Laptop wrap: Talking Evolution

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10

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A page to explore the theory of evolution and the work of Charles Darwin that features video interviews with the scientist Michael Shermer.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC5-15LW) explains how biological understanding has advanced through scientific discoveries, technological developments and the needs of society

(SC5-7WS) processes, analyses and evaluates data from first-hand investigations and secondary sources to develop evidence-based arguments and conclusions

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU185) The theory of evolution by natural selection explains the diversity of living things and is supported by a range of scientific evidence

(ACSHE191) Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and are refined over time through a process of review by the scientific community

(ACSIS205) Evaluate conclusions, including identifying sources of uncertainty and possible alternative explanations, and describe specific ways to improve the quality of the data

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
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File type:
Centre for Learning Innovation
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 10 February 2011

Resource ID: 3c88391c-68dd-47b9-b510-6caef7678136