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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 plan and conduct a scientific investigation with the Scientific Report being submitted as an assessment task.


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15 August 2019 – Year 9 students have been issued with the notification for Assessment Task 3. This is a depth study task (Student Research Project) where students will plan and conduct an investigation then submit a Scientific Report as the assessment task submission. It will be done in Science lessons for Weeks 4, 5 and 6. 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 notification

Task 4 – Yearly Examination