The course aims to develop the students’ knowledge and understanding of a range of scientific concepts. It also develops scientific attitudes and investigative skills that lead students to a better understanding of their everyday world. The topics covered at this level are human body systems, force and motion, electricity, acids and bases, micro-organisms, genetics and geology. All students will use data loggers to carry out a science investigation. In addition, while the students are at Kahunui the focus of their science studies will be in the field of ecology.



Internal assessment. Two written internal examinations.


Recommended Prior Achievement Level




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