Scientific investigation

Challenge reference: 2247

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Learning aim

Learners will investigate and undertake experiments following standard scientific convention.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Plan and complete science experiments.

  2. Identify terms used in science.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Plan an experiment, following written or symbolised instructions on three occasions
    • Take part in an experiment with a peer on three occasions
    • Write or report on a conclusion from at least one experiment 
    • Use symbols or single words to identify three different terms used in science