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Year 8

Year 8

In Year 8 students continue to build on their scientific knowledge and understanding. Students learn through a large range of different learning activities using ICT and other new technologies. Students carry out investigations on their own and in groups to develop their scientific enquiry.

The different topics covered in Year 8 are listed below.

Biology Topics

  •         Food and digestion
  •         Respiration
  •         Microbes and disease
  •         Ecological relationships

Chemistry Topics

  •  Atoms and elements
  •  Compounds and mixtures
  •  Rocks and weathering
  •  The rock cycle

Physics Topics

  •         Heating and cooling
  •         Magnets and electromagnets
  •         Light 
  •         Sound and hearing

Useful websites

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/

http://lgfl.skoool.co.uk/keystage3.aspx?id=80