Soham Village College

Science - Year 8

  Units
Assessments
 

Autumn  

Ecology
A look at how we can sample the living things around us, from counting them to identifying them. We also look at the relationships between organisms within an ecosystem.
End of Unit Test 1x Practical Assessment
1 x Level Assessed Task
What’s Happening Around Us?
Learn about the chemical reactions that are happening around us right now! From burning fuels to acid rain.
End of Unit Test
End of Term Test
Spring  Light and Space
Learn how light travels through different substances and how the Earth fits into our Solar System.
End of Unit Test 1x Practical Assessment
1 x Level Assessed Task 
Our Planet
Discover how our Earth was formed and understand the rock cycle along with the effects of weathering.
End of Unit Test
End of Term Test
Summer  Reproduction
Understand the male and female reproductive systems and how fertilisation takes place in both animals and plants.
End of Unit Test
End of KS3 Exam
1x Practical Assessment
1 x Level Assessed Task
Heat and Sound
Understand the effects of heat and how it can be transferred. Students also look at sound and how it travels through different mediums.
End of Unit Test