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Science Y9

Science Y9

Syllabus

Subject Board Qualification Link
Combined Science: Trilogy AQA GCSE (Double Award) AQA Combined Science: Trilogy (8464)
Biology 1 1. Cell biology
2. Organisation
3. Infection and response
4. Bioenergetics
Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
Foundation and Higher Tier
70 marks
16.7% of GCSE
Biology 2 5. Homeostasis and response
6. Inheritance, variation and evolution
7. Ecology
Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
Foundation and Higher Tier
70 marks
16.7% of GCSE
Chemistry 1 8. Atomic structure and the periodic table
9. Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter
10. Quantitative chemistry
11. Chemical changes
12. Energy changes
Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
Foundation and Higher Tier
70 marks
16.7% of GCSE
Chemistry 2 13. The rate and extent of chemical change
14. Organic chemistry
15. Chemical analysis
16. Chemistry of the atmosphere
17. Using resources
Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
Foundation and Higher Tier
70 marks
16.7% of GCSE
Physics 1 18. Energy
19. Electricity
20. Particle model of matter
21. Atomic structure
Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
Foundation and Higher Tier
70 marks
16.7% of GCSE
Physics 2 22. Forces
23. Waves
24. Magnetism and electromagnetism
Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
Foundation and Higher Tier
70 marks
16.7% of GCSE

QAN: 601/8758/x

Fertile Questions

A meteor is about to hit the Earth – what can we do? Where can we go?

• Why do we need to explore other planets?
• What caused the dinosaurs to become extinct?
• How could we get to another planet?
• What things would we need to find out before we move to another planet?
• Where would we live and what would our home be like?
• How could we keep warm on another planet?

What does it mean to be healthy?

• What causes disease?
• How does your body protect itself?
• How can a doctor help protect you?
• Are all drugs bad?
• How do you know if you are fit?
• Does what you eat really matter?

How is there energy in your food?

• Where does energy enter the food chain and where does it go?
• Why does a polar bear not live in a forest?
• What happens to the number of rabbits if there are more foxes?

Why do you have brown eyes and I have blue?

• How are we all different?
• Who was Darwin?
• Why do giraffes have long necks?

Why does a bike rust and a bomb explode?

• What is a chemical reaction?
• How do I explain reactions using a formula?
• What happens to a substance when I heat it?
• Why are some reactions hot and some cold?
• How do I make a compound?
• What is a fuel?
• What happens when I burn a fuel?
• How are we changing our atmosphere?

Why does it feel hot above a fire?

• What is heat energy?
• Why does ice melt?
• What is pressure?
• How does heat energy move?
• Why does my cup of tea get cold?