S1/S2

Topical Science is part of CfE Science. Prepare a short “Science in the News” report.

Your job is to produce a report to present to the rest of the class. It could be in the form of a Poster or a PowerPoint  or Prezi presentation. Your presentation should be between 3-4 minutes long. You will present it to the class during one of your science classes this year.

Your report must contain:

  • Details of the discovery.
  • The source of your information including full url.
  • Your opinion on how reliable this source is and why.
  • Is there scientific research to back up your information source?

You could visit the following sites for information.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news/

http://www.eurekalert.org/kidsnews/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science_and_environment/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z9rwhyc

 

 

S3 Science

Prepare a short “Science in the News” report on any Human Health issue.

Your job is to produce a report to present to the rest of the class. It could be in the form of a Poster or a PowerPoint  or Prezi presentation. Your presentation should be between 3-4 minutes long. You will present it to the class during one of your science classes this year.

Your report must contain:

  • Details of the health issue.
  • The source of your information including full url.
  • Your opinion on how reliable this source is and why.
  • Is there scientific research to back up your information source?

Visit the sites listed above for information.

S3 Specific

S3 Biology

Spend an hour per snow day on this-

https://sites.google.com/a/edubuzz.org/nat5biopl/unit-2-multicellular-organisms

Read through the Multi-cellular Organisms topics that you have already covered and watch the linked videos.

Now visit

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z942tfr

Again read through the notes and then test yourself by doing the on line tests.

S3 Chemistry 

GENERAL REVISION:

Review all our work on Unit 1 so far – Atomic Structure and Bonding, Formulae, Properties related to Bonding.

Continue to work through Acids and Bases

SPECIFIC TASKS:

1          evans2chemweb – Unit 1 multiple choice tests/quizzes

2          Edmodo – Revision questions and review PowerPoint’s.

USEFUL WEBSITES:

www.evans2chemweb.co.uk    You have a username and a password for this site.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/levels/z6gw2hv    Click on Chemistry and find Unit 1 Chemical Changes and Structure

 https://www.youtube.com/user/virtualschooluk         This is a series of videos on any topic you want to revise/learn.

You can make the most of your snow days by using them for revision. Spend an hour each day to replace your Chemistry lesson using these resources. Make sure that you are familiar with the updated learning outcomes by visiting the SQA page.

S3 Physics

Click on this BBC Bitesize N4 Physics link. 

In waves and radiation you can revise wave and the electromagnetic spectrum topics. Read the summary notes, watch the videos and then try the test. In the Electricity section you can do the same for Charge and Current and Series and Parallel circuits.

Then click on this BBC Bitesize N5 Physics link.

In waves and radiation you can revise wave and the electromagnetic spectrum topics. Read the summary notes, watch the videos and then try the test.

In the Electricity section you can do the same for the start of Practical electrical and electronic circuits.

S4

S4 Biology

Spend an hour per snow day on this-

https://sites.google.com/a/edubuzz.org/nat5biopl/unit-2-multicellular-organisms

Read and make notes on the Multi-cellular Organisms topics and watch the linked videos.

And then

https://sites.google.com/a/edubuzz.org/nat5biopl/unit-1-cell-biology

Read and make notes on the Cell Biology topics and watch the linked videos.

Now visit

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zync87h

Again read through the notes on Cell Biology and Multi-cellular organisms, watch the videos and then test yourself by doing the on line tests.

S4 Chemistry

GENERAL REVISION:

Review all our work so far: Unit 1 and Unit 2.

Continue to work through current topic.

SPECIFIC TASKS

1          evans2chemweb - Unit 1 and Unit 2 Words task

2          Past paper questions (find past papers on the SQA website)

3          Edmodo – Revision questions and review powerpoints

USEFUL WEBSITES

www.evans2chemweb.co.uk    You have a username and a password for this site.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/levels/z6gw2hv    Click on Chemistry and find Unit 1 Chemical Changes and Structure, and Unit 2 Nature’s Chemistry

https://www.youtube.com/user/virtualschooluk This is a series of videos on any topic you want to revise/learn.

You can make the most of your snow days by using them for revision. Spend an hour each day to replace your Chemistry lesson using these resources. Make sure that you are familiar with the updated learning outcomes by visiting the SQA page.

S4 Physics

Click on this BBC Bitesize N4 Physics link. 

In Waves and Radiation you can revise all the topics. Read the summary notes, watch the videos and then try the test. In the Electricity and energy section you can do the same for all except Generation of electricity. In the Dynamics and Space section you can do all of Forces, Motion and Energy.

Then click on this BBC Bitesize N5 Physics link.

In Waves and Radiation you can revise all the topics. Read the summary notes, watch the videos and then try the test. In the Electricity and energy section you can do the same for all except Gas laws and the kinetic model. In the Dynamics and Space section you can do all of Forces and Newton’s Laws and speed time graphs.

S5 and S6

S5/6 Biology

National 5

Spend an hour per snow day on this-

https://sites.google.com/a/edubuzz.org/nat5biopl/unit-2-multicellular-organisms

Read and make notes on the Multi-cellular Organisms topics and watch the linked videos.

And then

https://sites.google.com/a/edubuzz.org/nat5biopl/unit-1-cell-biology

Read and make notes on the Cell Biology topics and watch the linked videos.

Now visit

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zync87h

Again read through the notes on Cell Biology and Multi-cellular organisms, watch the videos and then test yourself by doing the on line tests.

Higher Human Biology

Use your Biology text book for some “flipped learning”. Read through the next chapter and try the testing your knowledge and applying your knowledge questions.

Do this for every day that you are away from school.

If you have forgotten your text book or want to revise then log on to Scholar and complete any on line tests that you are not up to date with.

Try some past paper questions from SQA Higher Human Biology. Remember it is the New Higher.

S5/6 Chemistry

S5/6  Higher Chemistry

Review Units 1 and 2 in preparation for the prelim.

SPECIFIC TASKS

1        Continue to work through the current section booklet

2         Past paper questions (find past papers on the SQA website)

Useful Websites:

www.scholar.hw.ac.uk

BBC Bitsize Chemistry  

www.evans2chemweb.co.uk

S5/6 Physics

Higher Physics

Click on this BBC New CfE Higher link. 

In Our Dynamic Universe you can revise all the topics. Read the summary notes, and then try the test. In the Electricity section you can do the same for all except Conductors, Semiconductors and Insulators.

Then practice your exam technique

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/higher/physics/examskills/

SQA past papers the open the “Specimen and Exemplar Question Papers and Marking Instructions” from the menu and answer questions on Our Dynamic Universe, Electricity and Particles and Waves up to Wave particle duality.

You can also use your PowerPoint’s, revision notes and hyperlinks from edmodo to help with your revision.