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Year 8 Science

The units covered in year 8 build upon those taught in year 7. Year 8 science begins with ‘practical skills’, a unit designed to help students to link practical science to careers within the field. Topics covered throughout the year include:

  • Pressure and forces
  • Magnetism
  • Wave effects and properties
  • Elements and the periodic table
  • Types of reaction
  • Climate and Earth resources
  • Breathing and digestion
  • Photosynthesis
  • Variation and inheritance