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Table 1 Topic areas described in the Curriculum Questionnaire

From: A statistical analysis of the characteristics of the intended curriculum for Japanese primary science and its relationship to the attained curriculum

SC408AA a) Major body structures and their functions in humans and other organisms (plants and animals)
SC408AB b) Life cycles and reproduction in plants and animals
SC408AC c) Physical features, behavior, and survival of organisms living in different environments
SC408AD d) Relationships in a given community (e.g., simple food chains, predator prey relationships)
SC408AE e) Changes in environments (effects of human activity, pollution and its prevention)
SC408AF f) Human health (e.g., transmission/prevention of communicable diseases, signs of health/illness, diet, exercise)