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Year 10 science

Year 10 Science students will complete the Stage 5 Science course that contributes to their RoSA (Record of School Achievement). The topics covered will increase knowledge and understanding of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology and Physics and prepare students for Stage 6 Science courses. Within the topics covered in the Year 10 Science program the Working Scientifically skills will be reviewed and enhanced. Assessment tasks include the submission of a scientific report of a primary investigation that was planned in Year 9 and a practical test.

Latest News

17 September 2021 – Year 10 students are continuing to develop their skills and understanding in Science. 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 10 Program

  • Biology – Genetics
  • Biology – Evolution
  • Chemistry – Chemical Reactions
  • Geology – Plate Tectonics
  • Geology – Natural Events
  • Physics – Motion
  • Physics – Energy Conservation

Yr 10 Assessment Tasks

Task 1 – Depth Study

Task 2 – Half-Yearly Examination

Task 3 – Practical Test

Task 4 – Yearly Examination

We would like to remind students and parents/carers of the requirements of the Year 10 Assessment Policy in regards to the completion and submission of assessment tasks.