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 to be aimed at all students. The course promotes active inquiry and evidence based investigations. It provides opportunities for problem solving and making informed scientific decisions. Students can engage in examples and situations that relate to biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics.

Support materials for the investigating science syllabus

The following support materials may be adapted by teachers to meet the individual needs of their schools. The support materials were developed by NSW public school teachers as part of the Stage 6 mEsh project where 62 teachers led writing teams (over 150 teachers) across NSW.

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