Science extension – Foundations of scientific thinking

This science extension slide show provides an overview of the philosophical and cultural factors that have influenced modern scientific practice.

Topics covered include empirical thinking, falsification, non-western science, and how knowledge is constructed.

This resource was created in 2020 – some resources may contain references to 2020 conditions and dates. Please check NESA HSC key dates and exam timetables.


Please note:

Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Science Extension Stage 6 Syllabus (2017) © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2021.

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