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Secondary KLA:
Science
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10

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This eleven and a half minute video segment from Catalyst is an excellent example of how science research can change our understanding. Some rare people who actually want their limb removed and will go to extraordinary lengths to do so are now regarded as experiencing a neurological phenomenon rather than a psychological disorder.

NSW syllabus outcomes

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

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU175) Multi-cellular organisms rely on coordinated and interdependent internal systems to respond to changes to their environment

(ACSHE158) Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries

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Resource type:
MovingImage
ScOT topics:
Health
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
ABC - Catalyst
Publisher:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Thursday, 19 November 2009

Resource ID: 68e159bf-7047-4ee1-9562-37a16a5fa271