SCIENCE 13F - Full Year

SCI13F
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Hanlon

This course studies a broad variety of topics, with an emphasis on scientific literacy and building the skills needed to make educated decisions in the future. This is designed for students who are not planning to pursue Biology, Chemistry or Physics. Topics in this course build on those presented in Years 9 and 10 and develop the student's understanding of the Nature of Science. 

Classes will study  from the following areas, although the exact topics may vary year to year: 

1. The movement of carbon in our environment.

2. Horticulture.

3. Effects of exercise on the human body.  

4. Investigation in Science.

5. Recognising different reaction types. 

This course will offer 16 credits (4 standards) which will be selected from the list below. 

NOTE: Students can only choose ONE Science option at Year 11.

FUTURE POSSIBILITIES

This course can lead into a number of different Science pathways in the Senior school, including Physical Science, General Science, Life Sciences, Agriculture, Horticulture, and Astronomy.


Learning Areas:

Science



Pathway

AGRICULTURE 23S - Semester, ASTRONOMICAL STUDIES 21S - Semester, HORTICULTURE 23S - Semester, LIFE SCIENCES 22S - Semester