Year 9 Science

9SCI
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Seddon

This is the first year of a two year course at Level 5 of the New Zealand Curriculum. Students will explore the 'Nature of Science' strand of the New Zealand Curriculum by continuing to develop their science capabilities including:

1. Gathering and interpreting information.

2. Using evidence to support ideas.

3. Critiquing evidence.

4. Making meaning of scientific representations.

5. Engaging with science.

The contexts used include aspects of the 'Living World', 'Material World', 'Physical World' and 'Planet Earth & Beyond' from Level 5 of the New Zealand Curriculum.


Pathway

Year 10 Science