10 Science Earth and Space

Year 10: Semester 1 / Advanced Technologies

Australian Curriculum Website:  https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/science/

Pre-Requisite: It is compulsory that students select one of the Semester 2 science courses. This is one of the options, the other opt
ions are:

  • 10 Science B Body and Mind
  • 10 Science B Biomedical

If a student wants to select more than one semester 2 science course they are able to select Biomedical Science as a choice subject. For example, a student could select either Earth and Space Science 2 or Body and Mind Science 2 as their Science Semester 2 Option and also select Biomedical Science 2 as a choice subject.

The course incorporates key ideas and associated standards of the Australian Curriculum as well as builds investigation, Analysis, and Evaluation skills required for SACE science courses.

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

The course incorporates key ideas and associated standards of the Australian Curriculum as well as builds investigation, Analysis, and Evaluation skills required for SACE science courses. This course is relevant to students with an interest in Environment Science and Physics subject areas. It provides insight into life on earth and features of the universe and beyond.

Questions investigated in this course could include:

  • What is the universe made of?
  • How did life begin?
  • Are we alone in the universe and are there other universes?
  • Why is there stuff?
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ASSESSMENT

Students are assessed against the Science Australian Curriculum achievement standards.
These may include options such as:

  • practicals/investigations
  • research tasks or projects (group or individual)
  • topic tests

Additional Information

This is 1 of 3 choices available for students to choose a compulsory science subject in semester 2.


Various excursion opportunities may be offered to students which may incur additional costs.