Science and Technology

In Science and Technology students develop competence, confidence and responsibility in their interactions with science and technology.


The content of Science and Technology taught consists of outcomes for Knowledge and Understanding of the Natural and Made Environment.

The substrands studied for Natural Environment are:

  • Physical World
  • Earth and Spaces
  • Living World and Material World

The substands studied for Made Environment are:

  • Built Environments
  • Information
  • Products
  • Material World

The content of the Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus includes two skills:

  • Working Scientifically
  • Working Technologically

A school based scope and sequence ensures a comprehensive balance of the different strands.