10SCI

10 Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: B. Sturman

1.

Consumer Chemistry

How molecules in the things we use or consume can help or harm us.

 

2.

Reproduction

Why and how plants and animals reproduce and the importance of variation. How technology is used in the reproductive process.

 

3.

Essential Electricity

How electricity works and has revolutionised our lives.

 

4

Finite Resources

Finding alternatives to cheap oil and modifying our lifestyle to prevent plastic pollution and climate change.

 

5.

Road Safety

How speed, force, energy, road conditions and driver behaviour contribute to vehicle crashes and their consequences.

 

6.

Medical Science

Learning how different organ systems work in the human body, what can go wrong, and how science can help in diagnosis and treatment.

 

7.

Active Earth

Looking at NZ’s active geology, understanding geological processes and mitigating risks.

Science 

The course focuses on everyday contexts that are important and relevant for all members of society. Science at Year 10 will help you to develop the skills you need in NCEA.



Recommended Prior Learning

Y9 Science

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