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Science Quest 9 Australian Curriculum Edition Student Workbook : Science Quest Series : Book 47 - Graeme Lofts

Science Quest 9 Australian Curriculum Edition Student Workbook

Science Quest Series : Book 47

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Published: 15th December 2011
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Science Quest 9 Australian Curriculum Edition Student Workbook is designed to deepen and enhance student learning with additional classroom or homework activities for each chapter.

FEATURES

  • A focus on literacy and numeracy skills
  • Comprehension and extension of key concepts
  • Chapter review puzzles, summaries and worksheets

Acknowledgements iv
Student reflection grid v

Chapter 1 — Science is . . . 1
Worksheet 1.1 Setting up a logbook 1
Worksheet 1.2 Variables and controls 3
Worksheet 1.3 Spreadsheeting and graphing 5
Worksheet 1.4 Calculating using a spreadsheet 6
Worksheet 1.5 Investigating 7
Worksheet 1.6 Organising and evaluating results 9
Worksheet 1.7 Drawing conclusions 11
Worksheet 1.8 Summarising 13
Worksheet 1.9 Evaluating media reports 15

Chapter 2 — Learning with your brain in mind 17
Worksheet 2.1 Body continuum 17
Worksheet 2.2 The brain 19
Worksheet 2.3 Learning with your brain in mind:
Summary 20

Chapter 3 — Control and coordination 21
Worksheet 3.1 Cells, tissues, organs and systems 21
Worksheet 3.2 The digestive system 22
Worksheet 3.3 Removing waste from the blood 23
Worksheet 3.4 Skin 24
Worksheet 3.5 The nervous system 25
Worksheet 3.6 The endocrine system 26
Worksheet 3.7 Body systems: Puzzle 27
Worksheet 3.8 Control and coordination: Summary 28

Chapter 4 — The body at war 29
Worksheet 4.1 Infectious diseases 29
Worksheet 4.2 Non-infectious diseases 30
Worksheet 4.3 Immunity 31
Worksheet 4.4 Vaccination 33
Worksheet 4.5 The body at war: Puzzle 35
Worksheet 4.6 The body at war: Summary 36

Chapter 5 — Ecosystems — flow of energy and matter 37
Worksheet 5.1 Food webs 37
Worksheet 5.2 Estimating the size of a population 39
Worksheet 5.3 Abiotic factors in an ecosystem 40
Worksheet 5.4 Cycling of materials 41
Worksheet 5.5 Introduced pests 43
Worksheet 5.6 Amazing fire trees 45
Worksheet 5.7 Ecosystems: Puzzles 47
Worksheet 5.8 Ecosystems: Summary 48

Chapter 6 — Inside the atom 49
Worksheet 6.1 Chemical building blocks 49
Worksheet 6.2 How big is an atom? 50
Worksheet 6.3 Top ten elements 51
Worksheet 6.4 Putting nuclear energy to use 52

Chapter 7 — Chemical reactions 53
Worksheet 7.1 Combustion 53
Worksheet 7.2 Campsite chillout 54
Worksheet 7.3 Acids and bases 55
Worksheet 7.4 Acid rain 56
Worksheet 7.5 Airship up in flames 57
Worksheet 7.6 Chemical reactions: Summary 58

Chapter 8 — The dynamic Earth 59
Worksheet 8.1 Continental drift 59
Worksheet 8.2 Plate tectonics 60
Worksheet 8.3 Folding and faulting 61
Worksheet 8.4 Earthquakes 63
Worksheet 8.5 Plotting earthquake activity 65
Worksheet 8.6 Volcanic activity 67
Worksheet 8.7 Geological activity 68
Worksheet 8.8 The dynamic Earth: Puzzles 69
Worksheet 8.9 The dynamic Earth: Summary 70

Chapter 9 — Energy transmission 71
Worksheet 9.1 Sound energy 71
Worksheet 9.2 Reflection and scattering of light 72
Worksheet 9.3 Curved mirrors 73
Worksheet 9.4 Refraction 74
Worksheet 9.5 The eye 75
Worksheet 9.6 Waves 77
Worksheet 9.7 Communications 79
Worksheet 9.8 A step back in time 81
Worksheet 9.9 Invisible waves: Summary 82

Chapter 10 — Heat and electricity 83
Worksheet 10.1 Conduction and convection 83
Worksheet 10.2 Conductors and insulators 85
Worksheet 10.3 Simple circuits 87
Worksheet 10.4 Series and parallel circuits 88
Worksheet 10.5 Ammeters and voltmeters 89
Worksheet 10.6 Testing batteries 90
Worksheet 10.7 Ohm’s Law 91

ISBN: 9781742461489
ISBN-10: 1742461484
Series: Science Quest for Aust Curriculum Series
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 15th December 2011
Weight (kg): 0.29