Standard Science (Year 10)

Standard Science (Year 10)

Course Summary

Are you looking to be challenged scientifically at an appropriate level? Standard Science prepares you for studying science in VCE, as well as raising your awareness of science being a springboard into different career pathways. You will apply science to everyday life through a combination of theory, research and hands-on investigation. You’ll explore a range of topics relevant to biology, physics, environment and chemistry.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Explore genetics and DNA, evolution, the structure of an atom, elements and their properties, chemical reactions, sustainability and earth systems, forces and motion, and the universe through theory, research and hands-on investigation
  • Undertake a range of practical and research-based investigations into real-world applications
  • Develop scientific inquiry skills

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Science Learning Area Leader

Terri Gregotski

Advanced Science (Year 10)

Advanced Science (Year 10)

Course Summary

Do you enjoy Science? Are you looking at studying Science at a higher level? Advanced Science replaces the Standard Year 10 Science. This subject gives you a strong foundation and a broader perspective for future scientific studies and pathways. It is an extension on the content covered in Standard Science. It will equip you with tackling rigorous scientific concepts and problems. All students who select Advanced Science will need to undertake a test

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Rigorous exploration of key scientific concepts
  • Use technology and real-world investigations related to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Excursion $75

Competitions $20

Learning Area Contact

Science Learning Area Leader

Terri Gregotski