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Science

 

Head of Department: Mrs Cathy Evans

Craigslea State High School offers students excellent courses in the Sciences, with an experienced and caring group of teachers.



 

Year 11 and 12 Senior Science Subjects:

  • Biological Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Science in Practice

  

Year 10 Science Subjects:

              • Science Extension (Semester 1 only)
              • Prep Biology/Psychology (Semester 2 only)
              • Prep Chemistry (Semester 2 only)
              • Prep Physics (Semester 2 only)
              • Science (Semester 1 and 2)

 

Year 10 Science Year Level Plan



Year 7 to 9 Science Subjects:

 

  • Excellence in Science Program (Please contact the school for further information and an application form)
  • Science 

 

Year 7 Science Year Level Plan

Year 7 Science Brochure

Year 8 Science Year Level Plan

Year 9 Science Year Level Plan

 

Selected Highlights:

Year 12 Biology Camp



Year 12 Biology students travel to Lady Elliot Island in the Great Barrier Reef to complete studies on Homeostasis and  Adaptations of Plants and Animals, and participate in the UQ Coral Watch program.

 

  

Year 10 Prep Biology Camp


Year 10 students travel to Cooloola National Park and camp at Lake Freshwater for a week. Lake freshwater is the perfect base for the excursion where students are able to complete studies on Succession, Adaptations of Plants on the Frontal Dune, Comparative Studies of Eucalypt and Rainforest Ecosystems, and Investigation of Animals on the Exposed Rocky Shore.

 

Year 9 Science Field Trip
 

 
Year 9 students visit Toohey Forest Environmental Education Centre at Griffith University, Nathan campus. This excursion provides students with the opportunity to collect, analyse and interpret data within both forest and freshwater ecosystems.

 
  
 
 
Year 8 Excellence in Science Field Trip

Students in the Year 8 Excellence in Science Program undertake the 12 week Impact Centre program, 'Marine Zone'. During this time, they extend their understanding of the purpose and process of scientific inquiry and mathematical investigation as they examine the ecology of the Moreton Bay catchment area. This program includes a field trip on-board Inspiration with Moreton Bay Environmental Education Centre.
 
 
Year 7 Excellence in Science Field Trip
 


Students in the Year 7 Excellence in Science Program undertake a full day of hands-on, interactive Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) workshops at QUT Gardens Point campus.
 

 

 

Extracurricular Activities:

Students have the opportunity to participate in the:

  • ICAS Science Competition
  • RACI National Chemistry Quiz
  • RNA Fruit Wines Competition
  • National Youth Science Forum
  • QUT Vice Chancellor's STEM Camp
  • QUT Power of Engineering Day Tour
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) high achievers program