Year 10 Science

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

Science is about learning about how the world around and within us works. Students will learn how to inquire, observe, and write in a science context so that they can participate as critical, informed, and responsible citizens in a society in which science plays a significant role. They will also view the world through both a science and mātauranga Māori lens. Activities will involve: experiments, discussion, inquiry and many other hands-on learning tasks.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Gather and interpret data.
  • How our organs work together and what can go wrong with them. How characteristics can be passed down from parents to offspring.
  • Use evidence to support ideas.
  • The role of forces and energy. transformations in everyday life, and the link between electricity and magnetism.
  • Critique evidence.
  • The effect of climate change on the planet and what we can do to reduce this. Why NZ has earthquakes and volcanoes.
  • Interpret representations such as models, graphs, charts and written text.
  • How matter is made up of atoms and how scientists classify chemicals into different groups.
  • Engage with science in real life contexts.

Resources Required

2 x 1E5 or 1B5 Exercise Book or equivalent

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