Year 10 Science

Core Program

This course covers the key subject area of Science.

Our term courses are scheduled in line with public school term dates. There are 4 terms per year and usually 10 lessons per term, with one lesson each week. You can commence our courses at any time, however a new term starts in late January, April, July and October.

Our Science course enable students to:

  • Develop knowledge of science concepts and the scientific method through theoretical and practical learning and experimentation.

Program schedules are designed to allow maximum flexibility for students.

Course Structure
  • Science
  • 4 terms in a year, 10 weeks in a term
  • 1 hour lessons per week, during term
  • Can be combined with Maths (Maths + Science: 2.5 hour lessons per week)
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers
Course Outline

Year 10 SCIENCE

Term 1
Week 1 — The Periodic Table
Week 2 — Reactivity of Metals
Week 3 — Ionic Bonding
Week 4 — Covalent Bonding
Week 5 — Writing Chemical Equations
Week 6 — Rate of Reactions
Week 7 — Production of Chemical Substances
Week 8 — Revision and Test
Week 9 — Measuring Motion
Week 10 — Force and Acceleration

Term 2
Week 1 — Newton’s Laws of Motion
Week 2 — Energy Conservation and Transformations
Week 3 — Motion Analysis and Calculations
Week 4 — The Big Bang Theory
Week 5 — Formation of Stars and Galaxies
Week 6 — Exploration of the Universe
Week 7 — Cycles in Nature
Week 8 — Revision and Test
Week 9 — Human Impacts on Natural Cycles
Week 10 — The Greenhouse Effect

Term 3
Week 1 — Atmospheric pollution
Week 2 — CFCs and the Ozone Depletion
Week 3 — Evolution
Week 4 — Meiosis and Fertilisation
Week 5 — Genes and Inheritance
Week 6 — DNA
Week 7 — Gene Technology
Week 8 — Revision and Test
Week 9 — Artificial Selection and Evolution Case Studies
Week 10 — Carbon Chemistry

Term 4 (Year 11 Jumpstart)
(Physics / Chemistry)
Week 1 — Kinematics / Properties & Structure of Matter I
Week 2 — Dynamics / Properties & Structure of Matter II
Week 3 — Waves I / Properties & Structure of Matter III
Week 4 — Waves II / Chemical Reactions I
Week 5 — Thermodynamics / Chemical Reactions II
Week 6 — Electricity I / Redox Reaction I
Week 7 — Electricity II / Redox Reaction I
Week 8 — End of Term Test / End of Term Test
Week 9 — Circular Motion / Reactive Chemistry
Week 10 — Practical and Data Processing Skills / Practical and Data Processing Skills

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