Students gain an understanding of the scientific approach to problem solving and how to plan and conduct their own scientific experiments to test hypotheses. They analyse data and apply their scientific knowledge to evaluate results provides a structure within specific content is presented.
Students are encouraged to relate the content of the classroom to real life contexts as they develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Science is compulsory from year 8 through to Year 10 and is an elective subject for Stage 1 and Stage 2 students.
From Stage 1 onwards, Science subjects are broken down into separate fields of study to enable students to have a choice in the type of Science they would like to study. The areas of study that students can select includes Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Forensics, Sport Studies Psychology and Nutrition.