Knowledge & Understanding
Use these notes to clarify the main concepts of this unit.
'The Aim of Science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom...
But to set a limit to infinite error.'
Bertoit Brecht ( 1898 - 1956)
Yr.7 Unit 1: From the Lab to the Sun
This unit investigates how the relative positions of the Earth, Sun and the Moon affect natural phenomena on the Earth.
Examples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander science and the ways traditional knowledge and western scientific knowledge can be complementary are also investigated.
Basic experimental techniques that improve fairness, accuracy and safety in the laboratory are also considered.