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Easy to deliver and flexible, with APP and How Science Works fully integrated throughout

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e only KS3 course with APP integrated throughout
How will Science Works help you deliver the new curriculum?
1 2 3 Science Works is the only course to have APP integrated in every lesson Science Works supports either a two or three year course of study, giving you ultimate flexibility How Science Works is fully integrated so you can be sure you’re delivering it effectively

For ordering details - please see the back cover

Course Structure
Student Books (Contains free eBook) Interactive Resources & Planning OxBox CD-ROMs Resources and Planning Packs Assessment OxBox CD-ROMs

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Student Book 1 Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox CD-ROM 1 Resources and Planning Pack 1 Assessment OxBox CD-ROM 1

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Student Book 2 Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox CD-ROM 2 Resources and Planning Pack 2 Assessment OxBox CD-ROM 2

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Student Book 3 Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox CD-ROM 3 Resources and Planning Pack 3 Assessment OxBox CD-ROM 3

Resources and Planning Packs contain all the paper-based materials from the OxBox CD-ROMs in a handy folder

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How will Science Works help you deliver APP?
The skills-related learning outcomes in each lesson plan in Science Works are all derived from APP statements. They are included in the lesson plans to support ongoing tracking and inform planning and teaching In the Resources and Planning OxBox CD-ROM 3 we have matched specific activities to relevant APP statements to enable evidence gathering for APP from day to day classroom activities as recommended by QCA In the Assessment OxBox CD-ROMs the questions in the end of unit tests and student target sheets, are matched to the Assessment Focuses and levels within APP so that the students’ responses can be added to their APP profiles

Science Works is the only course to have APP integrated in every lesson

An example of specific activities from Science Works 3 unit 5 matched to the APP statements, in this case AF5 level 3

Lesson plan – Resources and Planning OxBox 1

Lesson plan – Resources and Planning OxBox 1

The level 3 outcome ‘Identify a straightforward pattern in data presented in tables’ is taken from APP statement AF5 level 3. The lesson outcomes reference the APP statements in every lesson plan in Science Works.

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How does Science Works support personalised learning and Assessment for Learning?
Science Works is the only KS3 science course to be supported by OxBox CD-ROMs. OxBox technology provides a wealth of customizable planning, whiteboard resources, and assessment and you can add your own resources at the click of a mouse to really personalise learning.

Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox 1

Create your own lesson plans and schemes of work to meet the needs of your class or particular groups of students Differentiated resources and strategies are provided to ensure that the needs of all students are met within the lesson Whiteboard resources are provided for each lesson which can be adapted to suit your needs

Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox 1

This is a great bit of software. I found it very easy to use and the amount of information available is huge.
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All the printed resources for the lesson are available in customizable Word format so you can tailor them exactly to the needs of your class

Word format lesson plan

Provides complete support for teachers, technicians, and non-specialists
Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox 1 lesson plan screen

Levelled, skills-based learning outcomes are based on the APP statements and so support AfL which is integrated within the lessons themselves in line with best practice

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Paper tests
As well as matching in detail to the Assessment Focuses and Levels within APP, the end of unit paper tests in the Assessment OxBox give results in levels and sub-levels which also help to give an overview of student progress regularly during the course. Although the national tests have been abolished, 80% of schools told us they still wanted end of unit tests.

The auto-marked tests on screen can be used by you and your students as a quick and enjoyable check on understanding as teaching progresses and quickly point up problem areas which need review or consolidation.
End of unit test – Assessment OxBox CD-ROM 1

APP target sheet – Assessment OxBox 3

APP target sheets allow students to collect evidence for their APP level.

On-screen tests

The auto-marked tests can be used in 2 modes:

Teacher diagnostic mode. There are two tests per unit in this mode – the first one can be used during the unit for a quick check on students’ understanding, the second towards the end of the unit. The reports in this mode are for the whole class and show you at a glance whether there are any problem areas for the whole class or individuals.

