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Science: Year 10 – Curriculum resources

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Developed in partnership with Ochre Education, these lesson resources support the use of effective, evidence-based practices and address the learning expected in the Australian curriculum. 


    Unit 1 Genetics

    1. To describe how genes are inherited in fertilisation
    2. To describe monohybrid crosses (Part I)
    3. To describe monohybrid crosses (Part II)
    4. To draw diagrams to predict genotypes and phenotypes
    5. To assign genotypes to pedigree diagrams
    6. To describe inherited diseases case study I
    7. To describe inherited diseases case study II
    8. To predict the outcomes of a dihybrid cross I
    9. To predict the outcomes of a dihybrid cross II
    10. To describe the components of a nucleotide
    11. To describe how DNA replicates
    12. To describe the function of proteins in DNA engineering
    13. To describe genetic engineering
    14. To explain the process of DNA profiling
    15. Review

    Unit 2 Atomic Structure

    1. To differentiate between atoms, elements and compounds
    2. To interpret chemical formulae
    3. To describe atoms using the nuclear model
    4. To detail the development of the atomic model
    5. To compare isotopes
    6. To link electron structure to the periodic table
    7. To describe how the periodic table was developed
    8. To describe why elements react
    9. To describe properties of group 1 elements
    10. To describe properties of group 7 elements
    11. To describe displacement of group 7 elements
    12. To compare reactivities of group 1 and 7 elements
    13. To construct ionic equations
    14. To describe transition elements
    15. To review atomic structure

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    Publication date
    6 June 2022
    Last updated
    8 June 2022
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