HOMEWORK
TERM TWO
DEPARTMENT: Science
Year 7
TASK
1
2
3
DEADLINE
LEVEL
GOLD
BAND: A
Design an experiment to measure
the speed of a moving object
BAND: B/C
Explain what average speed is and
why we use this term
Band: D/E
Design an experiment to measure
average speed of a moving object
SILVER
Give examples of objects and their
top speeds
Design an experiment to measure
the speed of a moving object
Explain what average speed is and
why we use this term
BRONZE
Describe the equation for measuring Give examples of objects and their
how fast something is
top speeds
Design an experiment to measure
the speed of a moving object
GOLD
Explain how air resistance is caused
by using the idea of particles
SILVER
Explain how streamlining works
BRONZE
Describe some examples of
streamlining
Explain how streamlining works
Design a new vehicle that is super
streamlined and analyse its special
features
Evaluate the effects of streamlining
on vehicles designed to move in air
and in water
Explain how air resistance is caused
by using the idea of particles
GOLD
Explain why a compass points North
Explain how electromagnets can be
made stronger
SILVER
Explain where magnets are the
strongest and why
Explain why a compass points North
Evaluate the effects of streamlining
on vehicles designed to move in air
and in water
Explain how air resistance is caused
by using the idea of particles
Explain how electromagnets can be
made stronger
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5
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BRONZE
Draw the magnetic field around a
bar magnet
Explain where magnets are the
strongest and why
Explain why a compass points North
GOLD
Analyse the causes of seasonal
variation between the northern and
southern hemispheres
Evaluate the impact of seasons on
countries across the world
SILVER
Explain what causes the seasons
Analyse the causes of seasonal
variation between the northern and
southern hemispheres
Produce a poster linking the
movement of the earth to the
seasons and the impact this has on
animals and plants
Evaluate the impact of seasons on
countries across the world
BRONZE
Describe how the earth moves
around the sun
Explain what causes the seasons
Analyse the causes of seasonal
variation between the northern and
southern hemispheres
GOLD
Create a mneumonic to remember
the planets in order from the sun
Evaluate the reasons why no one
has re visited the moon since 1972
Analyse why pluto is no longer
considered a planet
SILVER
Explain the range of objects in the
solar system
Create a mneumonic to remember
the planets in order from the sun
Evaluate the reasons why no one
has re visited the moon since 1972
BRONZE
Describe the difference between a
planet and a star
Explain the range of objects in the
solar system
Create a mneumonic to remember
the planets in order from the sun
GOLD
Learn the key facts and definitions
relating to forces, magnetism and
earth’s orbit, calculations on speed
and give evidence/examples for
each
Create a factfile/ leaflet answering
these questions: How do you win in
a game of tug of war?
How does a parachute work?
Why does my compass point north?
Why is it summer in Australia, when
it is winter in the UK?
Create a factfile/ leaflet answering
these questions: How do you win in
a game of tug of war?
How does a parachute work?
Why does my compass point north?
Why are electromagnetic special?
Why is it summer in Australia, when
it is winter in the UK?
When will we live on Mars?
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SILVER
Learn the key facts and definitions
relating to forces, magnetism and
earth’s orbit and calculations on
speed
Learn the key facts and definitions
relating to forces, magnetism and
earth’s orbit, calculations on speed
and give evidence/examples for
each
Create a factfile/ leaflet answering
these questions: How do you win in
a game of tug of war?
How does a parachute work?
Why does my compass point north?
Why is it summer in Australia, when
it is winter in the UK?
Learn the key facts and definitions
relating to forces, magnetism and
earth’s orbit, calculations on speed
and give evidence/examples for
each
Design an investigation to prove or
disprove that the fire triangle is
correct in keeping fire alight
BRONZE
Learn the key facts and definitions
relating to forces, magnetism and
earth’s orbit
Learn the key facts and definitions
relating to forces, magnetism and
earth’s orbit and calculations on
speed
GOLD
Compare the use of different fire
extinguishers for different fires
Write a few paragraphs which
analyse the decisions which
firefighters have to make.
SILVER
Explain the factors needed to stop
things burning
Compare the use of different fire
extinguishers for different fires
Write a few paragraphs which
analyse the decisions which
firefighters have to make.
BRONZE
Describe the fire triangle using a
diagram
Explain the factors needed to stop
things burning
Compare the use of different fire
extinguishers for different fires