600 million years: AusVELS Level 10

Domain: Science

This program supports the following areas of the AusVELS.

Content description
Science understanding and knowledge Biological science: The theory of evolution by natural selection explains the diversity of living things and is supported by a range of scientific evidence.
Science as a human endeavour Nature and development of science: Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and are refined over time through a process of review by the scientific community.
Science inquiry skills Communicating: Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose, including constructing evidence-based arguments and using appropriate scientific language, conventions and representations.
Links across the curriculum English curriculum: Literacy / Interacting with others Use organisation patterns, voice and language conventions to present a point of view on a subject, speaking clearly, coherently and with effect, using logic, imagery and rhetorical devices to engage audiences

Cross curriculum priorities (Indigenous / Asia / Sustainability): Sustainability

Please refer to the VELS tables in the education kit for the Physical, Personal and Social learning strands, and the Interdisciplinary Learning strand.

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