Program Overview - Yass High School

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Dec 12, 2012 (4 years and 8 months ago)

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YEAR 10


SCIENCE
TOPIC OUTLINE 2012





Semester 1

Semester 2

Topic

Reactions
All
Around Us

From
Microwav
es To
Lasers

Genetic
Engineerin
g

Traffic
Science

The
Universe

Human
Environmen
tal Impact

Topic duration

Yr

10 students do topics at different times during each semester. There is a topic
rotation timetable on the next page

Assessment tasks

Knowledge and
Understanding
of Science

Reactions
Topic Test

Microwave
s to Lasers
Topic Test

Genetic
Engineering
Topic
Test

Traffic
Science
Topic Test

Universe
Topic Test


Research

Skills

SRP draft research

Genetic
Engineering
Assignment




Presenting
Information
Skills

Metal
activity
series task





Local
Environment
Study

Problem
Solving Skills

Information
Processing
Test

Information Processing Test

Planning and
Conducting
Investigations

SRP draft + final report

Practical Skills Test


Timeframe

10SE

10SN

10SC

10SR

Notes

Topic 1

T1W2
-
T1W7

6wk topic

1/02/12
-
9/03/12

REACTIONS
ALL
AROUND US

Mr Wallace

FROM

MICROWAVE
S TO LASERS

Mr
Duncan

REACTIONS
ALL
AROUND US

Mr McAleer

FROM
MICROWAVE
S TO LASERS

Mrs Chaplin

Students start
SRP

Topic 2

T1W8
-
T2W2

6wk topic

12/03/12
-
4/05/12

FROM
MICROWAVE
S TO LASERS

Mr
Duncan

REACTIONS
ALL
AROUND US

Mr Wallace

FROM
MICROWAVE
S

TO LASERS

Mrs Chaplin

REACTIONS
ALL
AROUND US

Mr McAleer

SRP d
ue 29/4/11
.

Write half yearly
reports on this class

Topic 3

T2W3
-
T2W8

6wk topic

7/05/12
-
15/06/12

GENETIC
ENGINEERIN
G

Mr Wallace

TRAFFIC
SCIENCE

Mr Duncan

TRAFFIC
SCIENCE

Mr McAleer

GENETIC
ENGINEERIN
G

Mrs Chaplin


Topic 4

T2W9
-
T3W4

6wk topic

18/06/12
-
10/08/12

TRAFFIC
SCIENCE

Mr Duncan

GENETIC
ENGINEERIN
G

Mr Wallace

GENETIC
ENGINEERIN
G

Mrs Chaplin

TRAFFIC
SCIENCE

Mr McAleer

Parent teacher
evening
24/7/2012

Topic 5

T3W5
-
T3W10

6wk topic

13/08/12
-
21/09/12

THE
UNIVERSE

Mr Wallace

THE
UNIVERSE

Mr Duncan

THE
UNIVERSE

Mr McAleer

THE
UNIVERSE

Mrs Chaplin



Topic 6

T4W1
-
T4W6

6wk topic

8/10/12
-
16/11/12

HUMAN
ENVIRONMENT
AL IMPACT

Mr Duncan

HUMAN
ENVIRONMENT
AL IMPACT

Mr Wallace

HUMAN
ENVIRONMENT
AL

IMPACT

Mrs Chaplin

HUMAN
ENVIRONMENT
AL IMPACT

Mr McAleer

Practical Testing

Write yearly reports
on this class

Topic 7

T4W7
-
T4W10

19/11/12
-
14/12/12

SENIOR
SCIENCE
ELECTIVE

SENIOR
SCIENCE
ELECTIVE

SENIOR
SCIENCE
ELECTIVE

SENIOR
SCIENCE
ELECTIVE