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Science - Above satisfactory - Year 10

This portfolio of student work shows that the student analyses how the Periodic Table organises elements and can explain how it can be used to make predictions about the properties of elements (WS6). The student can explain how different factors influence …

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Science - Above satisfactory - Year 7

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can describe techniques to separate pure substances from mixtures (WS1, WS2, WS4). The student represents and predicts the effects of unbalanced forces, including Earth’s gravity, on motion (WS3). The …

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Periodic table pamphlet – ABOVE

Students were asked to create a 'How to use the Periodic Table' guide which details the trends of the Periodic Table including the chemical background of one particular Group or Period. Students were asked to consider types of elements, ions and the electronic …

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Science - Above satisfactory - Year 8

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can use the particle model to explain and predict the properties and behaviours of substances (WS1). The student identifies different forms of energy and describes how energy transfers and transformations …

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Law of conservation of mass – ABOVE

Prior to the sample task, students learnt the basic concepts and history of atomic theory, the difference between elements and compounds, the law of conservation of mass, and different types of chemical reactions. In this task, students were asked to …

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Classification - ABOVE

Students investigated the role of classification in the biological sciences. After a visit to a local wildlife park, where students observed features and behaviours of Australian animals, they analysed how scientists develop hierarchical classification …

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Solar car experiment– ABOVE

As part of an integrated STEM project, students had previously designed and built a solar-powered toy car and they used this to investigate the transformation of light energy into electrical and kinetic energy. Students designed and performed an experiment …

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Mass of Jupiter – ABOVE

Students were asked to perform a scientific investigation related to the motion of objects. Students were required to keep a scientific journal during the investigation and submit a report that conforms with the conventions of a scientific publication. Two …

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Genetics practical – ABOVE

Students were asked to perform a multi-generational study on the genetic inheritance of two different traits in the species Brassica rapa, a variety of the canola plant. Students were provided with two sets of seeds that had resulted from crossbreeding …

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Rates of reaction – ABOVE

Students were asked to research factors that affect the rate of a chemical reaction. Working in groups of 3–4, students were asked to select one factor and design and perform an experiment to confirm its effect. Students presented their findings individually …

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Solar cells - Above

This task was the final assessment task of a five-week teaching and learning unit on solar energy. During the unit, students learnt about scientific concepts related to atomic structure and electricity that allowed them to understand how a solar panel …

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Body systems – Above

In a teaching and learning unit on biological sciences, students studied human anatomy with a particular focus on the respiratory, circulatory, nervous and digestive systems. They had investigated cells, tissues and organs in each system. Students were …

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Water purification - ABOVE

In a teaching and learning unit on pure substances and mixtures, students investigated different types of mixtures and explored scientific terminology used to describe their components, states of matter, reversible and irreversible changes, aspects of …

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Toys project - ABOVE

As part of their teaching and learning unit on physical sciences, students had investigated different types of forces and simple machines. Students had been explicitly taught how to draw force diagrams and how to scientifically communicate designs that …

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Bouncing balls – ABOVE (Year 8)

Prior to the sample task, students investigated forms of energy and energy transfers and transformations. As part of the unit, students were required to undertake a practical investigation to identify the relationship between drop heights and bounce …

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Concrete sculpture – ABOVE

In prior learning activities, students learnt concepts and performed experiments relating to chemical and physical changes. They had performed a research investigation into the rock cycle with a particular focus on the processes of weathering and erosion. This …

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Mixtures and solutions - ABOVE

Prior to the sample task, students investigated different types of mixtures and had been instructed on the scientific terminology used to describe their components. They had been given opportunities to identify solvent and solute in solutions and to use …

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Expansion - Above

Prior to the sample task, students had explored states of matter focusing on how the particle model explains matter in its different states at a molecular level. They had completed various inquiries relating to the particle model including kinaesthetic …

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Megafauna essays – ABOVE

Students were asked to create in expositional essay to analyse and evaluate the evidence for opposing theories relating to the extinction of Australia’s megafauna. This task was part of a teaching and learning unit on biodiversity which focused on the …

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How an idea changes – ABOVE

This task was designed to address the aspects of the Year 8 achievement standards that relate to science as human endeavour. Students were asked to research a ‘big idea’ in science and create a presentation in which they explain how that idea has developed …

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