Dungog High School

Prosperitati Specto - Strive For Success

Telephone02 4992 3022

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

Science

Staff

Timothy Cooper – Head Teacher

Sophie Breen

Karen Daffy

Michael Kelly

Jolene Ninness

Deborah Oirbans

Tina Tiedeman

Science is mandatory for all students from Year 7 to Year 10.

Science 7-10 provides a way of inquiring about the world around us. It explores evidence and investigates ways to discover, develop and produce solutions to real-world problems. Science emphasises the skills for working scientifically, as well as critical and creative thinking to address scientific issues.

The syllabus consists of the following strands:

  • Physical world
  • Earth and space
  • Living world
  • Chemical world
  • Working scientifically

In Years 11 and 12, students can choose from different science disciplines, including:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and environmental science
  • Investigating science
  • Physics.