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Year 9 Science

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Year 9 Science students will further their experiences in Astronomy, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Working Scientifically skills will be further explored and consolidated through class activities, primary and secondary investigations. Students will begin the process of planning and conducting a scientific investigation as part of an individual assessment task that will conclude in Year 10 Science.

 

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20 February 2019 – Year 9 students have been issued with the notification for Assessment Task 1. This is a practical task that is to be conducted in class. Students can prepare for this task by reviewing the investigations conducted in the topic called Waves and Particles. The notification can be found here.

 

Year 9 Science Program

Semester One topics include:

  • Waves and Particles
  • Co-ordination Systems
  • Reproduction

Semester Two topics include:

  • Chemistry – atoms and elements
  • Chemistry – compounds
  • Electricity
  • Disease
  • Astronomy
  • Ecosystems

 

Year 9 Science Assessment

Task 1 – Practical Test

Task 2 – Half-Yearly Examination

Task 3 – Scientific Report

Task 4 – Yearly Examination