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Year 3 Design and Technology: Knowledge and Understanding Content Descriptor Recognise the role of people in design and technologies occupations and explore factors, including sustainability that impact on the design of products, services and environments to meet community needs (ACTDEK010 - Scootle ) by Mind Map: Year 3 Design and Technology: Knowledge and Understanding Content Descriptor  Recognise the role of people in design and technologies occupations and explore factors, including sustainability that impact on the design of products, services and environments to meet community needs (ACTDEK010 - Scootle )

1. Achievement Standards:

1.1. Students explain how products, services and environments are designed to best meet needs of communities and their environments.

1.2. Students describe contributions of people in design and technologies occupations

2. National Issues:

2.1. Mining practices

3. Global Issues:

3.1. Reducing the global footprint through sustainable living

3.2. Climate change: effects on the environment

4. Technologies Key Ideas:

4.1. Creating preferred futures:

4.1.1. Project Mangement

4.1.2. Technologies Thinking

4.1.2.1. Computational Thinking

4.1.2.2. Systems Thinking

4.1.2.3. Design Thinking

4.2. ICT in the Australian Curriculum:

4.2.1. Safety

4.2.2. Animal Ethics

5. Elaborations:

5.1. Exploring, playing with and testing materials for their appropriateness, for example materials for a new sun-shade product

5.2. Examining the suitability of a service or everyday system and proposing improvements, for example a water saving system for a bathroom at home

5.3. Investigating materials, components, tools and equipment, including by using digital technologies, to discover their characteristics and properties, how they can be used more sustainably and their impact in the future

5.4. Considering the impact of environments on users, for example a school vegetable garden, a protected outdoor play area

5.5. Exploring and testing factors that impact on design decisions, for example considering the demographics of an area or the impact of natural disasters on design of constructed environments such as the structural design of buildings in Japan to withstand earthquakes

5.6. Critiquing designed products, services and environments to establish the factors that influence the design and use of common technologies, for example the characteristics that contribute to energy-efficient cooking such as wok cooking; the suitability and sustainable use of particular timbers

6. Technologies Context:

6.1. Materials and Technologies Specialisation

7. Cross-Curriculum Priorities:

7.1. Sustainability

7.2. Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia

8. Other Learning Areas

8.1. SCIENCE

8.1.1. SCIENCE UNDERSTANDING

8.1.2. Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships (ACSHE050 - Scootle )

8.1.3. Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions (ACSHE051 - Scootle )

8.2. HASS

8.2.1. HISTORY

8.2.1.1. CONCEPTS FOR UNDERSTANDING

8.2.1.1.1. How the community has changed and remained the same over time and the role that people of diverse backgrounds have played in the development and character of the local community (ACHASSK063 - Scootle )

8.3. GEOGRAPHY

8.3.1. CONCEPTS FOR UNDERSTANDING

8.3.1.1. The similarities and differences between places in terms of their type of settlement, demographic characteristics and the lives of the people who live there, and people’s perceptions of these places (ACHASSK069 - Scootle ) Elaborations

8.4. CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP

8.4.1. CONCEPTS FOR UNDERSTANDING

8.4.1.1. Why people participate within communities and how students can actively participate and contribute (ACHASSK072 - Scootle )

9. General Capabilities:

9.1. Critical and Creative Thinking

9.1.1. Inquiring – identifying, exploring and organising information and ideas Identify and clarify information and ideas Organise and process information

9.2. Ethical Understanding

9.2.1. Understanding ethical concepts and issues Explore ethical concepts in context

9.3. Literacy

9.3.1. Composing texts through speaking, writing and creating Compose texts Compose spoken, written, visual and multimodal learning area texts Comprehending texts through listening, reading and viewing Comprehend texts Navigate, read and view learning area texts Interpret and analyse learning area texts Text knowledge Use knowledge of text structures Visual Knowledge Understand how visual elements create meaning Word Knowledge Understand learning area vocabulary

9.4. Personal and Social Capability

9.4.1. Social awareness Understand relationships Contribute to civil society

9.5. ICT

9.5.1. Investigating with ICT Select and evaluate data and information Locate, generate and access data and information Applying social and ethical protocols and practices when using ICT Identify the impacts of ICT in society