Carrying out scientific experiments

Challenge reference: 6858

Notional learning hours  10
Level Level 1
Subject area
Learning aim

The learner will learn the skills and knowledge needed to carry out three fair and safe scientific experiments.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

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

The learner will:

  1. Be able to identify scientific equipment and measurements.

  2. Be able to make accurate scientific observations.

Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • Identify at least five pieces of scientific equipment
    • List four different units of measurement used in experiments 
    • Demonstrate they can take at least two measurements
    • Identify the equipment needed for three scientific experiments
    • Predict the outcomes of three scientific experiments
    • Demonstrate safe use of appropriate equipment
    • Record the results of three experiments
    • Present results of three experiments using a pictogram, bar chart or line graph