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					Port Macquarie High School                                                          Vocational Learning


                                              SCIENCE
             STAGE 5 – TOPIC 10/4
Course
             MYSTERIES FROM THE PAST – HOW DID THE UNIVERSE BEGIN?

        Activity / Topic                                     Employment Related Skills

  Questions form the past                     Work in a team

                                              Work with other people to people to solve an
                                               identified problem

                                              Collect information about how different cultures
                                               believe the universe began, compare this to
                                               scientific theory.

                                              Use the internet to locate and access information

                                              Sort a set of questions about the past into those that
                                               science can answer and those that science cannot
                                               answer.

                                              Clearly and confidently convey ideas           (about
                                               questions science can answer) in oral form.




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Port Macquarie High School                                                         Vocational Learning


                                              SCIENCE
Course STAGE 5 SCIENCE

        Activity / Topic                                     Employment Related Skills

  Recall SI Units and                         Use internet to locate and access information.
  research past units of                      Analyse data using mathematical techniques.
  measurement




  Determine     height   of                   Perform practical activities with safety         and
  building            using                    competence.
  triangulation                               Work co-operatively in groups.
                                              Analyse data using mathematical techniques.




  Describe one scientific                     Select appropriate medium to present information.
  model (eg: living cell, life                Use creative ideas to present information or
  cycle of star, etc)                          concepts.
                                              Select and draw appropriate type of graph or
                                               diagram.




  Describe a method for                       Use time and resource effectively.
  finding out mass of a                       Work with other people to solve an identified
  grain of rice.                               problem.




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Port Macquarie High School                                                         Vocational Learning


                                              SCIENCE
Course INVESTIGATING MOVEMENT

        Activity / Topic                                     Employment Related Skills

The History of Science                        Use the internet to locate and access information.
  Ancient Greeks
    Archimedes                                Summarise and collate information from a range of
    Aristotle                                  sources:
  The Renaissance                                    library
    Galileo                                           internet
  17th Century England                               texts
    Newton‟s Law
  20th Century                               Use a word processor
    Einstein                                          word
                                                      appleworks
                                                      officeworks
Theories        and       Physical
Laws                                          Use appropriate terminology in report

                                              Present information in a logical, sequential but
                                               concise manner

                                              Work independently on a set task

                                              Complete research within a set time frame




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Port Macquarie High School                                                        Vocational Learning


                                             SCIENCE
Course STAGE 5 SCIENCE

        Activity / Topic                                     Employment Related Skills

Ethics of Biotechnology                   Collate relevant, reliable information / data from
                                           number of sources and present it in a written report.
 Library research using
  books     and     internet,             Select appropriate medium to present information.
  present        information
  followed by class debate                Clearly and confidently convey ideas in written or oral
  on ethics eg: cloning                    form.

                                          Use the internet to locate and access information.

                                          Use time and resources effectively.

                                          Set and work to a realistic timeline and goal.

                                          Use of word processor.

                                          Be honest and open in their dealings with others.

                                          Work co-operatively in groups




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Port Macquarie High School                                                           Vocational Learning


                                              SCIENCE
Course STAGE 5 SCIENCE – YEAR 10

        Activity / Topic                                     Employment Related Skills

  I Spy                                       Collate relevant, reliable information / data from a
                                               number of sources and present in a written report.
  Activity
  Research a technological                    Clearly and confidently convey ideas in a written
  code used either in the                      form.
  past or present and
  present the information                     Use time and resources effectively.
  in the form of a poster
                                              Use the internet to locate access information.
  *Research can be as a
                                              Work co-operatively in groups.
  group but report must be
  given individually.                         Use creative ideas to present information or
                                               concepts.
  Written information to be                   Demonstrate understanding of concepts or ideas
  included and pictures                        through writing a short story.
   history
   uses                                      Accept personal responsibility for maintenance of a
   cost                                       safe working environment for a team.
   maintenance etc.
                                              Monitor the progress of a team towards completing
                                               a task.

