The Heat Is On!

Domain: Science
Timetable: Trimester 1, 2 or 3
Length of Course: 1 Trimester

Course Information

Have you ever wondered why polar bears have black skin? Do you ever think about how we can produce various colours when creating fireworks? Have you ever considered how much energy you can put into your body and how you use it?

Find out the cool answers to some of the hottest questions in science. Knowing the structure of materials is to understand why they behave as they do, whilst the nature of heat flow is responsible for everything from your suntan to a home-cooked meal. You will also discover how all living things cope with heat energy and learn about the mechanisms and behaviours each has to thermoregulate.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • Integrated Science (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • Bachelor of Science

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Laboratory Worker
  • Machinist
  • Armed Forces

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $60