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Y8 Formal Internal Exams: Science

 

Equipment Needed:

  • Black pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scientific Calculator

 

Key Topics:

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology

 

Exam Content: 

 

 

 Chemistry

  • C2.1 The Periodic Table - metals and non-metals | groups | periods and elements of group 1, 7 and 0
  • C2.2 Separation techniques - mixtures | solutions | solubility | filtration | evaporation | distillation and chromatography
  • C2.3 Metals and acids  - metals and oxygen | metals and water | displacement reactions | extracting metals | ceramics | polymers and composites
  • C2.4 The Earth - the Earth and its atmosphere | sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks | the rock cycle | carbon cycle | climate change and recycling

 

Physics

  • P2.1 Electricity and magnetism - squashing | stretching | drag |mass| weight | balanced and unbalanced forces
  • P2.2 Energy - waves | vibrations | loudness | pitch | echoes and ultrasound
  • P2.3 Motion and pressure - reflection | refraction | the eye and the camera | colour dispersion and filters

 

Biology

  • B2.1 Health and lifestyle - nutrients | food tests | unhealthy diet | digestive system | bacteria and enzymes in digestion | drugs, alcohol and smoking
  • B2.2 Ecosystem processes - leaves | photosynthesis | plant minerals | aerobic and anaerobic respiration | chemosynthesis | food chains and webs | disruption to food chains/webs and ecosystems
  • B2.3 Adaption and inheritance  - competition and adaptation | adapting to change | variation | continuous and discontinuous variation | inheritance | natural selection and extinction

 

 

Revision Material/Websites:

    • Science VLE site (below)
Science KS3 ExamsScience

 

Other Information:

  • The exam will take place on Thursday 28th June during period 3 for B-Band groups.
  • The exam will take place on Monday 2nd July during period 2 for A-Band groups.