Key Stage 3: Isle of Wight, Science Innovation Island (under development)

KS3 Science Curriculum Links/ SkillsWorking Scientifically: scientific attitudes; experimental skills and investigations; analysis and evaluation; measurement

The difference between chemical and physical changes

Importance of understanding chemical properties of materials in solving social problems

Importance of understanding laws of physics in relation to: Forces; Pressure; Waves
KS3 Technology Curriculum Links/ SkillsAnalysing the work of past and present professionals

Understanding developments in design and technology

Understanding and using properties of materials
KS3 Maths Curriculum Links/ SkillsSolving multi-step problems through mathematical knowledge

Using scale factors and scale diagrams

Using geometric properties of faces, surfaces, edges and vertices to solve problems

Draw and measure line segments and angles in geometric figures, including interpreting scale drawings
Key ThemesIsland inventors and innovators
Measuring earthquakes – John Milne and Tone Horikawa

Designing ship and boat plane hulls for speed and safety (in preparation)
Diving deep – the Deane Brothers, Siebe Gorman, the Mary Rose and the history of diving (in preparation)
The photography of Julia Margaret Cameron (in preparation)

Learning Plan and Related Resources


Learning Plan

Download our KS3 Science Innovation Island Learning Plan here for ideas on developing your own learning and lesson plans using our resources


Digital Explorers

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Museum Field Trips

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