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Course Description

Scientific Studies – Introduction to Senior Science is a prerequisite for students wanting to study science in Semester 2 of First Year and Second and Third Years.

The first unit aims to develop skills in science, designing practical investigations, research and an understanding of the impact of science on society

In the second unit students will apply the skills they have learnt. 

Teachers will negotiate the selection of a particular focus area with students. 

Areas may include sport science, light and sound and explaining scientific phenomena. 

Assessment Type & Weighting

Practical Investigation  25%
Issues Investigation  25%
Practical Skills Test  25%
Sports Science Test  25%

Semester Offered

Semesters 1 & 2


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.