Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit is being phased out and may not be offered next year, please consider your study plan accordingly. You will be able to enrol in the unit where there is an availability noted below.
In this unit you will develop the skills needed to work in academic lab settings and carry out experiments in a safe, ethical and responsible way. Through a range of learning activities, you will explore basic concepts in various sciences to complete experiments performed in labs. The focus will be on building report writing skills via a series of workshops and assessment tasks that call for an increased ability to communicate experiment results in a written format. You will also explore ethical considerations of conducting and reporting on scientific research
|Unit name||Experiencing Science|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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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
2 hour online workshop per week; Five x 2 hour practical online workshops per semester
AT1: Portfolio (25%)
AT2: Report Sections (15%)
AT3: Report Full (20%)
AT4: Individual Project Report (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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