Help pupils build skills for KS3 Science practical work to be ready for the AQA GCSE 9-1 Required Practicals.
Provide a consistent and supportive approach to KS3 Biology, Chemistry and Physics practicals with clear methods, questions that test understanding and applying skills in different contexts. Establish a consistent approach to KS3 Science practicals with everything together in one write-in book.
Help build confidence and familiarity from Year 7 upwards with a focus on scientific vocabulary, drawing and analysing graphs, and GCSE 9-1 command words.
Cheaper than photocopying, the lab book can be used flexibly with any scheme of learning. Each practical activity:* Explains the purpose of the practical and relates it to the science* Develops core skills including maths skills* States common mistakes and how to avoid them* Supports pupils to record and evaluate results* Checks understanding with key questions* Develops scientific reasoning with spot the mistake questions* Encourages pupils to apply their skills to unfamiliar scientific contexts* Helps pupils to evaluate their learning with self-reflection sections Download the support materials highlighted on page 6 of the book here: www.collins.co.uk/key-stage-3-lab-book