This resource has been developed with specific reference to the Australian Curriculum: Design and Technologies for Years 5 and 6, and the Australian Curriculum: HASS Economics and Business Knowledge and Understanding area of study for Years 5 and 6.

Design and Technologies

  • Examine how people in design and technologies occupations address competing considerations, including sustainability in the design of products, services and environments for current and future use. ACTDEK019

  • Investigate characteristics and properties of a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment, and evaluate the impact of their use. ACTDEK023


Economics and business

  • Examine types of resources (natural, human, capital) and the ways societies use them to satisfy the needs and wants of present and future generations.  ACHASSK120
  • Investigate the reasons businesses exist and the different ways they provide goods and services. ACHASSK151