As part of their OCR Entry Level Award our students are assessed on their practical skills. Today we conducted the flame test investigation.
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This week 8W have been working on our measuring skills. We spent one lesson measuring water and using pippettes.
This half of the term we will be exploring space. Today we looked at how night and days occurs.
We inflated a balloon and stuck a cut out image of Australia on it, we used a globe to make sure we put it in the right place!
Year 10 are currently working on the ‘Are you overreacting?’module for their Entry Level qualification.
This week we have been looking at the reactants and products produced when a metal reacts with acid and we measured the rates of reaction.
We also tested for hydrogen gas.
Today 10L have been making bird feeders. They had to measure out ingredients carefully and follow a method.
Over the last 2 lessons we have been investigating how seeds are dispersed.
We looked at how the wind moves seeds from place to place and made our own helicopter seeds using paper and a paper clip.
10L have been making dog biscuits for our AQA Pre Entry Level in Animal Management.
We carefully measured the ingredients.
8W have started a new topic ‘Magnets’. Today we made our way to the outdoor classroom and investigated what was magnetic and what was not.
We then put the magnets together and discovered they attract each other or repeal each other.
Today we had Rob from Zoo Lab visit us. He brought along some friends…