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Learning at home resources

year_8 learning at home resources

This suite of lessons support short-term learning at home when face-to-face learning is interrupted due to COVID.

Students can start at lesson 1 and work their way through in order. Each lesson is either a video or a PowerPoint presentation.

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Light microscope

Science lesson 1 (Series 1)

Learn about how organisms are made up of cells and how to use a microscope to see cells.

You'll need a pen and paper or digital device to record your answers. 

Cell size

Science lesson 2 (Series 1)

Learn how to calculate the size of different cells.

You'll need a pen and paper, or a digital device to record your answers. 

Animal and plant cells

Science lesson 3 (Series 1)

Identify parts of cells and how they work. Compare and recognise an animal and a plant cell.

You'll need a pen and paper, or a digital device to record your answers.

Cell organelles

Science lesson 4 (Series 1)

Deepen your understanding of the functions of organelles including those that are so small you need an electron microscope to see them.

You'll need a pen and paper, or a digital device to record your answers. 

Model of a cell

Science lesson 5 (Series 1)

Learn how to make a model of a cell to scale and to recognise the benefits and limitations of models.

You'll need a pen and paper, or a digital device to record your answers, edible substances and coloured pencils.

History of the cell theory

Science lesson 6 (Series 1)

Learn about the cell theory.

You'll need a pen and paper, or digital device.

Cell theory timeline

Science lesson 7 (Series 1)

Create a timeline to show the development and refinement of the cell theory.​

You'll need a pen and paper, or digital device.  

Comparing microscopes

Science lesson 8 (Series 1)

Learn how microscopes have advanced over time.

You'll need a pen and paper, or digital device.  

Unicellular organisms

Science lesson 9 (Series 1)

Learn about unicellular organisms.

You'll need a pen and paper, or digital device.  

Poster on unicellular organism

Science lesson 10 (Series 1)

Create a poster to communicate scientific knowledge of unicellular organisms.

You'll need a pen and paper, or digital device.  

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