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Science - Year 9

Lesson

Subject

Topic

1

Biology

 

 

 

Photosynthesis

Light

The role of the leaf (1)

The role of the leaf (2)

2

Biology

Structure of the leaf

Leaf continued

Glucose

3

Biology


Deforestation (National Geographic)

Deforestation (BBC Bitesize)


Classification


Food webs

4

Biology

Pyramids of numbers and biomass

Sampling techniques

Sampling investigation

 

Physics

Wave properties (BBC Bitesize)

Wave properties

Wave speed practical

Travelling light

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

Biology

Ecological relationships

The carbon cycle

Review

 

Physics

  

 

Reflection and mirrors

Refraction

The eye and lenses

 

Biology

 
   

Physics

 

 

Making Rainbows

Computer Simulation Colour Vision

Sound - Waves

Sound - Amplitude and volume

   

7

Chemistry

Definitions of acid and alkali

What are indicators?

What is the pH scale?

   

Physics

 

 

 

Pitch and frequency

Ear

Ultrasound

Microphone

   

8

Chemistry

Neutralisation

Name that salt - assessment

Indigestion practical - planning

Indigestion practical - analysis and conclusion

9

Chemistry

 

 

 

Describing and testing rocks

Metamorphic and Igneous rocks

Sedimentary rocks

Weathering

10

Chemistry

Metamorphic rock

The rock cycle 1

The rock cycle 2

Atmosphere

Revision

11

Revision and Test

Revision of C4 and test.

 Please email your Science teacher for resources and instructions.

 

12

P5

Conductors and insulators  

Components and drawing circuits 

Current as a flow of charge 

Voltage 

Resistance and safety 

13

P5 

Modelling electricity 

Measuring resistance 

Series circuits 

Parallel circuits 

Static electricity 

14

P5 

Magnetism 

Magnetic fields

Earth's magnetic field

15

P5 

Making electromagnets 

Electromagnets 

16

B1 Cells 

Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

Comparing of cells

Order of magnitude calculations 

Useful maths skills

Specialised cells

17

B1 Cells

Microscopes, magnification and resolution 

Using the microscope and magnification equation 

Viewing animal cells under the microscope and calculating magnification 

Case study and exam skiils

18

B1 Cells

Diffusion

Osmosis 

Osmosis - Required practical (Part 1) 

Osmosis - Required practical (Part 2)

Active transport

19

B1 Cells

Cell cycle and mitosis 

Stem cells and the use of stem cells 

Cell biology review - Part 1

Cell biology review - Part 2 

20

Chemistry C1 and C2

Atoms elements and compounds 

Chemical formulae and conservation of mass 

Mixtures, filtration and crystallisation 

21

Chemistry C1 and C2

Separation by distillation 

Atomic structure  

22

C1/2

Development of the ideas of atomic structure.

Development of the Periodic table

 

Development of the atomic model 

Electron Configuration and the Periodic Table

Periodic Table development

23

Ionic bonding

Why elements react 

Ionic bonding introduction

Further ionic bonding

Properties of ionic compounds

24

Covalent bonding 

Covalent bonding 

Simple covalent molecules

The giant covalent structures

Giant covalent structures: Graphene

25

Group 1, Group 7 and Displacement

Group 1

Group 7

Group 7 Displacement

Comparing the reactivities of Group 1 and 7 elements

26

New Topic: P1 - Energy

Renewable and non-renewable energy

Non-Renewable energy resources 

Renewable energy resources

27

Energy Transfers

 

Energy Transfers

Conservation of energy

28

Conduction convection, radiation and insulation.

 

Conduction

Radiation

Convection 

Insulation

Efficiency and reducing unwanted energy transfers

29

Gravitational potential and elastic potential energy

 

Energy assignment on GCSE pod

 

 The kinetic energy store

The gravitational potential store

The elastic potential store

30

Specific heat capacity

  

Specific heat capacity

Specific heat capacity required practical

Power

31

Work done, calculations and review. 

Careers case study.

Multi-Step calculations for the energy topic 

GCSE Pod assignment

Case study: Esther Takeuchi

Energy review

32

New Topic: B2 Organisation

Food tests and digestion.

Enzymes.

 

Food tests

Digestive enzymes

Digestion

Absorption

Investigating enzymes

pH and enzymes (Part 1)

pH and enzymes (Part 2)

33

       

The lungs

Blood and blood vessels

The heart

Heart rate

Heart disease

Non-Communicable Disease

Cancer

34

Plants

 

Plant tissue

Plant roots

Transport in plants

Investigating transpiration

Review - Part 1

Review - Part 2

 

 

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