Entire topic to cover the new KS3 spec. there are parts I have taken from other areas of TES but they are all put together here in a handy unit that can just be followed.
includes a circus of activities to be completed as a revision session
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The project is based around life on the international space station would suit years 6-8.
The first lesson uses resources in the pack to discover the different partners working on board the ISS.
Lesson two uses the nets off the resource link to build a scale model of the ISS. i have made shots of what each part should look like that could be given to groups to help them visualise what they are making. (this will save you 3 hours cutting it out and assembling first).
Lesson three is a basic ppt that guides you through the practical ,space nappies.
lesson 4- basic ppt to use along side making foot pump rockets
There are also differentiated booklets that go along side the project that guide the pupils through each activity. I have ran this twice in schools on science week (lower KS3) and they have enjoyed and discovered a lot from this, developing and enhancing the STEM skills they need,
The pupils have been abandoned on a desert island. They are all well but their phones are all dead-too many selfies on instagram! they must work in teams to come up with a solution to change thier mobile phone using resources off the island-I let them use parts they found on the plane too.
There is a proforma to fill in for the research-some of mine were really inventive!
*I have not included the research as mine used pages off bitesize but could easily be done on computer if available.
One they have fedback they vote on the best. To review all of the information their are exam questions taken from the new AQA spec included.
After that they feedback and