Science Year 9

Welcome back

Dear parents and students

Welcome to year 9, we are looking forward working with you this year, wishing you a successful and enjoyable academic year.

For any inquiries please don't hesitate to contact us by emails any time.

Teachers:

Ms Mona Ahmed 9-1, 9-2

Mr Gregory Frosler 9-3

Ms Lubna Malaeb 9-4

Ms Sreerekha Raghuram 9-5, 9-6

Classwork: Students should have their coursebook and notebooks every day in class and the workbook when required.

Short assessments will be in class at the end of each unit, students should be prepared anytime.

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

Calendar of events

Curriculum evening for parents will be on the 11th of september.

Assessment Week T1 2019 2020

Assessment week topics

Dear parents please be aware that year 9 students will be having their science test on Tuesday 5th of November, the units to be covered are unit 1, 4 & 6, please review everything covered in class from coursebook, workbook and notebook.

Balancing chemical equations is also included in the test, for all details please check your child google classroom.

Best of Luck ;))

Weekly updates

Week 1: 25/8

classroom expectations

curriculum overview

Lab safety rules

hazard labels



Week 2: 1/9

Unit 1 plants

Photosynthesis

Leaf structure

Exchange of gases in leaves

Plants and water

Week 3: 8/9

Flower structure

Pollination

Testing for starch (pract.)

Fertilsation

Fruits and seeds




Week 4: 15/9

Revision unit 1 Plants

Short assessment unit 1

Introduction about the structure of the atom

Research about Atomic Scientists



Week 5 : 22/9

Continue research about Atomic Scientists

Students presents their work in class

Structure of the atom





Week 6 : 29/9

More about the structure of the atom

Trends in group 1 periodic table

Trends in other groups

Revision unit 4




Week 7 : 6/10

Knowing about balancing chemical equations

Worksheet practice for balancing

Making poster about any metal



Week 8: 13/10

S. A. unit 4

Unit 6 Metals and nonmetals properties

Metals reacting with oxygen

Metals reacting with water

Metals reacting with dilute acid

Reactivity series




Week 9: 27/10

Displacement reaction

Reaction with carbon

Practical demonstration

Revision



Week 10: 3/11

General revision

Idea of density 9.1

Measuring and calculating density

9.2 & 9.3

Practice density calculation





Week 11:




Week 12:




Resources

Cambridge Checkpoint Science Textbook and workbook

Bill Nye videos and worksheets

Google classroom

Board works

Curriculum Guide


Science Year 9 Curriculum Guide.docx

Grading

EMS descriptors for students