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OCR Entry Level/GCSE Science

 

Chemistry topic 6 – Sorting out (to be completed)

Covering – chromatography, distillation, purification

 

Physics/ Chemistry  topic 4 – Hot stuff

Covering – energy transfer, measuring energy usage, melting boiling freezing condensing evaporating, particle model, changing states of matter, solar furnace, insulation and conduction

 

Biology topic 4 – Fooling the senses

Covering – investigating and learning about the 5 senses, reflex actions, the nervous system

SOUTHCOTE STEPS ASSESSMENT

 

Chemistry – Sorting out

 

Description

SS

Aware that some changes are permanent and others are not

12

Classify changes as to whether they are reversible or irreversible

13

Know that some solids dissolve in a liquid and others do not, know that solids will dissolve in a liquid to forma solution

13

Filter mixtures such as sand/water

13

Know some mixtures cannot be separated by filtering

13

Carry out evaporation to recover a substance from a solution

14

Use knowledge of S. L, G to decide how mixtures can separated by filtering, sieving and evaporating

14

Demonstrate or identify that dissolving, mixing and changing state can be reversible

14

Describe how mixtures may be separated

15

Be aware that there is a limit to the amount of a solid that may be dissolved in a liquid (saturated solution)

15

 

 

Physics/Chemistry – hot stuff

 

Description

SS 

Identify the source of heating at home and at school

9

Discuss how we could save energy

9

Explore and observe objects that are heated

11

Explore and observe objects that are cooled `

11

Know that some materials are changed by heating

12

Know some materials are changed by cooling

12

Classify objects as solid, liquid or gas and give basic properties

13

Carry out evaporation to recover a substance from a solution

14

Use knowledge of S. L, G to decide how mixtures can separated by filtering, sieving and evaporating

14

Demonstrate or identify that dissolving, mixing and changing state can be reversible

14

Use correct terminology when describing changing state

14

Measure temperature at which changing state of materials can happen (to include water)

14

Identify where evaporation occurs in the water cycle

14

Observe some materials change state when heated and cooled

14

Identify when condensation occurs in a water cycle

15

Consider the effect of temperature on evaporation

15

Describe changes of state using the particle model

16

Describe S, L, G using the particle model `

16

Describe energy transfer via conduction, convection and radiation

16

 

Biology/Science enquiry – Fooling the senses

 

Description

SS 

Name main face parts

9

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

10

Builds on present knowledge

12

Take simple measurements `

12

Select equipment to do an experiment using the name of the equipment and use appropriately (if applicable)

12

Ask a question related to an investigation

12

Observe objects and make comparisons

12

Observe investigation and record findings/results

12

Observe an investigation and identify variables

12

Use knowledge to make predictions and check results

12

Give a simple conclusion based on an investigation

12

Recognise that a science experiment may provide an answer

14

Use secondary resources to obtain information `

14

Select relevant data

14

Provide an explanation for results obtained

14

Identify trends and patterns in results

14

Use scientific language when discussing tests, results, conclusions

14

Identify a risk and take action to control it

14

Plan and carry out a simple investigation

14

Identify variables that need to be kept constant (fair testing)

14

Consider how what they find out may affect themselves/the environment/other living things

14

 

 

 

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