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GNVQ Science Advanced Assignments 2

The Nuffield Science in Practice Advanced Assignments file two included study guides made up of short tasks covering the full range of each unit together with 24 additional assignments intended to complement those published in the first file.

Since many of the assignments in file one were elaborate and...

GNVQ Science Intermediate Assignments

The Nuffield Science in Practice file of Intermediate Assignments began with a study guide. This was a compilation of short tasks covering the full range required for each of the four mandatory units. The tasks were designed to help students check that they have understood the content and to prepare for tests....

Animals, Including Humans

This resource provides a selection of lesson plans, worksheets and teachers notes relating to animals including humans at Year Three. They include activities in which children find out about food groups and healthy balanced diets and learn about the human digestive system and how food is transported around the body...

Mini Units B

The Nuffield Working with Science mini-units provide opportunities for students to develop their understanding of how to plan, carry out and interpret scientific investigations in a range of contexts. 

Guidance for these units appears in the Tutors’...

Questioning Prejudice and Superstition

The work suggested in this Nuffield Working with Science unit helps students to understand the scientific method of testing ideas when it is impossible to do controlled experiments. They see the need for factual evidence to support ideas and statements. The unit focuses upon science as a way of testing. The...

Recycling

The work suggested in this Nuffield Working with Science unit helps to make students aware of the inevitable need to recycle materials and of the practical and economic difficulties in the way of doing more at the moment.

Guidance for teachers and technicians appears in...

The Motor Car

The work suggested in this Nuffield Working with Science unit was planned so that students should:
1. be aware of the advantages of a systematic approach to car selection and purchase
2. be aware of the legal and social responsibilities of car ownership
3. understand the basic scientific principles...

Efficiency

The work suggested in this Nuffield Working with Science unit encourages the students to start thinking about efficiency by presenting them with some problems which are a familiar part of their daily lives. They are asked to investigate problems which have been chosen to give them experience of a variety of...

Crime Detection

This Nuffield Working with Science unit featured experiments derived from forensic techniques but could only give the 'flavour' of a scientific investigation of a crime. The unit aimed to emphasise the basic needs, in a scientific investigation of evidence, of accurate observation, careful comparisons, and accurate...

Farming

This Nuffield Working with Science unit featured a range of activities related to a farm visit. Students activities involve careful observation and recording, surveys and formulation of opinions based on evidence.

Guidance for teachers and technicians appears in...

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