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Sciences

The aims of MYP Sciences are to encourage and enable students to:

 

•          Understand and appreciate science and its implications

•          Consider science as a human endeavor with benefits and limitations

•          Cultivate analytical, inquiring and flexible minds that pose questions, solve  problems, construct explanations and judge arguments

•          Develop skills to design and perform investigations, evaluate evidence and reach conclusions

•          Build an awareness of the need to effectively collaborate and communicate

•          Apply language skills and knowledge in a variety of real-life contexts

•          Develop sensitivity towards the living and non-living environments

•          Reflect on learning experiences and make informed choices

 

More details of the curriculum for each year can be seen here: 

Grade 6 

  • Investigating Science
  • Forces and their effects
  • Electrical circuits 
  • The Solar System and beyond
  • Acids and Alkalis
  • Particles
  • Solutions
  • Cells
  • Environment
  • Variation & Classification

Grade 7

  • Sound and hearing
  • Light
  • Heating and cooling
  • Magnets and electromagnets
  • Atoms and elements
  • Compounds and mixtures
  • The Rock cycle
  • Food and Digestion
  • Microbes & disease
  • Reproduction

Grade 8

  • Gravity and space
  • Speeding up
  • Pressure and moments
  • Metals and compounds
  • Patterns of reactivity
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Fit and healthy
  • Photosynthesis
  • Plants for food

Grade 9 Physics

  • Electric Power and Energy
  • Resistors
  • Voltage of the mains (Electrical Supply)
  • Mechanics
  • Light

Grade 9 Chemistry

  • Overview of the periodic Table
  • Bonding
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry

Biology Grade 9

  • Enzymes
  • Food and Digestion
  • Respiratory system
  • Transport system
  • Nervous system and Endocrine System
  • Genetics

Grade 10 Physics

  • Electromagnetism
  • Electronics
  • Advanced Mechanics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Thermodynamics

Grade 10 Chemistry

  • Stoichiometry
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Acids and Bases
  • Chemistry of Water

Grade 10 Biology

  • Photosynthesis
  • Homeostasis
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Nervous system
  • DNA Replication

 

 


 

   

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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