Science Year 7


Welcome back after the winter break. Hope you all had an enjoyable and restful time and are ready to work hard this term.

Teachers : Ms Lubna [7-1 and 7-3]

Mr DJ [7-5 and 7-6]

Mr Greg [7-2 and 7-4]

Assessments schedule:

Classification and Variation Quiz: Tuesday 17 April

Calendar of events

Weekly schedule:

Week 29

22 to 26 April

  1. Neutralisation Know that acids and alkalis react with each other and that the process is called neutralization.

The process of neutralization is explained to the pupils. Explaining how neutralization works in our bodies and how it is treated. Examples of stings are used [bee, jelly fish, wasp] and how it is treated.

2. Neutralisation in action. Investigating acids and alkalis

How to plan an investigation. Looking at the process involved to choose a question and variables.

3. Revision questions

Workbook questions are completed and the End of Unit questions.

4. Revision worksheets

Pupils complete revision worksheets and questions.

5. Revision video

Bill Nye video of acid and alkalis and other experiments.

Week 30

29 April To 3 May

  1. Seeing forces Know that a force on a stationary object can cause it to move or change direction, or speed.

Introduction into forces. What are the effects of forces? Practical examples in class are shown. How are forces measured?

How are the force arrows used in diagrams and what do they show? Pupils speak about what happens when you kick a ball, squeeze a balloon. The effects are what you can see happening. How do magnets attract or repel. Pupils speak about what the arrows on the diagrams represent

2. Forces big and small Know how to measure forces

Introduction into the unit for measuring forces. Speak about other measuring units that students know.

The force meter is shown and demonstrated as to how to use it. The unit of force is mentioned. Picturing a force: Practical; Magnetic attraction. Activity 9.2 A is completed and students compare answers.

Classroom expectations:

1. Be on time for every lesson.

2. Follow the school guidelines upon entering and leaving the classroom,.

3. Complete all bellwork and classwork activities. If classwork is not completed it becomes homework.

4. Respect every individual in the class.

TERM 3 weightings

Short assessments and classwork 30%

Project and assignments 20%

Tests 50%