Science - Subject Intro


In Junior Cycle Science, you will explore the world around you and discover how it works through exciting experiments and engaging discussions. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including ecology, genetics, energy, and forces, to name a few. You will learn about scientific concepts, theories, and principles, and develop the skills to apply them to real-world situations.

Assessment in Science involves a mix of practical and written tasks, such as laboratory reports, investigations, and exams. You will have the opportunity to work independently and collaboratively, develop problem-solving skills, and communicate your ideas effectively.

In addition to traditional exams, Junior Cycle Science includes Classroom-Based Assessments (CBAs). These are tasks that you complete throughout the course and contribute to your final grade. The CBAs in Science involve conducting an investigation, creating a project, and designing and carrying out an experiment. These assessments provide an opportunity for you to develop your practical and analytical skills, and to showcase your creativity.

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Science is a fascinating and diverse subject that can lead to a variety of career opportunities. For example, you could become a biologist, chemist, physicist,
environmental scientist, or engineer, to name a few. Science also provides a solid foundation for pursuing further education in areas such as medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary science. By studying Science, you will develop a range of transferable skills that are highly valued by employers, such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills. So, whether you want to explore the mysteries of the universe or make a difference in your community, Science is the subject for you!

By choosing Science, you will open up a world of possibilities and gain a deeper understanding of the natural world. You will learn how science is relevant to your everyday life, and how it can help you make informed decisions. So, come join us on this exciting journey and discover the wonders of Science!

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