Earth Moon and Sun Curriculum Links

Science Understanding

Year 7
Earth and Space Sciences:
Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by the relative positions of the sun, Earth and the moon (ACSSU115)

Science as a Human Endeavour

Scientific knowledge has changed peoples’ understanding of the world and is refined as new evidence becomes available (ACSHE119)

People use science understanding and skills in their occupations and these have influenced the development of practices in areas of human activity (ACSHE121)

Science Inquiry Skills

Identify questions and problems that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on scientific knowledge (ACSIS124)

Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork and experiments, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed (ACSIS125)

Construct and use a range of representations, including graphs, keys and models to represent and analyse patterns or relationships in data using digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS129)

Reflect on scientific investigations including evaluating the quality of the data collected, and identifying improvements (ACSIS131)

Use scientific knowledge and findings from investigations to evaluate claims based on evidence (ACSIS132)

Communicate ideas, findings and evidence based solutions to problems using scientific language, and representations, using digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS133)