Science - Year 8

Week Beginning - 13th July ROLLOVER

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - Research Task for citizen science & report writing

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

Research Task for citizen science & report writing

Resources I will need to use

Folder “investigation” on the usual link

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Week Beginning - 6th July

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - Enrichment activities

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

Select some activities from:

https://spark.iop.org/collections/marvin-and-milo?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIxpH_iZ-h6QIVke7tCh1A6AtaEAAYASAAEgK4NvD_BwE

If possible, email a video of you doing some of these to your science teacher. We would love to see them.  In your video, can you explain why what happens occurs? Check with a parent or guardian before completing any.

Enjoy these, you have worked hard this year!

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 34

Lesson 35

Lesson 36

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Week Beginning - 29th June

 

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - REVISION  / TEST / DIRT

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

REVISION  / TEST / DIRT

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 31

Lesson 32

Lesson 33

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Week Beginning - 22nd June

 

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - Earth’s position in the solar system

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

Gravity force, weight = mass x gravitational field strength (g), on earth g=10N/kg, on different planets and stars; gravity forces between Earth and Moon, and between Earth and Sun (qualitative only)

 

The light year as a measure of astronomical distance

 

Our sun as a star, other stars in our galaxy, other galaxies

 

The seasons and the Earth’s tilt, day length at different times of year, in different hemispheres

 

The seasons and the Earth’s tilt, day length at different times of year, in different hemispheres

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 28

Lesson 29

Lesson 30

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Week Beginning - 15th June

 

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - Earth and Earth’s atmosphere

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

The composition of the atmosphere

 

Practical Skills around the earth and atmosphere

 

The production of carbon dioxide by human activity and the impact on climate

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 25

Lesson 26

Lesson 27

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Week Beginning - 8th June

 

Thursday P3

Thursday P4

Friday P3or4(A/B)

What I will be learning about - Earth and Earth’s atmosphere

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

The rock cycle and the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks

 

Earth as a source of limited resources and the efficacy of recycling

 

The carbon cycle

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 22

Lesson 23

Lesson 24

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Week Beginning - 1st June

 

Thursday P3

Thursday P4

Friday P3or4(A/B)

What I will be learning about - Earth and Earth’s atmosphere

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

The composition of the earth

 

The structure of the earth

 

The rock cycle and the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 19

Lesson 20

Lesson 21

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Week Beginning - 18th May

 

Thursday P3

Thursday P4

Friday P3or4(A/B)

What I will be learning about - REVISION / TEST / DIRT

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

REVISION / TEST / DIRT

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 16

Lesson 17

Lesson 18

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Week Beginning - 11th May

 

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - Light waves and properties

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

Colours and the different frequencies of light, white light and prisms (qualitative only); differential colour effects in absorption and diffuse reflection

 

Practical skills and techniques around this topic

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 13

Lesson 14

Lesson 15

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Week Beginning - 4th May

 

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - Light waves and properties

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

Use of ray model to explain imaging in mirrors, the pinhole camera, the refraction of light, action of convex lens in focussing (qualitative) and the human eye

 

Light transferring energy from source to absorber leading to chemical and electrical effects; photo-sensitive material in the retina and in cameras

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 10

Lesson 11

Lesson 12

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Week Beginning - 27th April

 

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - Light waves and properties

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

Light waves travelling through a vacuum; speed of light

 

The transmission of light through materials: absorption, diffuse scattering and specular reflection at a surface

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 7

Lesson 8

Lesson 9

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Week Beginning - 20th April

 

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - Sound and its propagation

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

Waves on water as undulations which travel through water with transverse motion; these waves can be reflected, and add or cancel – superposition.

 

Pressure waves transferring energy; used for cleaning and physiotherapy by ultrasound; waves transferring information for conversion to electrical signals by microphone

 

Sound produced by vibrations of objects, in loud speakers, detected by their effects on microphone diaphragm and the ear drum; sound waves are longitudinal

Resources I will need to use

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Lesson 6

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Week Beginning - 14th April

 

Wednesday P1 & P5

Friday P5

What I will be learning about - Sound and its propagation

What I will need to know or be able to do by the end of the week

Sound needs a medium to travel, the speed of sound in air, in water, in solids

 

Auditory range in humans and animals

 

Frequencies of sound waves, measured in hertz (Hz); echoes, reflection and absorption of sound

Resources I will need to use

Links to resources on sharepoint:

 

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

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