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Year 11 Science

Week beginning 23rd March

 

Over the next few weeks, you will be working towards a Unit award on the Human Skeleton. If you complete all tasks in detail, you could achieve an AQA Unit Award.

Use the following links to help you



BBC Bitesize - The Skeleton

 

Present this work either on paper or electronically in the form of an information booklet or poster.

Make sure all work is written in your own words and is not copied and pasted.

Task 1, the functions of the skeleton:

· Describe how the skeleton enables us to move.

· Describe how the skeleton provides us with protection.

· Describe how the skeleton provides the body with support.

Task 2, Joints:

· Describe how a ball and socket joint works.

· Draw a diagram of a ball and socket joint.

· Give examples of where in the body a ball and socket joint is used in the body.

 Additional information about joints

 

Week beginning 13th April

 

Use the Youtube and BBC Bitesize links above to help you complete this next stage of the project. 

 

Present this work either on paper or electronically in the form of an information booklet or poster.

Make sure all work is written in your own words and is not copied and pasted.

 

Task 3, Joints:

  • Describe how a hinge joint works.
  • Draw a diagram of a hinge joint.
  • Give examples of where in the hinge joint is used in the body.

 

Task 4, Joints:

  • Draw and label the structures of a knee joint. Clearly label the:
    • o Bones
    • o Ligaments
    • o Cartilage
    • o Synovial membrane
    • o Synovial fluid

 

Week beginning 20th April

 

Use the Youtube and BBC Bitesize links at the top of this page to help you complete this next stage of the project. 

 

Present this work either on paper or electronically in the form of an information booklet or poster.

Make sure all work is written in your own words and is not copied and pasted.

Task 5, make a skeleton

  • Print and cut out the bones on the skeleton worksheet.
  • Correctly position/attach them together either by sticking them to a large sheet of paper or by using split pins.

Life size skeleton worksheet to print

Week beginning 27th April

 

Use the Youtube and BBC Bitesize links at the top of this page to help you complete this next stage of the project. 

 

 

Present this work either on paper or electronically in the form of an information booklet or poster.

Make sure all work is written in your own words and is not copied and pasted.

 

Task 6, label a skeleton

  • Label each bone with it’s correct name.

 

Task 7, interesting facts

  • Add at least 3 interesting facts and information about the skeleton to your information booklet or poster.

 

This is the final task for your skeleton project.

 

Week beginning 4th May

 

Over the next few weeks you will be looking at how we can make water safe to drink. 

 

Task 1  - Present your work as an information poster.

You've been shipwrecked on a desert island and you have no water. 

Describe how you can make sea water safe to drink. 

You can use any items from your broken sail boat to help purify the water. 

Information on solar stills

 

 

Week beginning 11th May

 

Task 2 - Present your work as an information poster or booklet. 

You are walking on Dartmoor and have run out of water. How can you make the muddy stream water safe to drink?

Purifying water information

Filtering water information

 

Week beginning 18th May

 

Task 3 - Present your work as an information poster or booklet. 

Produce a flow diagram to show how water is treated before it come out of your tap. 

Water treatment information

Water treatment process

 

Week beginning 1st June

 See Spacex launch link on main Science page

Produce a project about 'Polluting the atmosphere'. This project will last 4 weeks, I will add new tasks over the next few weeks.

Please present your work as an information booklet. 

Use the links below to help you with finding information. Include information about the following:

Task 1

  • What is the greenhouse effect and how does it help planet Earth?
  • Name the main greenhouse gases present in the atmosphere and describe what they do. 
  • Include a diagram showing how the greenhouse effect works. 
  • Describe how human activity is increasing the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Give examples of these activities. 

The greenhouse effect