Year 9 Learning Support

Goals of this course are to:

  • Provide clear rules and boundaries for appropriate behaviour.
  • Teach social and team skills.
  • Provide an engaging science course.
  • Improve the literacy skills (reading, writing and numeracy) of students.
  • For students to work consistently at Level 3 of the curriculum by the end of the year.

Each unit is 3-4 weeks long

2015 topics:

  1. What is Science?
  2. Why do we make ...... out of ......?
  3. How do we measure.......?
  4. Alive or not?
  5. Skateboards and Scooters
  6. Space Travel
  7. Food?
  8. Apocalypse
  9. How can you survive in the Desert??
  10. Make the biggest crystal
  11. Combustion Engines
  12. What does this bit do??
  13. Energy efficient house
  14. Growing Plants
  15. LASERS