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Marine Studies

Marine Studies

 

 

Marine Studies is available to study in Stage 5 and Stage 6.

Stage 5 – this subject can be chosen as an elective for a 100 hour course or a 200 hour course.

Stage 6 – this subject is a non ATAR subject which can be studied in Years 11 and 12.

 

Stage 6 – Year 11

In the Year 11 Marine Course will undertake different Marine-based activities such as snorkelling, fishing and PADI diving. They will also undertake water safety skills training and theory lessons on different aspects of the Marine environment.

Assessment Tasks

Task 1 – Practical Activities

Task 2 – Research

Task 3 – Examination

 

Stage 6 – Year 12

 

Assessment Tasks

Task 1 – Practical

Task 2 – Research

Task 3 – Personal Interest Project (PIP)

Task 4 – Examination

 

Stage 5 – Year 10

In Year 10 Marine Studies students participate in practical (snorkelling) activities and focus on aquaculture, the importance of local marine environments and threats to the marine environment.

200 hours Course – Semester 1 – Assessment Items

  • Snorkelling Participation
  • Field Study
  • Research Task
  • Examination

200 hours Course – Semester 2 – Assessment Items

  • Snorkelling Participation
  • Research Task
  • Examination

Semester 1 – 100 hours Course – Assessment Items

  • Snorkelling Participation
  • Field Study
  • Research Task
  • Examination

Semester 2 – 100 hours Course – Assessment Items

  • Snorkelling Participation
  • Research Task
  • Examination

 

Stage 5 – Year 9

In Year 9 Marine Studies students participate in practical (snorkelling and fishing) activities and focus on the importance of marine environments. This course is only for 1 semester.

Assessment Tasks

  • Snorkelling Participation
  • Water Safety
  • Research Task
  • Examination