Curriculum links

CSF II learning outcomes

The following learning outcomes are highlighted to enable teachers to identify where these activities sit within their curriculum and provide a starting point for those teachers who may wish to extend these activities.

The Australian Wildlife Cam activities cover Science, Mathematics, and Technology Key Learning Areas for Levels 4, 5 and 6.

Level 4

Science

Science: SCBS0401, 4.1, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Identify relationships between living things which help them survive in their habitat.

Science: SCBS0402, 4.2, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Describe how selected systems of plants and animals function.

Mathematics

Maths – MACDP401, 4.1, CHANCE AND DATA: Posing questions and collecting data. Prepare visual displays of discrete and continuous (measurement) data using a range of graphical methods.

Maths – MACDP402, 4.2, CHANCE AND DATA: Posing questions and collecting data, Collect and record data systematically.

Maths – MACDS401, 4.1, CHANCE AND DATA: Summarising and presenting data, Prepare tabular displays of discrete and continuous data.

Maths – MACDS402, 4.2, CHANCE AND DATA: Summarising and presenting data, Prepare visual displays of discrete and continuous (measurement) data using a range of graphical methods.

Maths – MACDS403, 4.3, CHANCE AND DATA: Summarising and presenting data, Compare, order and summarise data sets using simple numerical methods.

Maths – MACDI401, 4.1, CHANCE AND DATA: Interpreting data, Extract and interpret numerical information contained in tables, data displays and databases.

Maths – MACDI402, 4.2, CHANCE AND DATA: Interpreting data, Interpret, discuss and compare data displays, including how well they communicate information.

Technology

Technology – TEIN0402, 4.2, INFORMATION: Develop preferred solutions to information problems experienced by various audiences, using a range of information technology skills, processes and equipment.

Level 5

Science

Science – SCBS0501, 5.1, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Living together: past, present and future, Explain the biological basis of classification of organisms into major groups.

Science – SCBS0502, 5.2, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Living together: past, present and future, Describe interactions between living things and between living things and their non-living surroundings.

Science – SCBS0502, 5.1, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Structure and function, Relate the structure and organisation of different cells to their function.

Science – SCBS0502, 5.1, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Structure and function, Explain how plants and animals obtain, transport and use nutrients.

Mathematics

Maths – MACDP501, 5.1 CHANCE AND DATA: Posing questions and collecting data Decide the nature of data required to effectively answer specific questions and plan ways to collect and organise it.

Maths – MACDP502, 5.2 CHANCE AND DATA: Posing questions and collecting data Obtain data related to an area of interest.

Maths – MACDS501, 5.1 CHANCE AND DATA: Summarising and presenting data Present collected data in tables, databases and spreadsheets.

Maths – MACDI501, 5.1 CHANCE AND DATA: Interpreting data Interpret and evaluate information contained in tables, visual displays and databases and report on methods of data collection.

Maths – MACDI503, 5.3 CHANCE AND DATA: Interpreting data Draw inferences from collected or published data. Maths – MACDI504, 5.4 CHANCE AND DATA Interpreting data Make predictions on the basis of samples.

Maths – MARSS502, 5.2, REASONING AND STRATEGIES: Strategies for investigation, Clarify the essential nature of a task or problem and identify key information in familiar and unfamiliar situations.

Maths – MARSS503, 5.3, REASONING AND STRATEGIES: Strategies for investigation Apply a range of strategies for inquiry to complete tasks and solve problems.

Technology

Technology – TEIN0502, 5.2, INFORMATION: Justify, develop and modify preferred solutions to information problems to meet specific audience needs, using a range of information technology skills, processes and equipment.

Level 6

Science

Science – SCBS0601 6.1, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Living together: past, present and future, Explain how ecosystems are maintained in terms of energy and matter.

Science – SCBS0603 6.3, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Structure and function Describe regulation and coordination in plants and animals.

Science – SCBS0606 6.6, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Extension, Relate concepts of adaptation, biodiversity and evolution to the survival of species.

Mathematics

Maths – MACDP601, 6.1, CHANCE AND DATA: Posing questions and collecting data Design, trial and refine experiments, surveys and simulations.

Maths – MACDP602, 6.2, CHANCE AND DATA: Posing questions and collecting data Collect and record bivariate and time series data.

Maths – MACDP603, 6.3, CHANCE AND DATA: Posing questions and collecting data Identify variables and use these to set up fields in simple databases.

Maths – MACDS601, 6.1, CHANCE AND DATA: Summarising and presenting data, Organise and group raw data, using equal interval widths for continuous data sets.

Maths – MACDS602, 6.2, CHANCE AND DATA: Summarising and presenting data, Construct graphical displays for grouped univariate data and compare two sets of data.

Maths – MACDS604, 6.4, CHANCE AND DATA: Summarising and presenting data, Construct graphical displays for bivariate data and time series data.

Maths – MACDI601, 6.1, CHANCE AND DATA: Interpreting data, Interpret and evaluate information collected from published data or extracted from prepared databases.

Maths – MACDI602, 6.2, CHANCE AND DATA: Interpreting data, Evaluate procedures used in data collection.

Maths – MACDI603, 6.3, CHANCE AND DATA: Interpreting data, Make comparisons between two sets of data.

Maths – MACDI604, 6.4, CHANCE AND DATA: Interpreting data, Informally interpret relationships in bivariate data.

Technology

Technology – TEIN0601, 6.1, INFORMATION: Predict the likely uses and effects of a limited range of emerging technologies if they were to be widely applied.