Science KS3

The following Science National Curriculum objectives are covered by the content on the site:

Key Processes

These are the essential skills and processes in science that pupils need to learn to make progress.

2.1 Practical and enquiry skills

Pupils should be able to:

b) assess risk and work safely in the laboratory, field and workplace

Range and Content

This section outlines the breadth of the subject on which teachers should draw when teaching the key concepts and key processes.

The study of science should include:

3.1 Energy, electricity and forces

a) energy can be transferred usefully, stored, or dissipated, but cannot be created or destroyed

b) forces are interactions between objects and can affect their shape and motion

c) electric current in circuits can produce a variety of effects.

Curriculum Opportunities

During the key stage pupils should be offered the following opportunities that are integral to their learning and enhance their engagement with the concepts, processes and content of the subject.

The curriculum should provide opportunities for pupils to:

g) recognise the importance of sustainability in scientific and technological developments