Science Investigations


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Science Investigations

  1. 1. Year 9/10 Science Investigations
  2. 2. <ul><li>Students study the role of experiments in science. </li></ul><ul><li>They perform many different experiments from the fields of biology, physics and chemistry. </li></ul><ul><li>They investigate variable control. </li></ul><ul><li>They develop their practical and reporting skills in taking and recording measurements. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Students use laptop computers to measure and record data directly using dataloggers. </li></ul><ul><li>Science Investigations is an activity based science subject which can be combined with other science electives or simply the science elective of choice. </li></ul><ul><li>It provides students with an excellent background in skill development for their future science endeavours. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Students learn about scientific method by performing many experiments </li></ul>
  5. 5. Microscopes are used in Science Investigations
  6. 6. <ul><li>Assessment includes practical and theory tests, experiment reports, data analysis tasks, project work and final examination. </li></ul><ul><li>A model of a solar powered hydrogen fuel cell – used to supply energy. Investigations include </li></ul><ul><li>measuring energy </li></ul><ul><li>output and efficiency </li></ul>