Level 2 General Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course aims to expose students to ways that Science is present and used in industries and careers in our local area. Students will learn that scientific knowledge is revised, refined and extended as new evidence arises, and that Science is a culturally and socially valuable knowledge system. They will learn how scientists use critical and creative thinking to develop questions and conclusions about the world around them.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Scientific thinking.
  • Geological processes in the formation of different rock types.
  • Measurement and analysis.
  • Forces and how they apply to structures.
  • Reasoning skills.
  • Identifying ions in solution.
  • Written communication. 
  • Inheritance and population genetics.

Year Levels/Departments:

Science, Seniors

Resources Required

1B8 or 1E8 exercise book or similar
14J8 refill graph paper
SciPad Mini - 2.6 Genetic Variation and Change (recommended) Optional
Scientific or graphic calculator
Field trips (no cost) will occur throughout the year. All field trips will depart and arrive back at school during school hours.