Unit 1: My Self

Overview

In this 'My Self' Unit, you will begin to explore and develop opinions about the overall theme of this course: how does science play a significant role in our lives?

Unit 2: My Home

Overview

In this Unit, you will look at scientific advancements in your home and start forming opinions about how they have changed your life.

Unit 3: My Community

Overview

In this 'My Community' Unit, you will survey different locations within your local community and consider both the science involved at each one and its significance in your own life.

Unit 4: My Future

Overview

In the final unit before the course Culminating Activity, you will investigate how scientific advancements might change your life in the future.

Unit 5: The Changing Earth: How We Prepare, Survive and Respond to Earth’s Forces

Overview

Humans work together to limit the impact of natural hazards, hoping to avoid natural disasters. Unit 5 explores the creative ways in which people around the world have learned to live and prosper in areas where natural hazards can easily become natural disasters.