Self-assessment tests. One per unit for self testing by students towards the end of the unit – only they see the results and they also have the opportunity to seek help if they are not confident using the unique OxBox AfL traffic lights. Students can go back to questions already done and are told after each question whether their answer is correct or not.
Auto-marked test – Assessment OxBox 1

Auto-marked test – Assessment OxBox 1

Diagnostic report - one of four reports available

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How will Science Works help deliver the 2008 curriculum approach?
How Science Works is central to the new National Curriculum and the new Framework. We’ve used our eight years’ How Science Works experience to integrate it completely in Science Works and to enable you to deliver the new approach in an integrated, manageable, and fully supported way. This is how we’ve approached a lesson on changing behaviour.

Student Book 2
Carefully differentiated sections: from easier green to red for your more able students

Boxes address different How Science Works skills

Summing up consolidates what students have learned on each spread

Student Book 2

How Science Works skills are absolutely clear

Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox 2

PLTS - Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills, are referenced in each lessson

Levelled learning outcomes are an excellent resource as are HSW skills gained from each lesson
Neil Clayton, Okehampton College

Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox 2

Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox 2

Activity sheets are provided for work on data and evidence Framework-matched learning objectives are provided for each lesson

Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox 2

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Science Works is the perfect springboard to GCSE!
Books 1 and 2 cover all the National Curriculum for schools following a two-year KS3. Book 3 is the perfect springboard for GCSE. It is designed to embed key concepts and develop and practise skills, and so build firm foundations for all GCSE courses in science.
Ensures revision for levels 4-5, consolidation for levels 5-6 and further stretch for levels 7-8

Student Book 3

Science Works 3 revisits all the key areas in a different context for those following a three-year course

Student Book 3

Student Book 3

Turn over to see how simple it is to follow a two-year KS3 with Science Works

Provides consolidation for KS3 and a springboard into GCSE
Student Book 3

How Science Works skills needed as a foundation for GCSE continue to be developed

Book 3 focuses even more on How Science Works skills in preparation for GCSE

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Science Works is the easiest option for schools following a two-year KS3
Books 1 and 2 provide full curriculum coverage for schools following a two-year KS3.

Course Outline
Two-year KS3 Three-year KS3 Science Works 1
Cells Reproduction Differences Classification Acid reactions Particles Elements and compounds Chemical reactions Electricity and magnetism Energy Forces Space

Science Works 2
Life support Keeping healthy People and environment Shaping life The periodic table Using elements Metal reactions What’s in rocks Heating and cooling Light Sound Moving around

Science Works 3
Variation Extremes Independence The carbon cycle Transport for the future The cost of your drink Earth and space Energy Sport

Book 3 and OxBox 3 revisit all key concept areas in a different context for those following a three-year course and continue to develop the How Science Works skills needed as the foundation for GCSE. They ensure revision for levels 4-5, consolidation for levels 5-6, and further stretch for students at level 7 and 8, providing ideal consolidation KS3 and a springboard into GCSE.

If you’re teaching KS3 in two years you only need two books!

Ordering
Evaluation Packs
Evaluation Pack 1 978 019 915246 9 Evaluation Pack 2 978 019 915263 6 Evaluation Pack 3 978 019 915264 3

Ordering details
Planning Packs
Resources and Planning Pack 1 978 019 915258 2 Resources and Planning Pack 2 978 019 915259 9 Resources and Planning Pack 3 978 019 915260 5 Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox CD-ROM 3 978 019 915256 8

Assessment OxBox CD-ROMs
Assessment OxBox CD-ROM 1 978 019 915248 3 Assessment OxBox CD-ROM 2 978 019 915252 0 Assessment OxBox CD-ROM 3 978 019 915257 5

Student Books
Student Book 1 978 019 915245 2 Student Book 2 978 019 915250 6 Student Book 3 978 019 915254 4

Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox CD-ROMs
Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox CD-ROM 1 978 019 915247 6 Interactive Resources and Planning OxBox CD-ROM 2 978 019 915251 3

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