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De La Salle College Online - INSPIRING THE IMAGINATION AND SEEKING NEW HEIGHTS
Year 7 Science Now 1
ACHIEVEMENT OBJECTIVES FOR THIS UNIT
  • Appreciate that science is a way of explaining the world and that science knowledge changes over time. Identify ways in which scientists work together and provide evidence to support their ideas.
  • Build on prior experiences, working together to share and examine their own and others’ knowledge. Ask questions, find evidence, explore simple models, and carry out appropriate investigations to develop simple explanations.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Students will be able to:
  • Understand what science is?
  • Understand what the different strands in science are and what they are all about and there importance in understanding the world around them.
  • Understand the scientific method.
  • Learn to name & recognise equipment and the rules for the laboratory. 
  • The branches of Science.
  • Why Science is important?
  • What Scientists do?
  • The Science Laboratory, Equipment and Rules.

student resources!

Introduction to Chemistry
Introduction to Physics
Introduction to Biology

assignment - my 'wow' scientist

For this first topic in Year 7, students need to produce an A2 poster on their 'WOW' Scientist. A scientist they pick, research and report on.
A copy of this assignment can be downloaded below.
My WOW Scientist.docx
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