Key Stage 3 Science Lab Book: Get ready for AQA GCSE (9–1)

Paperback

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

RRP: £2.50

ISBN

978-0-00-834247-0

Publication Date

24-04-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

96 pages

Dimensions

210x297mm

Author

Ed Walsh

Ed Walsh is Science Adviser in Cornwall and the Series Editor for Collins KS3 Science. He has contributed to Collins KS4 Science books supporting courses from AQA, EdExcel and OCR, and has written materials for the Secondary National Strategy. Ed was a teacher for 20 years, 12 as subject leader, and has taught in Manchester, South Wales and Cornwall. He is a regular provider of CPD events at ASE Conferences.

Product Description

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

ISBN

978-0-00-834247-0

Publication Date

24-04-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

96 pages

Dimensions

210x297mm

Product Description

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

Author

Ed Walsh

Ed Walsh is Science Adviser in Cornwall and the Series Editor for Collins KS3 Science. He has contributed to Collins KS4 Science books supporting courses from AQA, EdExcel and OCR, and has written materials for the Secondary National Strategy. Ed was a teacher for 20 years, 12 as subject leader, and has taught in Manchester, South Wales and Cornwall. He is a regular provider of CPD events at ASE Conferences.