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Learning area

Science encourages enquiry into biological, physical, chemical and technological worlds.

About the selection

This selection of works of art develops a student’s understanding about their environment, how it works and how people shape it. The works address biological, physical, chemical and earth and space sciences. Global scientific concepts such as genetic engineering, biological warfare, the origin of species and global warming are addressed in these works.


The works can be used to generate discussions outside the box. Critical reflection on the substance of scientific theories is a key consideration for students using these works. In Science, our understanding of the world changes as new research presents new findings and new ways of seeing. These works also hypothesis new ways of seeing the world and explore how advancements in science can affect our society and environment.

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