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  • Year 8 Maths Learning Plan

    Year 8 Summer Term 2 –  Maths

    Week 1 Monday 1st June Tuesday 2nd June Thursday 4th June Friday 5th June Work to submit
    Maths MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Angles + Triangles

    (22Qs, 46 marks, 41 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Area and Perimeter of basic shapes

    (22Qs, 47 marks, 46 mins) 

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Harder Angles and Area

    (18Qs, 38 marks, 34 mins) 

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    Maths Puzzles

    http://mrbartonmaths.com/puzzles/

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/puzzles

    https://www.coolmath4kids.com/brain-teasers

    https://www.mathwarehouse.com/riddles/math-riddles.php

    https://www.riddlesandanswers.com/tag/math-brain-teasers/

    MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them.

     

     

    Week 2 Monday 8th June Tuesday 9th June Thursday 10th June Friday 12th June Work to submit
    Maths MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Area and Circumference of Circles

    (20Qs, 49 marks, 49 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Multiplying and Dividing decimals

    (12Qs, 43 marks, 48 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Rounding to dp/sf

    (23Qs, 53 marks, 46 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    Maths Puzzles

    http://mrbartonmaths.com/puzzles/

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/puzzles

    https://www.coolmath4kids.com/brain-teasers

    https://www.mathwarehouse.com/riddles/math-riddles.php

    https://www.riddlesandanswers.com/tag/math-brain-teasers/

    MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them.

     

    Week 3 Monday 15th June Tuesday 16th June Thursday 18th June Friday 19th June Work to submit
    Maths MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Estimation

    (13Qs, 44 marks, 38 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Expanding and Factorising

    (24Qs, 43 marks, 37 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Expanding double brackets and graphs

    (18Qs, 31 marks, 30 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    Maths Puzzles

    http://mrbartonmaths.com/puzzles/

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/puzzles

    https://www.coolmath4kids.com/brain-teasers

    https://www.mathwarehouse.com/riddles/math-riddles.php

    https://www.riddlesandanswers.com/tag/math-brain-teasers/

    MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them.

     

    Week 4 Monday 22nd June Tuesday 23rd June Thursday 25th June Friday 26th June Work to submit
    Maths MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Basic Sequences

    (16qs, 43 marks, 31 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: nth term and other sequences

    (19Qs, 39 marks, 38 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Volume + Surface Area

    (19Qs, 46 marks, 46 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    Maths Puzzles

    http://mrbartonmaths.com/puzzles/

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/puzzles

    https://www.coolmath4kids.com/brain-teasers

    https://www.mathwarehouse.com/riddles/math-riddles.php

    https://www.riddlesandanswers.com/tag/math-brain-teasers/

    MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them.

     

     

    Week 5 Monday 29th June Tuesday 30th June Thursday 2nd July Friday 3rd July Work to submit
    Maths MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Factors/Multiples by listing

    (17Qs, 45 marks, 40 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Prime factorisation

    (17Qs, 41 marks, 36 mins)

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: all about fractions

    (22Qs, 50 marks, 43 mins) 

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    Maths Puzzles

    http://mrbartonmaths.com/puzzles/

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/puzzles

    https://www.coolmath4kids.com/brain-teasers

    https://www.mathwarehouse.com/riddles/math-riddles.php

    https://www.riddlesandanswers.com/tag/math-brain-teasers/

    MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them.

     

    Week 6 Monday 6th July Tuesday 7th July Thursday 8th July Friday 9th July Work to submit
    Maths MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Solving Equations

    (17Qs, 50 marks, 39 mins)

     

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

     

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Equations x both sides

    (18Qs, 41 marks, 41 mins)

     

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

     

    MathsWatch Assignment

    Topic: Negative numbers + BODMAS

    (21Qs, 54 marks, 41 mins)

     

    Complete questions online: teachers will provide feedback on these

    Maths Puzzles

    http://mrbartonmaths.com/puzzles/

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/puzzles

    https://www.coolmath4kids.com/brain-teasers

    https://www.mathwarehouse.com/riddles/math-riddles.php

    https://www.riddlesandanswers.com/tag/math-brain-teasers/

    MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them.

     

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  • Year 8 Science Learning Plan

    Year 8 Summer Term 2 –  Science

    Week 1 Monday 1st June Tuesday 2nd June Thursday 4th June Friday 5th June Work to submit on Friday:
    Biology

    Food webs and Food Security

    Match up the keyword to their definitions. 

     

    Resource can be found on SMHW. Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

     

    Support can be found here.

    Find an example of a food web for a habitat of your choice.

    Read the information about pyramids of number found here.

    Draw a pyramid of number to represent the longest food chain from your food web

    Describe the relationship between the size and number of organisms in the food chain. Discuss what happens to the amount of energy transferred.

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Read the information about food security found here.

    Describe the relationship between food and pollination

    Farmers use fertilisers on their crops. Describe why you think they do this.

    Read the information on pages 158 -59 and answer

    questions A-D. Resource can be found on SMHW. Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Read the information found here.

    Define the meanings of the following keywords:-

    * toxic

    * accumulate

    Write a newspaper article the effects of mercury or DDT in the food chain

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Take this fun quiz

    Choose which piece of work you are most proud of and submit it to your Biology teacher.
    Week 2 Monday 8th June Tuesday 9th June Thursday 10th June Friday 12th June Work to submit on Friday:
    Chemistry

    Metals, Extraction and Recycling

    Research the meanings of the following words and write the definitions down.

