Year 8 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 cell structures and functions
2. Chemistry – understanding of matter, elements, compounds, mixtures and chemical change
3. Physics – understanding of energy types and transfers
4. Earth and Environmental Science – understanding of rock types, the processes which form them and plate tectonics

ASSESSMENT TYPES

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

Skills Tasks:
Includes supervised tasks and activities