Filed under Year 9 Science

Year 9 science – Rounding off the unit.

Image source Tuesday September 17 Learning intentions: To understand what Australian Standards are and how they are used using an authentic research activity. Success criteria: You will be able to explain what Australian Standards are and how they relate to the light levels at Hawkesdale College. Links to AusVELS: Students will communicate scientific ideas and information for … Continue reading

Year 9 science – Supersenses

Super senses wiki page – this is where you put your animal senses project. Wallwisher page – go to this page to post your name and the name of the project. If you used slideshare write slideshare on your note so I know where to find your project. Powerpoint instructions: Upload your powerpoint to Slideshare Save to … Continue reading

Year 9 Science – Do you have enough light?

Image source Tuesday September 11 Learning intentions To investigate the light levels in various parts of the school and compare these levels with the Australian Standards. Success criteria You will be able to describe how the lighting in the school relates to the levels set in the Australian Standards. Links to AusVELS: Planning and conducting: … Continue reading

Year 9 science – Research project

Image source Friday September 7th. Report is due Friday 14th September. Send to: teachingfantasticscience@gmail.com Learning intentions: To understand that human senses are limited to only part of the sound range and electromagnetic spectrum. You will discover that animals have different sensory perceptions than humans and that a human’s senses can be enhanced with a range … Continue reading

Year 9 science – Pushing the limits: sight

Image source Learning intention: To gain an understanding of how the eye works and the biological processes that make us see. Success criteria: Students will be able to relate the processes of vision and how it works. Links to VELS: They investigate how energy may be responsible for the changes observed in biological, chemical and physical … Continue reading

Year 9 Science – Extra Sensory Perception

  Image source Tuesday 28th Learning intentions: To understand that human senses are limited to only part of the sound range and electromagnetic spectrum. You will discover that animals have different sensory perceptions than humans and that a human’s senses can be enhanced with a range of tools and equipment. Success criteria: You will demonstrate … Continue reading

Year 9 Science – Seeing in colour.

                                                                            Image source Monday 27th. Learning intentions: You will learn how the way we see colour is influenced by the visible light spectrum. Success criteria: You will be able to explain how white light is made up of colours and how the colour we see is influenced by the parts of the spectrum which is reflected … Continue reading