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“Keep Your Cat inside”, Connected – Are you sure?, level 4, January 2013

26 January 2013

The first slide of the Connected article "Keep Your Cat Inside"

Data collected from kittycams and other sources show our wildlife is in greater danger from predators such as cats at night.

Find teacher support materials on Literacy Online: "Keep Your Cat Inside"

Other resources

These articles provide more information on the kittycams and helpful suggestions for keeping your cat inside.

Discussion starters

  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to establish the key attributes for an outcome (for example, a cat door) informed by stakeholder considerations. (level 4)
  • Outcome development and evaluation: Undertake functional modelling to develop design ideas into a conceptual design that addresses the key attributes. (level 4)
  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to explain how technological outcomes have been successfully used by end-users for purposes other than what they were originally designed for. (level 4)

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