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:

  • Working scientifically
  • Properties of substances
  • Mixtures
  • Earth resources
  • Classification and cells
  • Habitats and interactions
  • Forces
  • Earth in space. 

Year 8 topics include:

  • Science skills and data
  • Plants
  • Growth and reproduction
  • Cells and vertebrate body systems
  • Energy and electrostatics
  • Physical and chemical change
  • Elements, compounds and mixtures
  • Simple machines
  • Rocks
  • Exploration and mining.

Year 9 topics include:

  • Chemistry (materials and reactions)
  • Disease
  • Waves and heat, light and sound
  • Light and sound
  • Electromagnetic radiation
  • Electricity
  • Body coordination
  • Global systems
  • Forensic science. 

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

The topics are:

  • Chemical reactions
  • The Universe - from big bang to black holes
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Physics of motion and collisions
  • Dynamic earth and plate techtonics
  • Report on an individually designed and executed experiment to answer a specific question.

 

 

 

 

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