Science

Science

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

Science at Wellfield includes uses an approach to learning that engages students physically and cognitively. We provide students with opportunities to expand, change, enhance, and modify the ways in which they view the world. Teachers facilitate an environment that promotes students’ thinking, curiosity, and questioning.

Year 5

Listed below are the topics that our Year 5 students will cover over the course of the year.

 

Topics Covered

 

Earth in Space

Forces

Properties and Changes of Materials

Living Things and Their Habitats

Evolution and Inheritance

Animals (including Humans)

Year 6

Listed below are the topics that our Year 6 students will cover over the course of the year.

 

Topics Covered

 

Light

Electricity

Animals (including humans)

Living things and their habitats

Evolution and Inheritance

Working in a lab

Year 7

Listed below are the topics that our Year 6 students will cover over the course of the year.

 

Topics Covered

 

Cells

Acids and Alkalis

Reproduction

Separating Mixtures

Materials and their Properties

Forces

Electricity

Year 8

Listed below are the topics that our Year 6 students will cover over the course of the year.

 

Topics Covered

 

The Periodic Table

Energy Resources  

Food and Digestion

Respiration and Photosynthesis

Genes and inheritance

Light and Sound

Transition unit