Unit title: “Innovation and Insight” Science, technology, and society
Global issue cluster(s): Science, technology, and the environment
Area of exploration(s): Time and Space; Intertextuality
Key concepts: Creativity, transformation
Related concepts: Genre, context, plot, character, conflict, theme, setting
Statement of inquiry: Literary and non-literary writings about technology recognise the profound ways in which scientific advancement shapes our world, our hopes, and our fears.
Text(s): Science-fiction / dystopian literary work and selected language texts dealing with science and technology (feature articles, opinion columns, letters to the editor)