SCEE - Science Extension

Level:
Year 9
Type:
Compulsory
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
Yes
Leads To:
Science Extension (Year 10)

Purpose:

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

Content:

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

Assessment:

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

Other courses in Science (Extension):

(*) Last Reviewed: July 26, 2019

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