11 ATAR Integrated Science

Course Outline 2019

 

Week Content Assessment

Term 1

1

Me, My Car and The Drive

Course introduction and ATAR expectations

Conducting Investigations, Writing reports

 
2-3

Me, My Car and The Drive

Driver factors – neurology, reaction times, braking distance

Task 1: Test – The Driver
4-7

Me, My Car and The Drive

Vehicle factors – Newton’s Laws of Motion, collisions, vehicle safety

Task 2: Test – The Car
8-10

Me, My Car and The Drive

Sound and hearing

Task 3: Practical – Hearing

Term 2

1-3

Me, My Car and The Drive

Hearing loss – conductive and nerve

Effect of loud noise and long exposure to noise

Task 4: Extended response – Hearing Assignment

Task 5: Test – Sound, Hearing and impairment

4-6

Me, My Car and The Drive

Revision

Exams

Task 6: Semester 1 examination
7-10

Ecosystem services

Biodiversity

Task 7: Investigation – Biodiversity

Term 3

1-3

Key threats to biodiversity – external Task 8: Extended response -Quarantine
4-6 Key Threats to biodiversity – internal Task 9: Test – Key threats to biodiversity
7-9

Ecosystem interactions

Ecological monitoring

Monitoring techniques

Task 10: Practical – Monitoring ecosystems

Term 4

1-4

Soil and water quality monitoring

Interpreting monitoring data

Environmental impact statements

Task 11: Test – Environmental monitoring
5

Revision

Exams

Task 12:  Semester 2 examination

This document is subject to revision.

The Year 11 Syllabus for Integrated Science, ATAR can be found on the SCSA website.

http://www.scsa.wa.edu.au/