Year 10 Science

LENGTH OF COURSE: Full Year Compulsory

ASSUMED BACKGROUND:Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES:  Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

1. Biology – understanding of heritable characteristics, genetics, and evolution and natural selection
2. Chemistry – understanding of atoms, the Periodic Table, the nature of metals and non-metals, and factors affecting the rates of chemical reactions
3. Physics – understanding of the Law of Conservation of Energy and the motion of objects
4. Earth and Environmental Science – understanding of earth systems and the movement of elements between them
including the carbon cycle.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Investigations Folio:
Includes practical and Science as a Human Endeavour activities, with written reports

Skills Tasks:
Includes supervised tasks and activities with a written examination