Science Extension Year 9

Course Details

Compulsory - Full Year


To develop skills that enable students to generate and test ideas, and observe, investigate and model in order to develop scientific knowledge, understanding and explaining skills.


A hands-on course that encourages students to investigate and learn about the nature of Science, through the following possible themes:

- Skills in Science

- Particles and the Atom

- Planet Earth

- Waves (energy, light and sound)

- Communities.


Students may also be given chances to participate in the following:

- Australian Science Competition

- New Zealand based Science competitions


Standards based assessment, which includes on-going internal assessment and end of year exam.

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