The Year 9 Science Exam will take place on the morning of
Tuesday 10th November 2020.
The Science Exam will topics from Year 7 and Year 8 as well as test pupils on their
This is too broad. The following list will help streamline your revision.
Organs of the body - digestive system.
Smoking - effects on the body and body cells.
Food webs and food chains - pyramids of numbers and biomass.
Balanced Diet - effects of food groups on the body, effects of poor diet.
Rock cycle - volcanoes and fossils.
Acids and Alkalis - indicators, neutralisation.
Periodic Table - patterns, periods and groups, symbols.
Properties of metals and non-metals - melting and boiling points.
Understanding chemical formula.
Chemical reactions - names of compounds formed.
Forces - calculating weight, multiple forces acting on an object, balanced forces.
Gravity - effects on objects around planets.
Colours - spectrum of light and coloured filters and coloured objects.
Scientific skills - understanding variables, what makes results reliable, plotting
points on a graph, drawing lines of best fit, drawing conclusions from data, writing
word equations for chemical reactions, analysing data from a table or from a graph.