    * Natural resource

    * Mineral

    * Ore

    * Extraction

    *  Recycling

    * Electrolysis

    Support can be found here

    Use page 114-115 of Activate book 2. Instructions as how to access this resource will be on SMHW.  Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Research the following ores:

    * Iron ore

    * Aluminium ore

    * Copper ore

     

    Include the following information:

    1. What names do they have?

    2. How are the metals extracted?

     

    Watch this video of scientist Mark

    Explain why different metals have different methods of extracting them from their ores.

    Support can be found here.

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

     

     

    Read through the information on Recycling from pages 116 – 117 Activate book 2

    Produce a poster for the people of Sunderland to encourage them to recycle more metals

    Instructions as how to access this resource will be on SMHW.  Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Complete the questions given on the worksheet. You do NOT need to print this out.

     This resource will be on SMHW

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Choose which piece of work you are most proud of and submit it to your Chemistry teacher.
    Week 3 Monday 15th June Tuesday 16th June Thursday 18th June Friday 19th June Work to submit on Friday:
    Physics

    Waves 1

    Write a definition for the following keywords:

    * Electromagnetic spectrum

    * Gamma ray

    * Compression

    * Transverse wave

    * Longitudinal wave

    * Superpose

    * Radio wave

    * X-ray

    Support can be found on SMHW

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Use page 58 Activate 2. Explain how sound transfers energy.

    Watch this video on loudspeakers

    Describe how a loudspeaker works

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Optional activity

    If you have paper cups at home and string, try making a string telephone

    How good is your hearing? Listen to this. 

    Research ultrasound; include:-

    1. What it is

    2. 3 different careers that use ultrasound

    3. How ultrasound is used in that career

    Support can be found here.

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Research the electromagnetic spectrum. Include:-

    1. What it is

    2. Uses of each part of it

    Support can be found here.

    Make a mnemonic to remember the order

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Choose which piece of work you are most proud of and submit it to your Physics teacher or a picture of your home-made string telephone..
    Week 4 Monday 22nd June Tuesday 23rd June Thursday 25th June Friday 26th June Work to submit on Friday:
    Biology

    Pollination, Fertilisation and Germination

     

    Ask permission first.

    Go into your garden or outside space and find a flower. Pick it.

    Watch the instructions on this video to dissect it.

    Or use the resource on SMHW

    If you cannot do this go this page and draw and label the parts of a flower.

    State the functions of each part of the flower.

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Read the information

     

    Answer questions 2 and 3

    Resource can be found on SMHW.

    Explain how fertilisation takes place in plants

    Support can be found here.

    Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Choose one of the following activities

     

    1. Produce a poster to show the different ways in which seeds can be dispersed.

    Support can be found here.

    2. Make a spinner using this instructions from.

    Investigate the effect of changing the length of the wings on the spinner and the time it takes to land on the floor.

    Record your findings in a table and write a conclusion.

    Complete your chosen activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Complete questions 1 to  4

    Resource can be found on SMHW. Complete this activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Choose which piece of work you are most proud of and submit it to your Biology teacher.
    Week 5 Monday 29th June Tuesday 30th June Thursday 2nd July Friday 3rd July Work to submit on Friday:
    Chemistry

    Pollution

    Watch this video clip

    Briefly summarise the before and after scenes from lockdown and how this has happened

    Watch this clip

    List 4 different air pollutants and draw their molecular structure

    Support can be found here.

    Complete these activities

    on paper or in your homework book.

     

    Produce a short story for your local newspaper to explain to the people of Sunderland the health problems associated with air pollution.

    Support can be found here.

    Complete these activities

    on paper or in your homework book.

    Go to this page.

    Locate the North East and describe air pollution levels today. Compare them with the previous day.

    Complete these activities

    on paper or in your homework book.

    Read the newspaper extract

    Complete the questions.

    This resource will be on SMHW Complete these activities on paper or in your homework book.

    Choose which piece of work you are most proud of and submit it to your Chemistry teacher.
    Week 6 Monday 6th July Tuesday 7th July Thursday 8th July Friday 9th July Work to submit on Friday:
    Physics

    Waves 2

    Look at the information on the worksheet and answer the questions.

     

    This resource will be on SMHW Complete the activity on paper or in your homework book.

    Read the information about UV found here.

    Produce a poster to inform the people of Sunderland the dangers of UV radiation, but also how they can be safer in the Sun.

    Complete this activity

    on paper or in your homework book.

    Watch this video on waves.

    Complete the activity on the worksheet (you do not need to print it)

    Read pages 62-63 on Activate 2. Answer questions B, 1,2 and 3

    Complete this activity

    on paper or in your homework book.

    You have 2 options today:

    Option 1

    Do the following task as a piece of extended writing

    Sunderland Hospital wants to put on an exhibition to show how they use X-rays. You have been asked to come up with designs for the boards. You must decide:

    1. How to introduce the scientific ideas about radiation to the public

    2. Explain about risks and benefits

    3. How to produce attractive boards, so that people will stop and read them.

     Produce a sample board.

    Support can be found here.

    Option 2

    Answer questions on page 65 of Activate 2

    Complete this activity

    on paper or in your homework book.

    Choose which piece of work you are most proud of and submit it to your Physics teacher.
    Week 7 Monday 13th July Tuesday 14th July Thursday 16th July Friday 17th July Work to submit on Friday:
      Complete the activity Monster Crab.

    Resource can be found on SMHW

    Complete this activity

    on paper or in your homework book.

    Complete the activity Global Warming.

    Resource can be found on SMHW

    Complete this activity

    on paper or in your homework book.

    Complete the activity Wireless

    Resource can be found on SMHW

    Complete this activity

    on paper or in your homework book.

    Complete the activity Pomegranate

    Resource can be found on SMHW

    Complete this activity

    on paper or in your homework book.

    Choose which piece of work you are most proud of and submit it to your Biology teacher.

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