Scientific investigation

Challenge reference: 2249

Notional learning hours  10
Level E2
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
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 different scientific terms.

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 at least three occasions
    • Take part in an experiment with a peer on three occasions
    • Report on the findings from each experiment using scientific language
    • Review each experiment and identify how it links to everyday situations
    • Use scientific vocabulary related to a science investigation in context
    • Conclude why something happened from what has been observed or recorded