Dungog High School

Prosperitati Specto - Strive For Success

Telephone02 4992 3022

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

Science

Staff

Mr Timothy Cooper – Head Teacher

Ms Deborah Oirbans

Mr Michael Kelly

Mrs Jolene Ninness

Ms Belinda Kirsten

Miss Karen Daffy

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.

Applications

For ease of use, students who carry a smartphone or other electronic device should load the following applications for use in the classroom.

 

Equipment

  1. It is preferred that students use A4 notebooks for Science, as well as bringing writing equipment to complete the presented learning activities.
  2. Appropriate footwear must be worn for working in the laboratory.