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Year nine booster kit. Science

Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills. Standards and Effectiveness Unit, corp creators. Year nine booster kit. Science. [ Practice. Curriculum and standards ]

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Volume/Part: Section 4 Supplement for 2002-3 and revised leaflet for parents and guardians - Published Version
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Section 1 Focusing teaching to improve pupil performance Helping pupils prepare for Key Stage 3 science tests - Planning for revision inside and outside lesson time - Supporting teaching and learning - Previous tests on CD-ROM - National performance in recent Key Stage 3 science tests - Improvements over time. Implications for teaching and learning across the key stage - General issues - Scientific enquiry - Life processes and living things - Materials and their properties - Physical processes. Preparing for the tests: revision strategies - Science booster case studies. Science booster lessons - Using the materials - What topics are included? - What's in the lesson resources? - What sorts of activities are included? Section 2 Booster lessons 1 The characteristics of animals 2 Plant structure and function 3 Human growth and reproduction 4 Feeding relationships between organisms 5 Physical changes 6 Metals and non-metals 7 What are reactions? 8 Electric circuits 9 Reflection of light 10 Magnetic fields and electromagnets 11 Sound 12 Balanced and unbalanced forces, and speed 13 Data analysis and interpretation 14 Working with variables 15 Evaluating evidence 16 How scientists work 17 Drawing information together 18 Modelling solids, liquids and gases 19 Particles in chemical reactions 20 Conduction, convection, radiation and evaporation. Section 3 Leaflet for pupils Practical advice to help pupils address weaknesses and prepare for the tests, written in a lively, accessible, informal style. Section 4 Supplement for 2002-3 and revised leaflet for parents and guardians The supplement for 2002-3 contains - Brief additional guidance - Eight new science booster lessons - An updated version of the leaflet for parents and guardians. The leaflet for parents and guardians contains - Useful information about the tests, including dates and format - Guidance on supporting pupils in all three subjects - This leaflet is also available to download in all major community languages.

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Publisher: Department for Education and Skills
Series Name: Practice. Curriculum and standards
Additional Information: Record imported from Sirsidynix Symphony: 2011-08-02 04:40:48. [variant title]: Key stage 3 national strategy. [notes]: On cover: Standards and Effectiveness Unit - Ref.: DfES 0017/2002. [physical_description]: 166 p. Some content has been redacted due to third party rights or other legal issues and is labelled as such in the document.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Science education, Key stage 3, Lower secondary education, Quality of education
Depositing User: pope
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2011 04:40
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2015 14:58
URI: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/6307
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