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Science - Year 7

Lesson

Topic

 

1

 

 

Cell structure

Onion cells microscope

Animal cells microscope

2

 

 

 

Cells, tissues and organs

Euglena classification F/A

Diffusion

3

 

Diffusion 2

Aerobic respiration

Anaerobic respiration

4

Male and female reproductive organs

The menstrual cycle

Fertilisation and gestation

5

Lifestyle and the foetus

Plant reproduction

Lifecycle of a plant

Review 1

Review 2

End of unit assessment
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Why do we do science? 

Video: Why do we learn science in school? 

Video: Science safety lesson 

TASK: Click here to read the science lab safety rules 

TASK: Read the safety scenarios and see if you can work out which safety rules have been broken. 

Scientific equipment  

Video: Lab tools and equipment - know your glassware! 

Video: General lab safety 

TASK: Watch the videos above then click here to view the worksheet. Copy the drawings of how to correctly draw science equipment  

8

Testing our ideas  

Video: Scientific method 

TASK: Research a career in Science. Open the PowerPoint and work your way through it. Answer the questions on each slide as best you can. 

PowerPoint: Science jobs 

 

Bunsen Burner 

Video: Using a Bunsen Burner 

TASK: Write a set of instructions for a Year 6 on how to safely use the Bunsen Burner 

Making measurements  

Video: How to take measurements of length, volume and mass 

Video: What's the difference between accuracy and precision 

TASK: Watch the videos then research and complete the information sheet for the famous physicist Ernest Rutherford 

 Download: Information sheet 

Melting ice  

Video: Heating and cooling curve of water 

TASK: Watch the video then research and complete the information sheet for the famous biologist Jane Goodhall 

Download: Information sheet 

10

Planning 

Video: Planning investigations  

TASK: Watch the video then research and complete the information sheet on the famous chemist Demitri Mendeleev

Download: Information sheet 

11

Huddling penguins - Lesson 1

Video: How does huddling help penguins stay warm? 

TASK: Watch the video then open the document below. Pick a career in science from the picture then complete the career card for your chosen one. 

Download: Career picture 

Download: Careers Card 

12

Huddling penguins - Lesson 2

Video: Writing a scientific conclusion  

TASK: Watch the video then open the document below. Pick a career in science from the picture then complete the career card for your chosen one. 

Download: Career picture 2

Download: Careers Card 

13

Forces and their measurement 

Contact and non-contact forces 

Friction  

14

Planning Friction Investigation 

Friction investigation 

Bridge Design (1)

Bridge Design (2) 

Bridge Design (3) 

15 

Hooke's Law (F = ke)

Making a force meter 

Balanced and unbalanced

16

Free Body Force Diagram 

Levers 

Moments

17

Floating and sinking (density = mass/volume)  

 Pressure 

Pressure in fluids 

18

Revision test  

 
 

19

Gas Exchange  

Breathing Mechanism

The Effect of Exercise 

The Effect of Exercise - Investigation 

20

The Effects of Smoking 

Lung Capacity - Investigation 1

Lung Capacity - Investigation 2

21

Structure of a Leaf  

Skeleton 

Chicken Wing Dissection 

22

Muscle and Joints  

Antagonistic Muscles 

Antagonistic Muscles 

What are medicinal drugs? 

23

A Balanced Diet 

A Balanced Diet 2 

Making Poo 

24

 

Keeping health summary 1

Keeping health summary 2

25 

New Topic: Chemistry 1

Solids, liquids and gasses

Pure and impure substances

26 

Changing states - Changes of state

Changing states - Investigating changes of state 

27 

Gas pressure

Conservation of mass 

28 

Separating mixtures 

Separating mixtures - Rock salt  

29 

 

Distillation

Chromatography 

Solubility 

30 

Solubility - Practical  

Review 1

Review 2

31 

 New Topic: P2 - Space

Universe

Seasons 

Case study of Maggie Aderin-Pocock

32 

Weight and mass

Gravity

Review of space

33 

What are forces? 

Representing forces

Resultant forces

34 

Investigating speed

Factors that affect speed

Calculating speed using an equation

35 

Distance: Time graphs

Calculating speed using distance time graphs

36 

Revision 1 

Revision 2

 

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Miss East

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Mrs Mackenzie

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Mr McGrath

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Miss Rix

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Miss Turner

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