Laptop wrap: Charles Darwin

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10

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A webpage with a focus on the work of Charles Darwin and the theory of evolution including its controversy.

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

(SC5-8WS) applies scientific understanding and critical thinking skills to suggest possible solutions to identified problems

(SC5-9WS) presents science ideas and evidence for a particular purpose and to a specific audience, using appropriate scientific language, conventions and representations

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

(ACSHE194) People can use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they should accept claims, explanations or predictions

(ACSHE119) Scientific knowledge has changed peoples’ understanding of the world and is refined as new evidence becomes available

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: 63c0f92d-f234-4f02-9540-330965a0a1c7