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Year 10 Science

Lesson

Subject

Topic

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Biology

Communicable Diseases

Culturing microbes (YouTube)

Culturing Microbes (BBC Bitesize)

What kind of infection?

 

Chemistry

Separating mixtures

States of matter

Elements

History of the atom

PEN

 

 

 

Biology

Malaria as a Protist disease

Describe the body’s first line defence

Describe what a vaccine contains

   

Chemistry

Electron configuration

Ionic bonds - bonding introduction

Ionic bonds - further ionic bonding

Covalent bonds

Properties of ionic and covalent compounds

Metals and metallic bonding

   

3

Biology

Antibiotics

Which antibiotic is the most effective? - Maths Skills

Assaying microplates – which antibiotic is the most effective

 

Chemistry

History of the periodic table

Group 1 elements

Group 7 elements

Group 0 elements

 

4

Biology

 

 

Drug production

Development of new drugs - Part 1

Development of new drugs - Part 2

 

Chemistry

Carbon allotropes 1

Carbon allotropes 2

Polymers

Polymers - Giant covalent structures: Graphene

Review  

   

 

 

  

Biology

Review 1

Review 2

 

C3

Conservations of mass

Balancing equations (Foundation)

RFM (Foundation)

RFM (Higher)

     

6

C3

Mass changed when products of reactants are gases

   

Uncertainties in measurements

   

Concentration

     

7

 

 

 

 

 

C3

  

Moles (Higher)

Amount of substances (Higher)

Using moles to balance equations (Higher)

 

C4 - Chemical Changes

Oxidation

Metal reactivity

Metal reactivity (Higher tier only)

     

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C3

 

Limiting reactants

Revision (Foundation)

Revision (Higher)

   

C4 - Chemical Changes

 

Investigating the reactivity of metals

Displacement reactions of metals

Writing a method

 

9

 

C4 - Chemical Changes

 

Acids and bases - Acid base reaction

   

Acids and bases - Observations from acid base reaction

 
 
 

P3 - Particle model of matter

Density of solids

   

Density of liquids

   

10

C4 - Chemical Changes 

Revision of relevant topics using GCSE Pod  

Please email your Science Teacher for more information.

 
 

P3 - Particle model of matter

Revision of relevant topics using GCSE Pod 

Please email your Science Teacher for more information.

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Foundation 

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

 

Density required practical 

Density of liquids 

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical Changes 

Acids and Alkalis and the pH scale 

Strong and weak acids

Electrolysis of molten compounds 

 

Higher

Teacher 1 

P3 Particle Model 

 

Density required practical  

Density  

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical changes 

  

Acids alkalis and the pH scale  

Strong and weak acids 

Electrolysis of molten compounds 

 

12

 

Foundation

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

Internal energy 

Heating and cooling substances

Teacher 2

C4 Chemical Changes

Extraction of aluminium

Electrolysis of solutions

Electrolysis half equations 

 

Higher

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

 

Internal energy  

Multi step energy calculations 

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical Changes 

  

Observations from acid base reactions 

Making salts 

Acids alkalis and the pH scale 

 

13

 

Foundation

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

 

Latent heat

Multi step energy calculations

Teacher 2

C4 Chemical Changes 

 

Reactivity and acid base reactions review 

Electrolysis review 

 

Higher

Teacher 1

P3 Particle Model 

 

Gas pressure

Review - Part 1

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical Changes

  

Electrolysis of molten compounds

Extraction of aluminium 

Electrolysis of solutions 

 

14

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure

 

Gas pressure

Review part 1

Teacher 2

C4 Chemical Changes 

 

Chemical change review 

TASK: Independent revision for trial exams 

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

Revision and mock preparation 

  

Writing a method 

Order of magnitude calculations 

Chemical formulae and conservation of mass

Teacher 2 

C4 Chemical Changes

  

Developing an electrolysis hypothesis 

Reactivity and acid base reactions review 

Electrolysis review 

 

15

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

How Science works - Revision 1 

How Science works - Revision 2

How Science works - Revision 2

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes

  

Exothermic and endothermic reactions 

Required practical - Temperature change Part 1  

Required practical - Temperature change Part 2   

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

How Science works - Revision 

  

Revision 1

Revision 2

Revision 3

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes

  

Exothermic and endothermic reactions

Required practical - Temperature change - Part 1 

Required practical - Temperature change - Part 2 

 

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Foundation

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

Exploring inside an atom

Atoms and isotopes 

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes 

 

Writing a method to test a hypothesis 

Energy level diagrams 

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

Exploring inside an atom

Isotopes and ionisation 

Teacher 2  

C5 Energy Changes 

  

Exothermic and endothermic reactions 

Required practical - Temperature Change - Part 1 

Required practical - Temperature Change - Part 2 

 

