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Science

 

Subject: Science Year Group: 9

 

Autumn Term

 

 

TOPICS

Biology : The Human Body : Healthy Living

Chemistry : Properties of Materials : Heating + Cooling

Physics : Forces : Pushing + Pulling

 

 

SOUTHCOTE STEPS ASSESSMENT

 

Biology

 

SS8

Aware of healthy and unhealthy lifestyle choices; food, teeth

 

SS10

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

 

SS11

Animals - Say which body part is associated with each sense

Animals -Carry out a simple test to see how exercise impacts on the body

 

SS12

Animals - Notice animals (Including humans) have offspring which grow into that animal

Animals - State water, food and oxygen are essential for survival in animals

Animals -Describe the importance of exercise for humans

Animals - Describe the importance of a balanced diet for humans

Animals - Describe the importance of hygiene for humans

 

Chemistry

 

SS9

Begin to sort objects into groups

State what a Bunsen burner might be used for

Begin to identify parts of Bunsen burner

 

SS10

Sort objects into groups

Give reasons for above grouping stating physical properties

 

SS11

Explore and observe objects that are heated

Explore and observe objects that are cooled

State main parts of bunsen burner

Describe what happens to the colour of a Bunsen flame when you change the air hole

Try and give a reason why colour of flame changes

 

SS12

Know that some materials are changed by heating

Know some materials are changed by cooling

Aware that some changes are permanent and others are not

Describe objects as: Burnable

 

Physics

 

SS9

Aware that different things move at different speeds

Identify things that: roll, fly, slide

Discuss what water can move

 

SS10

Know that some things can be moved by pushing and pulling

 

SS11

Compare the speed of objects moving down a ramp and identify which was the fastest

 

SS12

Describe movement in terms of speed and acceleration

Know a force can change the shape/speed/direction of an object

 

 

 

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