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Science B

Year 10
Learning Area: 
Semester 2
Additional Cost: 

Who is this course for?

This course is for students who are inquisitive and want to interrelate their science understanding with consequences for society and the environment.

What will I learn?

you will:

  • explore systems at different scales and connect microscopic and macroscopic properties to explain phenomena
  • explore the biological, chemical, geological and physical evidence for different theories, such as the theories of natural selection and the Big Bang
  • connect atomic theory development with relationships in the periodic table
  • develop understanding of how motion and forces are related by applying physical laws
  • form relationships between aspects of the living, physical and chemical world are applied to systems on a local and global scale and this enables students to predict how changes will affect equilibrium within these systems.

How will I be assessed?

Your skills knowledge and understanding will be assessed in a variety of presentation methods including at least one

  • Issue investigation with human endeavour capability
  • Experiment report
  • Skills and Applications task
  • Collaborative work with self-assessment.