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Foundation 

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

History of atomic models

Radioactivity 

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes

 

Calculating bond energies 

Review combined 

 

Higher

Teacher 1 

P4 Atomic Structure  

 

History of atomic models  

Radioactivity

Teacher 2 

C5 Energy Changes

  

Writing a method to test a hypothesis  

Energy level diagrams 

Review combined 

 

18

 

Foundation

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure

 

Decay equations 

Activity and half life (FT)

Teacher 2

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Photosynthesis 

Photosynthesis required practical 

 

Higher

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

Decay equations  

Activity and a half life HT 

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics  

 

Photosynthesis 

Photosynthesis - Required practical 

 

19

 

Foundation

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

  

Activity and half life (FT)

Uses and hazards of radiation

Atomic structure review - Part 1 

Teacher 2

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Photosynthesis - Required practical results 

Limiting factors of photosynthesis

 

Higher

Teacher 1

P4 Atomic Structure 

 

Uses and hazards of radiation 

P4 atomic structure review - Part 1

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Photosynthesis - Required practical results 

Limiting factors of photosynthesis 

 

20

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity 

 

Drawing electrical circuits 

Charge and current 

Teacher 2

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Manipulating factors of photosynthesis 

Review - Photosynthesis 

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity 

 

Drawing electrical circuits 

Charge and current 

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics  

 

Photosynthesis review 

Photosynthesis  

 

21

 

Foundation 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity 

 

Potential difference 

Electrical resistance 

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics 

 

Respiration

Anaerobic respiration 

 

Higher 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity 

 

Potential difference 

Electrical resistance 

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics 

Respiration 

 

Anaerobic respiration 

 

22

 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity

Resistance

Electrical resistance

Resistance of a wire

Teacher 2

B4 Bioenergetics

Respiration and metabolism

Anaerobic respiration 

Consequences of anaerobic respiration 

Metabolism

 

 

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Teacher 1

P2 Electricity

Circuits

Series circuits

Parallel circuits

Teacher 2 

B4 Bioenergetics

Review of topic

Synoptic links

 End of topic review

Exam skills

Maths skills

 

24

 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity

Circuits

Series and parallel circuits 

Properties of resistors

Teacher 2

C9 Chemistry of the atmosphere

Earth’s early atmosphere

Earth's Early Atmosphere | Volcanic Activity | GCSE Chemistry

GCSE Chemistry The Earth's atmosphere

GCSE Chemistry - Evolution of the Atmosphere

 

25

 

Teacher 1

P2 Electricity

Lamps and Diodes

Filament lamps 

Diodes

Teacher 2

C9 Chemistry of the atmosphere

Earth's atmosphere today and the greenhouse effect

The Earth's atmosphere 

The Greenhouse Effect

 

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Teacher 1

P2 Electricity

Resistors and thermistors

Light dependent resistors

Thermistors

Teacher 2

C9 Chemistry of the atmosphere

Climate change and pollution

Climate change 

Pollutants

 

27

 

Teacher 1

  P2 Electricity

Review of circuits

Review of electric circuits

Domestic electricity

Teacher 2 

C9 Chemistry of the atmosphere

Maths skills linked to C9

Maths skills 

Alice Wilson

 

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Teacher 1

P2 Electricity

Electrical power

Electrical Power Part 1 

Electrical Power Part 2

Teacher 2 

C9 Chemistry of the atmosphere

Revision of C9

Review (Part 1)

Review (Part 2)

 

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Teacher 1

P2 Electricity

The national grid

Multi-Step calculations

The national grid 

Domestic electricity review

Teacher 2 

B7 Ecology

Classification and community

Classification

Communities

 

30

 

Teacher 1

P6 Waves

Wave properties  

Calculations with waves

Teacher 2

B4

Biotic and abiotic factors and sampling.

Biotic and Abiotic factors 

Sampling required practical (Part 1)

 

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Teacher 1

P6 Waves

Required practical - waves

Measuring the speed of waves in water

Measuring the speed of waves in solids

Wavespeed - GCSE required practical 

Teacher 2

 B4

Sampling Part 2 and Maths skills 

Sampling required practical (Part 2) 

Maths skills

 

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Teacher 1

P6 Waves

Refraction and Electromagnetic spectrum

Refraction 

Electromagnetic spectrum (Part 1) 

Teacher 2

B4

Adaptations and biodiversity 

Adaptations

Biodiversity 

 

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Teacher 1

P6 Waves

Electromagnetic spectrum
(Part 2) and Infrared

Electromagnetic spectrum (Part 2) 

Infrared

Teacher 2 

 B4 

Carbon cycle and Global warming

Cycles

Global warming

 

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 Teacher 1

 Review of Year 10 

Combined Science review 

Teacher 2 

B4

Review of unit 

Review (Part 1) 

Review (Part 2) 

 

 

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