S2 Science

Second year Science covers topics that are broadly Biology, Chemistry or Physics in a course that covers experiences and outcomes from the Curriculum for Excellence.

Biology

S2 Biology topics are

  • the Body and Health divided into two blocks that seek to give pupils a working understanding of how their own bodies work; of how to keep them working well throughout their lives and to take a look at the technology used to monitor health.
  • Microbes takes a look at the vital role that these organisms play in our world and also the problems that some can cause.

Chemistry

S2 Chemistry topics include Acids and Alkalis, Periodic Table, Elements and Compounds, Atomic Structure, Rates of Reaction and Chemical Changes.

Physics

S2 Physics is comprised of two units

  • Heat
  • Waves and Radiations