Inquiry and Analysis

  In this term we focused on the skills of writing, making notes, analyzing and communicating scientific ideas. Observation is a skill that is too often taken for granted. In science, we are challenged to examine closely – much more than just accepting...

Statistics

Statistics is a tool used to make decisions that will impact on real-life choices, and where to spend our money and effort on activities – hopefully with some beneficial outcome. In Applications SL, the use of statistics covers about 50% of the course and is...

Inquiry and Analysis

  In this term we focused on the skills of writing, making notes, analyzing and communicating scientific ideas. Observation is a skill that is too often taken for granted. In science, we are challenged to examine closely – much more than just accepting...

Experiments in Science

Students in grades 7-8 are beginning to do inquiry formally through lab experiments. By observation and asking the right questions, an understanding of underlying phenomena can be found. Documenting and writing complete reports is an important skill to communicate...