Science Extension Year 9
Course DetailsCompulsory - Full Year
Purpose: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)
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.