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Gifted
and Talented Projects for Year 8 Science Students

Module

Name of
Task

Instructions

Resources

Food & Digestion
and Respiration

Produce a
scientific
discovery
timeline

Use the time

line

science web pages to
produce a timeline for any 50 year period
o
f history

You can represent the scientific events
with picture or words. You may need to
stick pieces of paper together to make it
long enough

Can you find any other facts out about the
scientific discoveries of that period?

www.timelinescience.org


Atoms, Elements,
Compounds and
Metals and their
Compounds

Produce a fact
sheet on a group
of elements
found in the
periodic table

Pupils are to research:



Who discovered each element in the
group



The physical and c
hemical
properties of the group



The everyday uses of the
elements/compounds

Pupils should include labelled diagram or
pictures of the elements/compounds made
from elements in that group to illustrate
their fact sheet.

Library books

www.chem4kids.com


www.bbc.co.uk/schools/GCSEbitesize/chemistry


Light and Sound

Applications of
Ultrasound


Produce a presentation or booklet suitable
for other studen
ts to use. You should
describe different ways that ultrasound is
used in everyday life, including use by
animals such as dolphins and bats. Include
medical uses.

www.radiologyinfo.
org/content/ultrasound
-
general.htm


http://www.free
-
definition.com/Ultrasound.html




Microbes & Disease
and Fit & Healthy

Why should
young people not
drink, smoke or
take drugs?

Produce a ve
ry large (no smaller than A3),
colourful and informative poster, to go on
display at school. Pick drugs, smoking or
drinking and use your poster to tell Year 7
and 8 pupils why they should not do it.
Think about the health problems and
dangers. Make it vis
ual!





www.lifebytes.gov.uk


Weathering & Rock

Cycle and
Environmental
Chemistry

Write a
descriptive
account of the
eruption of a
volcano

Pupils are to write about a recent volcano
erupting, giving details

about the volcano’s
past eruptions and their effects on the
environment/local people. Pupils are also to
explain why a volcano erupts and how these
eruptions affect the global climate.
Newspaper/internet articles with labelled
diagrams/pictures could be u
sed.

Library books


www.volcanolive.com


www.bbc.co.uk/schools/GCSEbitesize/chemistry

Heating & Cooling
and Magnets and
Electromagnets

Superco
nductivity



Produce a presentation/poster or booklet
on

Superconductivity, Include: What is
superconductivity? The behaviour of some
materials at low temperature. Applications
of superconductivity.

http://super
conductors.org/


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superconductivity


http://dirs.org/wiki
-
article
-
tab.cfm/superconductivity


http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/sci/A0847256.html