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Integrating knowledge, skills and science processes, Science Essentials 9 creates a deeper understanding of Science and its relationship to the world.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781420229752 Publisher: Macmillan Categories: Australian CurriculumGeneral ScienceEarth & Space ScienceChemistryBiologyScienceScience
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Take a problem solving approach! Developed specifically for the Australian Curriculum, Science Essentials includes full coverage of science understanding, science as a human endeavour, science inquiry skills and the general capabilities.


Science Essentials 9 - Print & eBook

Integrating knowledge, skills and science processes, Science Essentials 9 creates a deeper understanding of Science and its relationship to the world. Chapter introductions set up a real-life problem to be investigated. Activities, questions, articles and assignments build knowledge and provide the means to solve the problem.

Features

  • Incorporates an investigative, problem solving and thinking curriculum approach
  • Extensive variety of hands-on activities
  • Effectively links science to real life applications
  • Skill sections develop a variety of practical and theoretical skills
  • 'Scientist at work' case study in each chapter
  • Self assessment at the end of each chapter

Digital support Included in each student book is a code for 15 months access to an interactive eBook version of the student text and powerful digital support. This support includes:

  • An interactive eBook version of Science Essentials 9
  • Interactive crosswords
  • Videos and podcasts
  • Online tests to enhance success
  • Worksheets and more

Contents

  • 1. Everyday reactions
    • 1.1 Important chemical reactions
    • 1.2 What are acids?
    • 1.3 Acid test
    • 1.4 Acids in your body
    • 1.5 Acids around us
    • 1.6 Neutralise it
  • 2. Atomic structure
    • 2.2 Inside the atom
    • 2.2 Splitting the atom
    • 2.3 Radioactivity
    • 2.4 Using radioisotopes
    • 2.5 The nuclear debate
  • 3. Health and nutrition
    • 3.1 Digestion
    • 3.2 Small and large intestines
    • 3.3 Plant food
    • 3.4 Vitamins and minerals
    • 3.5 Healthy eating
  • 4. Body balance
    • 4.1 Balance in the body
    • 4.2 The excretory system
    • 4.3 The nervous system
    • 4.4 The endocrine system
    • 4.5 Plant hormones
  • 5. Disease
    • 5.1 What is disease?
    • 5.2 Diseases caused by bacteria
    • 5.3 Diseases caused by viruses
    • 5.4 Other diseases
    • 5.5 The future
  • 6. Ecosystems
    • 6.1 Why do organisms live where they do?
    • 6.2 Food chains and webs
    • 6.3 Interactions in ecosystems
    • 6.4 Population and communities
    • 6.5 Changes in the environment
  • 7. Electrical energy
    • 7.1 What is electricity?
    • 7.2 Batteries and bulbs
    • 7.3 Current and voltage
    • 7.4 Electromagnets
    • 7.5 Generating electricity
    • 7.6 Safety with electricity
  • 8. Light energy
    • 8.1 Reflections and mirrors
    • 8.2 Reflection and lenses
    • 8.3 Eyes and seeing
    • 8.4 Colour
    • 8.5 Light waves
  • 9. Using radiation
    • 9.1 Electromagnetic radiation
    • 9.2 World of electronics
    • 9.3 Communications
    • 9.4 Radio and television
  • 10. Forensic skills
    • 10.1 Forensics
    • 10.2 Hair, fibre and glass
    • 10.3 Blood and DNA
    • 10.4 Fingerprints and ink
  • 11. Plate tectonics
    • 11.1 Inside the Earth
    • 11.2 Continental drift
    • 11.3 Plate tectonics
    • 11.4 Folding and faulting
    • 11.5 Impact of Earth movements
  • 12. Going into space
    • 12.1 Getting into space
    • 12.2 Living in space
    • 12.3 Using space
    • 12.4 Space tourism
    • 12.5 Shaould we go into space?

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ISBN 9781420229752
Publisher Macmillan
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level Year 9,
Author(s) Ken Williamson & Anne Garton

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