Interactions in Ecosystems
Humans and the Environment
Flow of Energy and Materials
Factors Affecting Ecosystems
Structures and Forces
1: Man Made and Natural Structures
2. Forces in Structures
3. Properties of Materials
4. Develop, Evaluate and Improve Structures
Heat and Temperature
Mountains, Plates and Landforms
Layers of the Earth
Plants for Food and Fibre
Uses of Plants
Plant Life Processes
Plant Environmental Factors
Human Needs for Plants and Technologies
Properties of Materials
Hockey Stick Materials
Testing Helmets in the Olympics
Designing Wheelchairs for the Olympics
Properties of Materials Game
I Can Statements
I can devise and use methods to test the strength and flexibility of materials used in a structure.
I can identify points in a structure where flexible and fixed points are required.
I can evaluate the different types of joints for the particular part of the structure.
I can compare structural properties of different materials, including natural materials and man-made materials.
I can investigate and describe the role of different materials found in plant and animal structures.