7 Science

Course and Assessment Outline 2019

Week Topic Textbook Assessment Weighting

Term 2,

Week 9

Classification –

Plants

5.8 (pages 94-95)

5.9 (pages 96-97)

   

Term 2,

Week 10

Classification – Marine animals Zoo Excursion?

Lab report

Experiment 5.6 Marine animal dissection

10%

Term 3,

Week 1

Interactions –

Organisms all connected

6.1 (pages 102–103)

6.2 (pages 104–105)

   

Term 3,

Week 2

Interactions –

Food webs

Habitat destruction

6.3 (pages 106–107)

6.4 (pages 108–209)

   

Term 3,

Week 3

Interactions –

Studying ecosystems

6.5 (pages 110–111)

6.6 (pages 112–113)

   

Term 3,

Week 4

Forces –

Push, pull, twist

6.7 (pages 114–115)

7.1 (pages 120–121)

Test –

 Chapter 5 & 6

classification and Organism interactions

15%

Term 3,

Week 5

Forces –

Balanced/unbalanced

Contact/non-contact

7.2 (pages 122–123)

7.3 (pages 124–125)

   

Term 3,

Week 6

Forces –

Magnets

Electrostatic forces

7.4 (pages 126–127)

7.5 (pages 128–129

   

Term 3,

Week 7

Forces –

Friction

Decreasing work

7.6 (pages 130–131)

7.7 (pages 132–133)

Investigation

Experiment 7.6

15%

Term 3,

Week 8

Forces –

Pulley

machines

7.8 (pages 134–135)

7.9 (pages 136–137)

   

Term 3,

Week 9

Forces –

Forces in Sport

7.10 (pages 138–139)

Experiment 7.9 (p 208)

Test – Chapter 7

Forces

15%

Term 4,

Week 1

Gravity –

Earth

Solar system

8.1 (pages 144–145)

8.2 (pages 146–147)

   

Term 4,

Week 2

Gravity –

Moon

microgravity

8.3 (pages 148–149)

8.4 (pages 150–151)

Assignment

Skills lab 8.1

5%

Term 4,

Week 3

Earth, sun, moon

Interactions

light

9.1 (pages 156–157)

9.2 (pages 158–159)

   

Term 4,

Week 4

Earth, sun, moon

Seasons

Astronomers

9.3 (pages 160–161)

9.4 (pages 162–163)

Test – Chapter 8 and 9

Earth, space, sun, moon, gravity

20%

Term 4,

Week 5-6

Revision

Review (pages 116–118)

Review (pages 140–142)

Review (pages 152–154)

Review (pages 164–166)

Lab book due 5%

Term 4,

Week 7-9

Exams Semester 2 review

Exam –

Semester 2

15%
Semester 2 TOTAL: 100%