Planning, programming and assessing science 7-10

In Stages 4 and 5, the study of science is mandatory.

The science Years 7-10 Syllabus (2018) emphasises inquiry-based learning. Students explore the physical world, earth and space, living world, and chemical world embedding the working scientifically skills of:

  • questioning and predicting
  • planning investigations
  • conducting investigations
  • processing and analysing data and information
  • communicating.

Programming includes detailed information and resources for teaching the skills of working scientifically including the student research project.

The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Science Years 7-10 Syllabus (2018) page contains useful information for the teaching of Stages 4 and 5 science.

For additional support contact an advisor on the further information pages.

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