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Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

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Unit name Experiencing Science
Unit code XAB080
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Pre-Degree
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Learning Outcomes

1. Use science inquiry skills to conduct, analyse and communicate experiments

2. Evaluate, with reference to collected data and resources, claims about concepts in science

3. Create scientific reports with appropriate sections, language and conventions that conform to a specified style

4. Articulate a working knowledge of scientific concepts applicable to experiments conducted




Teaching Pattern

Two hour workshop and two hour practical per week.


AT1: Portfolio (25%)

AT2: Report Sections (15%)

AT3: Report Full (20%)

AT4: Individual Project Report (40%)

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