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NBSC Manly Campus

NBSC Manly Campus

The selective campus of Northern Beaches Secondary College

Telephone02 9905 3982

Emailnbscmanlys-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Stage 6

Students are able to choose one or more of the following Science subjects to study for the HSC:

Biology Stage 6

Year 11 biology course topics

  • Module 1 - Cells as the Basis of Life
  • Module 2 - Organisation of Living Things
  • Module 3 - Biological¬†Diversity
  • Module 4 - Ecosystem Dynamics.

Year 12 biology course topics

  • Module 5 - Heredity
  • Module 6 - Genetic Change
  • Module 7 - Infectious Disease
  • Module 8 - Non-infectious Disease and Disorders.

Chemistry Stage 6

Year 11 chemistry course topics

  • Module 1 - Properties and Structure of Matter
  • Module 2 - Introduction to Quantative Chemistry
  • Module 3 - Reactive Chemistry
  • Module 4 - Drivers of Reactions.

Year 12 chemistry course topics

  • Module 5 - Equilibrium and Acid Reactions¬†
  • Module 6 - Acid/Base Reactions
  • Module 7 - Organic Chemistry
  • Module 8 - Applying Chemical Ideas.

Physics Stage 6

Year 11 physics course topics

  • Module 1 - Kinematics
  • Module 2 - Dynamics
  • Module 3 - Waves and Thermodynamics
  • Module 4 - Electricity and Magnetism.

Year 12 physics course topics

  • Module 5 - Advanced Mechanics
  • Module 6 - Electromagnetism
  • Module 7 - The Nature of Light
  • Module 8 - From the Universe to the Atom.

Year 12 science extension

Students mus be studying at least 2 units of science to then pick up science extension.

  • Module 1 - The Foundations of Scientific Thinking
  • Module 2 - The Scientific Research Proposal
  • Module 3 - The Data, Evidence and Decisions
  • Module 4 - The Scientific Research Report.

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