
Year 8 Maths Learning Plan
Year 8 Summer Term 2 – Maths
Week 1 Monday 1^{st} June Tuesday 2^{nd} June Thursday 4^{th} June Friday 5^{th} 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/brainteasers
https://www.mathwarehouse.com/riddles/mathriddles.php
https://www.riddlesandanswers.com/tag/mathbrainteasers/
MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them. Week 2 Monday 8^{th} June Tuesday 9^{th} June Thursday 10^{th} June Friday 12^{th} 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/brainteasers
MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them. Week 3 Monday 15^{th} June Tuesday 16^{th} June Thursday 18^{th} June Friday 19^{th} June Work to submit Maths MathsWatch Assignment Topic: Estimation
(13Qs, 44 marks, 38 mins)
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MathsWatch Assignment Topic: Expanding and Factorising
(24Qs, 43 marks, 37 mins)
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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/brainteasers
MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them. Week 4 Monday 22^{nd} June Tuesday 23^{rd} June Thursday 25^{th} June Friday 26^{th} June Work to submit Maths MathsWatch Assignment Topic: Basic Sequences
(16qs, 43 marks, 31 mins)
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MathsWatch Assignment Topic: nth term and other sequences
(19Qs, 39 marks, 38 mins)
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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/brainteasers
MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them. Week 5 Monday 29^{th} June Tuesday 30^{th} June Thursday 2^{nd} July Friday 3^{rd} July Work to submit Maths MathsWatch Assignment Topic: Factors/Multiples by listing
(17Qs, 45 marks, 40 mins)
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MathsWatch Assignment Topic: Prime factorisation
(17Qs, 41 marks, 36 mins)
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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/brainteasers
MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them. Week 6 Monday 6^{th} July Tuesday 7^{th} July Thursday 8^{th} July Friday 9^{th} July Work to submit Maths MathsWatch Assignment Topic: Solving Equations
(17Qs, 50 marks, 39 mins)
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MathsWatch Assignment Topic: Equations x both sides
(18Qs, 41 marks, 41 mins)
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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/brainteasers
MathsWatch assignments submit automatically while you do them. 
Year 8 Science Learning Plan
Year 8 Summer Term 2 – Science
Week 1 Monday 1^{st} June Tuesday 2^{nd} June Thursday 4^{th} June Friday 5^{th} 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.
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 AD. 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.
Choose which piece of work you are most proud of and submit it to your Biology teacher. Week 2 Monday 8^{th} June Tuesday 9^{th} June Thursday 10^{th} June Friday 12^{th} 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 114115 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.
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 15^{th} June Tuesday 16^{th} June Thursday 18^{th} June Friday 19^{th} 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
* Xray
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
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
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 homemade string telephone.. Week 4 Monday 22^{nd} June Tuesday 23^{rd} June Thursday 25^{th} June Friday 26^{th} 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
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.
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 29^{th} June Tuesday 30^{th} June Thursday 2^{nd} July Friday 3^{rd} 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
List 4 different air pollutants and draw their molecular structure
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. 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 6^{th} July Tuesday 7^{th} July Thursday 8^{th} July Friday 9^{th} 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 6263 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 Xrays. 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.
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 13^{th} July Tuesday 14^{th} July Thursday 16^{th} July Friday 17^{th} 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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