Summer Learning – Years 7, 8 and 9

SUMMER LEARNING – YEARS 7, 8 AND 9 Summer is a time for rest and relaxation; it’s also a time for developing curiosity and having cultural experiences.  Most pupils do have a dip in their learning over the holidays, so take our summer challenge. We’ll be emailing you interesting articles and podcast links once a Read More …

Science Homework #6: Year 8 (Mrs Downing)

Science Homework:  Year 8  (Mrs Downing)Homework  Topic:Question 1Sound waves can be reflected, transmitted or absorbed.  Draw a diagram to show what this means.0Question 2What is echolocation and give an example of an animal that may use this.7LQuestion 3What colour will universal indicator change in the presence of an alkali?7FQuestion 4What happens about 14 days into the Read More …

Science Homework #24: Year 11

Science Homework #24:  Year 11Homework  Topic:Question 1What do limestone rocks tell us about an area of Britain in the past?C3Question 2Burnt wood and urine were two traditional sources of which chemical?C3Question 3What is the name of the foul smelling gas having the symbol H2S?C3Question 4Sort the following organisms into a food chain…  chicken, fox hound, fox Read More …

Science Homework #5: Year 8 (Mrs Downing)

Science Homework:  Year 8  (Mrs Downing)Homework  Topic:Question 1What is a vacuum?7GQuestion 2Describe three ways in which we could use less fossil fuels and explain why it is important that we use less fossil fuels.7IQuestion 3Sound waves can be reflected, transmitted or absorbed.  Draw a diagram to show what this means.0Question 4Why do sounds travel faster in Read More …

Science Homework #23: Year 11

Science Homework #23:  Year 11Homework  Topic:Question 1What effect can a high salt diet have on the body?C3Question 2Give one source of microwaves other than ovens.P2Question 3What do detrivores feed upon?B3Question 4Differences between members of the same species is called __________???B3Question 5Sort these sources into primary OR secondary energy sources… fossil fuels, electricity, wind, nuclear, biofuels, waves Read More …

Science Homework #22: Year 11

Science Homework #22:  Year 11Homework  Topic:Question 1Give two sources from which salt ca be extracted.C3Question 2Open-label, blind and double blind are types of human trials- which is least open to bias?B2Question 3A simple name for an object emitting radiation is a __________??P2Question 4The absorption/ reflection of infra-red radiation by gases in the atmosphere when it is Read More …

Science Homework #21: Year 11

Science Homework #21:  Year 11Homework  Topic:Question 1Which part of the atmosphere protects us from ultra violet light from the Sun?P2Question 2Which useful chemical can the acidic gas, hydrogen chloride be converted to by oxidation?C3Question 3An injection containing a safe form of a disease causing micro-organism is known as a _____________?B2Question 4The electrolysis of brine (salt water) Read More …

Science Homework #20: Year 11

Science Homework #20:  Year 11Homework  Topic:Question 1What do automatic control systems use to detect changes in the environment?B2Question 2Radiation can do three things when it meets a material… What are they?P2Question 3Give one piece of evidence other than the jigsaw fit of continents to prove Wegener’s theory.P1Question 4Which part of the atmosphere protects us from ultra Read More …

Science Homework #19: Year 11

Science Homework #19:  Year 11Homework  Topic:Question 1Which pollutant causes buildings to look dirty?C1Question 2What does LCA stand for?C3Question 3Give one source of microwaves other than ovens.P2Question 4The maintainance of a constant internal environment is also know as __________?B2Question 5Which useful chemical can the acidic gas, hydrogen chloride be converted to by oxidation?C3Question 6Give a way of Read More …