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Curriculum 2022

Science

 

Subject Name Science
Year Level 10
Subject Length Full Year
Subject Type Compulsory
Staff Contact Tim Rodgers
timothy.rodgers687@schools.sa.edu.au

Content

Students study scientific concepts and explore how they relate to everyday life. Students develop their inquiry skills through practical investigations which allow students to formulate and test hypotheses and draw conclusions.  

Topics may include: 

  • Chemical Sciences: Atoms and the Periodic Table, Chemical Reactions
  • Biological Sciences: Natural Selection, Evolution, DNA, Genetics
  • Physical Sciences: Motion and Energy
  • Earth and Space Sciences: Earth Systems, Space Science

Assessment

Tasks may include:

  • Investigation Reports: Make a Product; Rates of Reaction; STEM Trebuchet, Natural Selection
  • Video: CRISPR
  • Essay: Climate Change
  • Examination at the end of each semester

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