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Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views.

At times, Connected themes require the introduction of concepts that students at this curriculum level may not be able to fully understand. What matters at this stage is that students begin to develop understandings that grow over time.

Series: Connected

Publication date: November 2019

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Three Drones.

Three Drones

Most students will be aware of drones. This article describes three examples of how they are used in the world of work. By demonstrating their use within three different fields, the text builds awareness of how they work, how they are used now, and how they might be used in the future.

Series: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

Learning area: English, Science, Technology

Curriculum level: 3

Category: Non-fiction

Strand: Nature of science, Nature of technology

In: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

Publication date: November 2019

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Betty Batham: Biologist.

Betty Batham: Biologist

This comic biography tells the story of Betty Batham, a pioneering marine biologist. Born in an era when a woman’s place in society was largely limited to home and family, Betty rose to become a noted scientist whose legacy in the sciences lives on.

Series: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 3

Category: Non-fiction

Strand: Nature of science, Living world

In: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

Publication date: November 2019

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Predicting Possibilities.

Predicting Possibilities

This article uses real-world examples to show how mathematics can be used to predict the possible outcomes of a range of human and environmental activities. It describes how mathematical models are created by defining and measuring key variables, designing an equation that shows how the variables interact, and using the equation to make predictions.

Series: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

Learning area: English, Mathematics and Statistics

Curriculum level: 3

Category: Non-fiction

Strand: Statistics

In: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

Publication date: November 2019

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The Long Pause.

The Long Pause

This article explores the mystery of the long pause between the two major periods of Pacific migration. It demonstrates how the science of archaeology can be used to explain and understand the world and how scientists provide evidence to support ideas.

Series: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

Learning area: English, Science, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 3

Category: Non-fiction

Strand: Nature of science

In: Connected 2019 Level 3 – Shifting Views

Publication date: November 2019

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