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Year 8 Science

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Year 8 Science students will be involved with some Physics, lots of Biology, starting their Chemistry journey and finishing with investigating the Earth’s resources and the sustainable management of these resources. They will also be consolidating and reinforcing their Working Scientifically skills throughout the program.


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17 September 2021Year 8 students have gained further skills and understanding in working scientifically, chemistry, physics and biology. In Term 4 the focus will be on Earth’s resources and resource management.

Year 8 students will be informed by their teachers about the status of the Term 4 assessment task on their return to school for Term 4.


Year 8 Science Program

Semester One topics include:

  • Forces
  • Cell Theory & Unicellular Organisms
  • Multicellular Organisms
  • Human Systems

Semester Two topics include:

  • Elements and Compounds
  • Mixtures
  • Chemical Changes
  • Earth’s Resources
  • Resource Management


Year 8 Science Assessment

Task 1 – Scientific Report

Task 2 – Half-Yearly Examination

Task 3 – Practical Test

Task 4 – Yearly Examination