACHHE220. The 14 pages of activities and guidance notes develop thinking skills and decision-making based on scientific information. The skills developed include both critical and creative thinking.
The teaching activities and guidance notes provided include:
-Identifying problems and ranking
-Debating challenges and tournament prioritiser
>Creative Thinking – developing a class action plan
>Making Choices Activities:
-Repair or replace
>Make Up Your Own Mind