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Science

 

Subject:   Science                                                                    Year Group: 8

 

Spring Term

 

 

TOPICS

Biology : Humans/Animals : Classification of life

 

Chemistry : Natural Materials : Describing Materials

 

Physics : Electricity : Series and Parallel Circuits

 

 

 

SOUTHCOTE STEPS ASSESSMENT

 

Biology

 

SS8

 

Aware some things are living / not living

Observe the life cycle of animals on video / live

 

SS9

 

Animals - Become familiar with common names of some fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals

Animals - Observe animals

Animals - Identify food that different animals will eat

Animals - Name main face parts

Animals - Observe and begin to group animals

 

SS10

 

Know common names of some fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals; be able to describe them

Animals - Observe and handle animals safely

Animals - Identify animals that eat plants or animals

Animals - Name main body parts (head, neck, arm, elbow, leg, knee, face)

Observe and group animals giving reasons

 

Chemistry

 

SS8

 

Identify a range of objects made from wood

When describing materials use the terms ; transparent, opaque, magnetic, harder

 

SS9

 

Identify objects made of rock

Begin to sort objects into groups

Explore and describe objects that are shiny / dull

Begin to sort objects into groups

 

Physics

 

SS8

 

Identify different types of light and sound sources

Design and make a simple device / mask requiring a circuit

Can describe the change resulting from their action

 

SS9

 

Discuss how we could save energy

Identify the source of heating at home and at school

Aware that different things move at different speeds

 

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