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Science - Year 9

Week commencing

Topic

Lesson

Monday 12th April

 

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

Monday 19th April

 

Ionic bonding

Why elements react 

Ionic bonding introduction

Further ionic bonding

Properties of ionic compounds

Monday 26th April 

 

Covalent bonding 

Covalent bonding 

Simple covalent molecules

The giant covalent structures

Giant covalent structures: Graphene

Monday 3rd May

 

Group 1, Group 7 and Displacement

Group 1

Group 7

Group 7 Displacement

Comparing the reactivities of Group 1 and 7 elements

Monday 10th May

 

New Topic: P1 - Energy

Renewable and non-renewable energy

Non-Renewable energy resources 

Renewable energy resources

Monday 17th May 

 

Energy Transfers

 

Energy Transfers

Conservation of energy

Monday 24th May

 

Conduction convection, radiation and insulation.

 

Conduction

Radiation

Convection 

Insulation

Efficiency and reducing unwanted energy transfers

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Monday 7th June

 

Gravitational potential and elastic potential energy

 

Energy assignment on GCSE pod

 

 The kinetic energy store

The gravitational potential store

The elastic potential store

Monday 14th June

  

Specific heat capacity

  

Specific heat capacity

Specific heat capacity required practical

Power

Monday 21st June

 

Work done, calculations and review. 

Careers case study.

Multi-Step calculations for the energy topic 

GCSE Pod assignment

Case study: Esther Takeuchi

Energy review

Monday 28th June

 

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)

Monday 5th July

      
       

The lungs

Blood and blood vessels

The heart

Heart rate

Heart disease

Non-Communicable Disease

Cancer

Monday 12th July

 

Plants

 

Plant tissue

Plant roots

Transport in plants

Investigating transpiration

Review - Part 1

Review - Part 2

Monday 19th July

n/a

n/a 

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