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Key Stage 3 Science

Information and resources to aid learning in Year 7 and 8.

 

KS3 Year 7 

Autumn:

Introduction to Science.

Organisms 1: Cells and microscopy.

Particles 1: Particle arrangement and separation techniques.

Forces 1: Introduction to forces.

Spring:

Matter 1: Periodic Table.

Energy 1: Introduction to energy.

Electromagnets 1: Electrical circuits.

Reactions 1: Acids and alkalis.

Summer:

Ecosystems 1: Ecology.

Genes 1: Variation and reproduction.

Waves 1: Sound energy.

Space 1: Introduction to Space.

Earth 1: Introduction to Earth.

KS3 Year 8

Autumn:

Matter 1: Periodic Table.

Energy 1: Introduction to energy.

Particles 1: Particle arrangement and separation techniques.

Forces 2: Speed, pressure and density.

Organisms 2: Breathing and respiration.

Spring:

Energy 2: Thermal energy and its transfer.

Reactions 2: Changes of state and chemical reactions.

Genes 2: Evolution and natural selection.

Electromagnets 2: Electromagnets.

Summer:

Ecosystems 2: Photosynthesis.

Organisms 3: Digestion.

Waves 2: Light energy.

Electromagnets 3: Static Electricity.

Microbes 2: Introduction to pathogens.