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locus

Students select the diagram that best shows the path (locus) made by various animals as they move around stationary objects.

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0

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locus

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2

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pythagoras theorem

Students use Pythagoras' theorem to find the unknown sides of right-angled triangles in three practical problems.

5

4

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pythagoras theorem

right angled triangles

Students use Pythagoras' theorem to decide whether triangles are right-angled based on the lengths of their sides.

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6

2

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cosine

sine

tangents

trigonometry

Students use trigonometry to calculate distances in practical problems.

4

2

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arc

circles

circumference

diameter

radius

sectors

Students identify the parts of a circle that lines on familiar signs and objects make.

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0

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controlling variables

fair testing

properties

water

Students are asked one multiple-choice and one short answer question about fair testing.

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1

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linear equations

money

Students calculate the charges for lawn mowing expressed as rate plus set-up cost.

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0

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diagrams

molecular models

molecules

structure of matter

Students are provided with five diagrams of different arrangements of atoms. They select which diagram represents water, graphite, oxygen, and carbon monoxide.

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1

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classification keys

gas

properties

Students are given some information about four gases. They use this information and a key to identify the four gases.

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magnetism

magnets

metals

physics concepts

properties

Task: Identify which actions would make it easier to attract a paper clip. Assessment focus: magnetism.

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changes

heat

investigation

viscosity

In this practical task students investigate the effect of temperature on viscosity. Students describe and explain what has happened.

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changes

mixtures

permanent changes

temporary changes

Students identify which substances undergo a permanent change when they are mixed together.

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combustion

energy

equations

fuels

hydrocarbons

Students are given two equations describing the burning of petrol. Students identify each as either complete or incomplete combustion and then describe two disadvantages of incomplete combustion.

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burning

changes

oxygen

Students identify in which order candles will go out and explain their answer. Assessment focus: the role of oxygen in combustion.

5

3

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acids

alkalis

bases

pH scale

properties

Students answer two multiple-choice questions on pH.

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1

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flotation

physical properties

properties

sinking

Students state if each of four jars containing different substances would sink or float.

3

0

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materials

properties

society

Students complete a table for six common objects by stating the material used to make each object and a useful property of that material.

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1

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atomic number

atoms

elements

structure of matter

vocabulary

Students answer three multiple-choice questions about atoms, elements, and atomic number.

3

1

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Life processes

fish

marine mammals

respiration

Task: complete two multiple choice questions. Assessment focus: respiration of marine mammals and fish.

5

3

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distances

rates

speed

time

Students convert speeds of vintage cars into kilometres per hour, and calculate distances travelled at these speeds.

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1

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reading scales

table interpretation

wind

Students use the Beaufort Scale, found on the Met Service website, to answer questions about wind speed.

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2

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estimation

practical

reading scales

weight

In this practical task, students estimate the weight of two different sized bags, then check their estimates using kitchen scales.

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graph construction

line graphs

Students compare a data table and a line graph and identify features that are missing or incorrect in the graph.

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0

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colour

energy

evaporation

heat

physics concepts

Task: Describe what happens to water on black plastic and explain why. Assessment focus: effect of colour on heat retention.

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money

subtraction

Students work out the change from given amounts of money for different purchases.