                                              Set and work to realistic timelines and goals.

                                              Select and draw appropriate type of graph or
                                               diagram.

                                              Extract information from graphs, flow diagrams and
                                               other resources.




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Port Macquarie High School                                                           Vocational Learning


                                              SCIENCE
             STAGE 5 SCIENCE – BICYCLES AND BLOOMERS
Course
             ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND DEPENDENCE

        Activity / Topic                                     Employment Related Skills

 Conduct Class Survey.                       Collect data.

 Analyse data.                               Write a report following interpretation of data.

                                              Summarise main points.
 Write a report.
                                              Organise data using a spreadsheet.
 Interpret information.
                                              Use internet to locate / access information.
 Identify positives and
  negatives.                                  Work co-operatively in groups.

 Suggest          solution      to           Work with others to solve identified problem.
  problem.
                                              Use imagination to identify alternative solutions to
                                               solving an identified problem.

                                              Analyse data using mathematical techniques.

                                              Select and draw appropriate graph / diagram.

                                              Extract information from a table.




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Port Macquarie High School                                                           Vocational Learning


                                              SCIENCE
Course STAGE 5 SCIENCE – CIRCLES OF LIFE

        Activity / Topic                                     Employment Related Skills

  Survey of Media                             Collate relevant, reliable data, present in written
  Regarding environmental                      report.
  reporting
                                              Select appropriate medium.

                                              Confidently convey ideas in written form.

                                              Work with other people to solve identified problem.

                                              Work co-operatively.

                                              Analyse data using mathematical techniques.

                                              Evaluating presentation of material / information.



  Abortion on demand.                         Confidently present ideas in oral form.
  Class debate.
                                              Respect the rights of others.

                                              Use creative ideas to present information.

                                              Use time and resources effectively.

                                              Extract information form graphs, flow diagrams.

                                              Use internet to locate and access information.




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Port Macquarie High School                                                           Vocational Learning


                                              SCIENCE
Course SCIENCE – SPORTS SCIENCE

        Activity / Topic                                     Employment Related Skills

Newton’s Law                                  Follow a plan to set up electrical equipment
As supported by the                            correctly.
“Ticker Tape Experiment”
and follow up theory.                         Perform the experiment safely and competently.

                                              Identify and collect data.

                                              Organise the data into graph form.

                                              Analyse the data using mathematical techniques.

                                              Work co-operatively in groups.

                                              Lead the rest of the team to a successful outcome.

                                              Clearly communicate their            newly   acquired
                                               knowledge in a written report.

                                              Solve problems.




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Port Macquarie High School                                                           Vocational Learning


                                              SCIENCE
Course BIOLOGY

        Activity / Topic                                     Employment Related Skills

Explain that a sequence of
bases     in    the    DNA
molecule can be decoded
within a cell to produce a
sequence of amino acids
in a protein molecule.

 Research DNA structure.                     Access internet sites and choose most useful.
                                              Select and read suitable texts.

 Attend presentation (by                     Listen attentively to another person.
  teacher) of the steps in                    Record relevant information.
  protein synthesis.                          Ask questions respectfully.
                                              Persist in the quest for correct information.


 Construct DNA model,                        Allocate tasks to members of group.
  MRNA,      TRNA   and                       Discuss progress with group members show
  protein molecule.                            flexibility in accommodating group ideas
                                              Bring individual contributions to a devise „easy to
                                               interpret‟ models.


 Use models to present                       Speak confidently to a group of people.
  the process of protein                      Speak audibly and coherently.
  synthesis to class.                         Manage questioning and queries.
                                              Show flare and originality in presentation of a
                                               functionable model.



 Evaluate each             group‟s           Accept criticism that is given positively.
  presentation.                               Be objective in assessing another‟s presentation.
                                              Identify worthwhile progress.




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