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Year 11 and 12 Aquatic Practices

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​​​​Pre-requis​​ites

None

Co-requisites​​

N/A ​​​​

Subject Desc​​​ription

Aquatic Practices provides opportunities for students to explore, experience and learn practical skills and knowledge valued in aquatic workplaces and other settings. Students gain insight into the management of aquatic regions and t​heir ecological and environmental systems, helping them to position themselves within a long and sustainable tradition of custodianship.

Weekly workload in h​ours​

4+ hours

Structu​​re​

​​​​Areas of study​

​Core topics​​​​

​Elective topics​
​​Environmental​
​Environmental conditions
Ecosystems
Conservation and sustainability ​
​Citizen science​
​Recreational​
​Entering the aquatic environment​
​Aquatic activities​
​Commercial​
​Employment​
​​Aquaculture, aquaponics and aquariums
Boat building and marine engineering ​
​Cultural​
​Cultural understandings​
​Historical understandings​
​Safety and management practices​
​Legislation, rules and regulations for aquatic environments
Equipment maintenance and operations
First aid and safety
Management practices ​
​N/A

Assessme​​nt

For Aquatic Practices, assessment from Units 3 and 4 is used to determine the student’s exit result, and consists of four instruments, including no more than two assessment instruments from any one technique. ​

Summative assess​ment

​Project​
Investigation​
Extended response​
​Examination
​​Performance
​A response to a single task, situation and/or scenario.​
​A response that includes locating and using information beyond students’ own knowledge and the data they have been given.​
​Technique that assesses the interpretation, analysis/examination and/or evaluation of ideas and information in provided stimulus materials.​
​A response that answers a number of provi​ded questions, scenarios and/or problems.​
​A technique that assesses physical demonstrations as outcomes of applying a range of cognitive, technical and physical skills.




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Last reviewed 10 June 2021
Last updated 10 June 2021