Year 7 - Year 9

Year levelSubjectContent description
Year 7 Science  Solutions to contemporary issues that are found using science and technology, may impact on other areas of society and may involve ethical considerations (ACSHE120)
Year 8 Science Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork and experiments, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed
 Year 7 Technologies Competing factors, including social, ethical and sustainability considerations, in the development of technologies (ACTDEK029)
Year 8 Technologies

Social, ethical and sustainability considerations, in the development of technologies and designed solutions, to meet community needs for economic, environmental and social sustainability

Investigate a given need or opportunity for a specific purpose

Year 9  Technologies

Social, ethical and sustainability considerations that impact on designed solutions (ACTDEK040)

Development of products, services and environments, with consideration of economic, environmental and social sustainability (ACTDEK041)

Investigate a selection of components/resources to develop solution ideas, identifying and considering constraints

Social, ethical and sustainability considerations that impact on designed solutions, complexity of design, and production processes involved (ACTDEK040)

Identify the needs of the client/stakeholder to determine the basis for a solution

Year 7 Visual arts

Ideas and design development for art-making (e.g. brainstorm, mind map, annotation/sketches, media testing) (ACAVAM120)

Art-making intentions identified through annotations or conversations (e.g. keeping a written or digital journal, or portfolio or question/answer; one-to-one, or group debriefs; discussing responses to artwork) (ACAVAM120)

Year 8  Visual arts

Ideas and design development for art-making (e.g. brainstorm, mind map, annotations/sketches, media testing) (ACAVAM120)

Art-making intentions identified through annotations or conversations (e.g. keeping a written or digital journal; series of process photographs, portfolio, sketchbook; or aural presentations on artworks/art styles) (ACAVAM120)

Year 9 Visual arts

Exploration of media, materials and technologies in order to understand how they can be applied to a variety of art forms (ACAVAM125; ACAVAM126)

Safe and sustainable practices when producing artwork (ACAVAM127)