Science Solutions to Designing Sustainable Futures (Years 7-10)

Learning Focus
Australian Curriculum
Start Date

Available anytime

Program Description

One of the cross-curriculum priorities of most relevance and meaning to the Science curriculum is Sustainability.

The aim of this program is to strengthen participant understanding of how through science, students develop the skills to respond to contemporary challenges to sustainability.

Program Outcomes

By engaging in this workshop, participants will:

  • know how to include the sustainability priority in their planning to provide contexts for understanding biological, Earth and space, physical and chemical systems
  • understand strategies to enable students to develop, model, analyse and improve solutions to problems and to design preferred sustainable futures
  • plan for providing opportunities to students to explore the contributions of First Nations Australians in designing sustainable products, environments and services.
Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
Location, Date & Time

1 Day Program – 9:00am – 3:00pm

South – Professional Learning Institute, Glenorchy

  • Wednesday 6 April 2022 – (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

North-West – paranaple convention centre, Devonport

  • Thursday 7 April 2022 – (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

North – Tailrace Centre, Launceston

  • Monday 11 April 2022 – (Cancelled due to COVID-19)