NBSC Manly Campus

The selective campus of Northern Beaches Secondary College

Telephone02 9905 3982

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

Stages 4 & 5

Year 7 study the following topics:

  • Investigating science
  • Properties of substances
  • Mixtures
  • Earth resources
  • Classification and cells
  • Habitats and interactions
  • Forces
  • Machines
  • Earth in space

 

Year 8 topics include:

  • Science skills and data
  • Living systems
  • Growth and reproduction
  • Energy
  • Physical and chemical change
  • Elements, compounds and mixtures
  • Atoms
  • Rocks
  • Exploration and mining

 

Year 9 students

Year 9 students research into energy in ecosystems

 Year 9 topics include:

  • Materials and reactions
  • Disease
  • Heat
  • Light and sound
  • Electromagnetic radiation
  • Electrical energe
  • Body coordination
  • Ecosystems
  • Plate tectonics

 

In Year 10 topics are taught by teachers with special expertise of the subject on a rotation basis.

The topics are

  • Chemical reactions and the periodic table
  • Universe and global systems
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Motion and structures,
  • Earth and environment
  • an individual experimental report

 

 

 

 

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