Year 10 Science

Assessment Outline 2019

Assessment type (from syllabus) Assessment type weighting (from syllabus) Assessment task weighting Assessment task
Science Enquiry 20% 6% Task 2: Practical – Genes
6% Task 9: Practical – Chemical Reactions
8% Task 15: Practical – Newton’s Law
Extended response 15% 3% Task 1: Research Task – Genetics
3% Task 4: Research Task – Evolution
3% Task 6: Research Task – The Periodic Table
3% Task 11: Research Task – Global Systems and The Universe
3% Task 14: Research Task – Car Safety
Test 25% 4% Task 3: Unit Test – Genetics
3% Task 5: Unit Test – Evolution
3.5% Task 7: Unit Test – The Periodic Table
3% Task 10: Unit Test – Chemical Reactions
3.5% Task 12: Unit Test – Global Systems
3.5% Task 13: Unit Test – The Universe
4.5% Task 16: Unit Test – Motion and Energy
Examination 40% 20%

Task 8: Semester 1 examination

Section One: 20 multiple-choice questions (20%)

Section Two: 6–8 short answer questions (60%)

Section Three: two questions from a choice of three (20%)

20%

Task 17: Semester 2 examination

Section One: 30 multiple-choice questions (30%)

Section Two: 6–8 short answer questions (50%)

Section Three: two questions from a choice of three (20%)

Total 100% 100%