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Preparing for the End of Key Stage Tests in Science

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Age Range: KS3

Activities consolidate work done in KS3 to raise achievement in the EOKSTs.

Topics and activities include: Applying knowledge to new contexts; Learning and revision techniques; Using scientific terms correctly; Interpreting information from charts and graphs; Finding patterns; Exam technique.

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Size: 64 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 218 1
Author(s): Maureen Hayward
Code: PEKS
Popularity rank: 109

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Contents List

LESSONS

  • 7 SCIENCE OVERVIEW Students are asked to look back over the topics previously covered throughout their KS3 Science course. (Sc 2-4; Levels 3-6)
  • 9 KEY WORDS IN BIOLOGY Students are encouraged to identify and remember the key words and phrases in each of their KS3 Biology topics. (Sc 2; Levels 3-6)
  • 11 KEY WORDS IN CHEMISTRY Students are encouraged to identify and remember the key words and phrases in each of their KS3 Chemistry topics. (Sc 2; Levels 3-6)
  • 13 KEY WORDS IN PHYSICS Students are encouraged to identify and remember the key words and phrases in each of their KS3 Physics topics. (Sc 2; Levels 3-6)
  • 15 FOOD FOR THOUGHT Students are shown how to make flow charts of feeding relationships, as a revision technique. (Sc 2; Level 4)
  • 17 ACIDS AND ALKALIS Students develop a technique for identifying and highlighting key points in text for revision purposes, by transferring information from highlighted text into a revision chart. (Sc 3; Level 6)
  • 19 SOUND The use of a topic-mapping technique is demonstrated as a revision aid. (Sc 4; Level 5)
  • 21 GAS EXCHANGE Students develop the skill of extracting and interpreting information from a flow chart, for revision. (Sc 2; Levels 5-6)
  • 23 GAS EXCHANGE - RECAP Students test their learning and revision on the topic of gas exchange. (Sc 2; Levels 5-6)
  • 25 CHEMICAL REACTIONS Students are asked to identify the chemical patterns they come across in the reactions studied at KS3. (Sc 3; Level 6)
  • 27 CHEMICAL REACTIONS Students test their learning and revision on the topic of - RECAP chemical reactions. (Sc 3; Level 6)
  • 29 BEYOND THE EARTH Students consider the techniques of using mnemonics and bullet points, as learning aids to revising topics. (Sc 4; Levels 4-5)
  • 31 BEYOND THE EARTH Students test their learning and revision on the topic 'Beyond the - RECAP Earth. (Sc 4; Levels 4-5)
  • 33 BAR CHARTS - ORGANISMS Students look at the types of information best displayed by bar charts - and they learn how to draw conclusions from bar charts as they revise the subject matter. (Sc 2; Level 4)
  • 35 LINE GRAPHS - ELECTRICITY Students are taught how to read and interpret line graphs, through analysing experimental results. (Sc 4; Level 6)
  • 37 DRAWING GRAPHS Students are taught how to make informed decisions about which type of graph to draw. (Sc 2; Level 5)
  • 39 ARE WE ALL THE SAME? Students are taught how to interpret and transfer data from a table of results. (Sc 2; Level 4)
  • 41 COMPLETING DATA CHARTS Students learn to complete data charts from information presented to them in the form of graphs or diagrams. (Sc 3; Level 4/Sc 4; Level 4)
  • 43 EXPERIMENTS WITH PLANTS Students' ability to use and interpret experimental data is tested. (Sc 2; Level 6)
  • 45 METALS - HOMEWORK Students are given the opportunity to revise this topic in a systematic and thorough way. (Sc 3; Level 4)
  • 47 RUN FOR YOUR LIFE Students are asked to interpret data given in a form likely to be found in the end of KS3 tests. This page could be used as a homework activity. (Sc 4; Levels 4-5)
  • 49 UNDERSTAND EXAM This page ensures that students understand the meaning of words LANGUAGE commonly used in exam questions. (Sc 2-4; Levels 3-6)
  • 51 SMOKING AGAIN Students are shown how to answer exam questions, in order to gain maximum marks. (Sc 2; Levels 5-6)
  • 53 A ROCKY MOMENT Students are taught what makes a good answer to an exam question, as they revise this topic. (Sc 3; Levels 4-6)
  • 55 ENERGY EVERYWHERE Students are taught how to answer exam questions, in order to gain maximum marks. (Sc 4; Levels 5-6)
  • 57 EXAM QUESTIONS LEVELS 4-5 This page looks specifically at the demands of questions at these levels. (Sc 2-4; Levels 4-5)
  • 59 EXAM QUESTIONS LEVEL This page looks specifically at the demands of questions at 6 this level. (Sc 2-4; Level 6)
  • 61 TIME MANAGEMENT Students look at the need to manage their time effectively in exams. (Sc 2-4; Levels 3-6)
  • 62 APPENDIX 1 For use with page 7, SCIENCE OVERVIEW.
  • 63 APPENDIX 2 For use with page 9, KEY WORDS IN BIOLOGY.
  • 64 APPENDIX 2 For use with page 13, KEY WORDS IN PHYSICS.