Science is the study of the World around us - you learn all about the world that we live in - how things work, what living things there are, how things happen, etc. The Science Department at De La Salle Catholic College Ashfield is committed to developing a thirst for learning. The new Science syllabus allows:
In addition to subject-based content, all syllabuses address important contemporary themes and general capabilities as students prepare to live and work successfully in the 21st century.
All students study Science throughout Stage 4 and 5 ( years 7-10). The students study Science in a contextual manner that addresses all of the traditional sciences such as astronomy, biology, chemistry, ecology and physics, in a way that links them together. Within the Junior Science course, the students are guided through the processes of developing and designing investigations and communicating their results in a variety of ways. Their skills in manipulating equipment and working in teams are reinforced.
The following courses are offered in Stage 6: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Senior Science, with many students opting to study one or two of the Science courses for their HSC.