Science Year 9

Welcome back


Teachers

Ms. Hanadi Alam Eddine

Ms. Mona Ahmed

Mr. Greg Frosler


Calendar of Events

Assessment week starts 23rd May to 30th May.

Progression test will be during assessment week starts 23rd May to 30th May.

Revision guides will be provided later.




Revision guide for science progression test Y9.docx

Homework: Students should review what is covered in class on a daily basis, and they have to complete unfinished work.

Weekly updates

Week 1: 10/3

dichotomous keys

knowing about the type of variation.

natural selection and selective breeding



Week : 17/3

inheritance and chromosomes

punnett squares

pedigree charts

Week 3: 24/3

changes in rate of reaction

effect of surface area

effect of temperature

effect of concentration


Week 4: 31/3

effect of catalyst

revision unit 8

short assessment Tuesday 2/3

International Day Celebration


Week 5 : 7/4


Spring Break



Week 6 : 14/4

uses of energy

fossil fuels

renewables and non-renewables

power calculation

conduction of heat



Week 7 : 21/4

convection

radiation

evaporation

revision unit 11


Week 8: 28/4

Graded assignment about renewable energy

students will make their research in class and present on Wednesday and Thursday

Week 9: 5/5

presentations of assignment about renewable energy

revision unit 1,2 and 3.


Week 10: 12/5

revision unit 4 to 10.


Week 11: 19/5

revision unit 11

practice progression test



Week 12:


Assessment week


Resources

Cambridge Checkpoint Science Textbook and workbook

Bill Nye videos and worksheets

Google classroom

Board works

Class expectations & rules

Students have to be in school on time.

Students have to bring all materials needed for the lesson.

Students have to be ready AND prepared for the lesson by completing their assignments (homework and classwork) plus taking necessary notes that helps in their studying.

Usage of cell-phones is forbidden

Seeds, fizzy drinks and chewing gums are not allowed

Curriculum Guide

Science Year 9 Curriculum Guide.docx

Grading

TERM 1 weightings

TERM 2 weightings

TERM 3 weightings

Tests 40%

Assignments &short assessments 40%

projects 20%


Tests 40%

Assignments &short assessments 40%

projects 20%


Tests 50% ( 30% final & 20% progression )

Assignments &short assessments 30%

projects 20%