Investigating science

The investigating science course is multidisciplinary and develops students' abilities to engage with scientific processes to investigate personal, community and global scientific issues.

Investigating Science is designed for all students and may be differentiated to suit school contexts. . The course promotes active inquiry and the planning and conducting of evidence-based investigations. It provides opportunities for problem solving and making informed scientific decisions. Students engage in examples and situations that relate to biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics. The Investigating Science course is designed to complement the study of other science disciplines and provides additional opportunities for students to develop capability and capacity in critical thinking, problem solving and to develop and communicate evidence –based arguments and make informed decisions.

Support materials for the investigating science syllabus

The following support materials may be adapted by teachers to meet the individual needs of their schools.

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