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 …

Scholastic Book Club Sale!

Scholastic Book Club Sale If you’re wondering why your child hasn’t brought home the Scholastic Book Club leaflet this term, it’s because this one is not available in paper format, instead orders should be placed online here https://shop.scholastic.co.uk/schools/turton-high. You can still have books delivered to your child in school free of charge and we still benefit Read More …

Homework Challenge: Science (Core Stability #11)

Science Homework (Year 11):  Core Stability #11Please answer the following questions in your exercise book (entitled ‘Core Stability #11’)Homework  Topic:Question 1Which process is being carried out when the nucleus from an adult body cell is transferred to an empty unfertilised egg cell?B1Question 2Put these energy sources in order increasing reliability… wind, tidal, nuclearP3Question 3Suggest a useful Read More …

Homework Challenge: Science (Core Stability #10)

Science Homework (Year 11):  Core Stability #10Please answer the following questions in your exercise book (entitled ‘Core Stability #10’)Homework  Topic:Question 1What is the only fool-proof method of producing less carbon dioxide?C1Question 2What is the scientific name for the process of particles dropping to the bottom of a lake/ sea?P1Question 3An injection containing a safe form of Read More …

Homework Challenge: Science (Core Stability #9)

Science Homework (Year 11):  Core Stability #9Please answer the following questions in your exercise book (entitled ‘Core Stability #9’)Homework  Topic:Question 1Longitudinal earthquake waves are also known by which letter?P1Question 2What do we mean by mutations in terms of genes?B3Question 3Which organ is thought of a double pump?B2Question 4Why does the National Grid use high voltages to Read More …

Homework Challenge: Science (Core Stability #8)

Science Homework (Year 11):  Core Stability #8Please answer the following questions in your exercise book (entitled ‘Core Stability #8’)Homework  Topic:Question 1Nanotechnology controls structures which range in size from 1 to ____ nm in size.C2Question 2As the distance from the source of EM radiation increases the intensity (stays the same/ increases/ decreases). Delete the wrong ones!P2Question 31000J Read More …

Homework Challenge: Science (Core Stability #7)

Science Homework (Year 11):  Core Stability #7Please answer the following questions in your exercise book (entitled ‘Core Stability #7’)Homework  Topic:Question 1Which scientist was famous for his theory of continental drift?P1Question 2Which gas makes up only 1% of the present atmosphere of the Earth?C1Question 3Convection currents in the core result in which process beneath the oceans?P1Question 4What Read More …

Homework Challenge: Science (Core Stability #6)

Science Homework (Year 11):  Core Stability #6Please answer the following questions in your exercise book (entitled ‘Core Stability #6’)Homework  Topic:Question 1What is the name given to ‘packets’ of light?P2Question 2Which natural processes remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?C1Question 3″Meeting the needs of people today without damaging the Earth for future generations” can be summed up in Read More …

Homework Challenge: Science (Core Stability #5)

Science Homework (Year 11):  Core Stability #5Please answer the following questions in your exercise book (entitled ‘Core Stability #5’)Homework  Topic:Question 1Which evidence from light tells us that further away galaxies are moving away from us faster than closer ones?P1Question 2What effect can a high salt diet have on the body?C3Question 3What is the name given to Read More …

Homework Challenge: Science (Core Stability #4)

Science Homework (Year 11):  Core Stability #4Please answer the following questions in your exercise book (entitled ‘Core Stability #4’)Homework  Topic:Question 1State the climate of ancient Britain and the process which led to coal formation.C3Question 2How can plasticisers become dangerous when used in PVC water bottles and baby toys?C3Question 3How old do we think the Universe is?P1Question Read More …