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Science GCSE Required Practicals

Required Practicals Simulations

A collection of interactive Required Practical simulations designed to support the teaching of the AQA, Edexcel, OCR, WJEC & WJEC Eduqas GCSE specifications.

Focus on Required Practicals includes separate sets of simulations for each examination board for Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

"These are an amazing addition to the site. Please carry on with the good work. We are so happy that you cover WJEC as well" David Williams, Science Teacher.

This resource is part of the Focus Online Science Resource Pack.

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Biology Required Practicals Biology Fieldwork Practical
  • Microsopy
  • Microbiology
  • Osmosis in potato chips
  • Photosynthesis
  • pH and enzyme activity
  • Effect of antibiotics on bacterial growth
  • Reaction time
  • Field work
  • Decay of milk
  • Food tests
  • Plant responses to light
Chemistry Required Practicals: Investigating Neutralisation Required Practical
  • NEW SIMULATION: Water Purification
  • Making salts
  • Neutralisation
  • Acid-alkali titration
  • Electrolysis
  • Rates of reaction
  • Separation techniques
  • Identifying ions
  • Combustion of alcohols
  • Temperature changes in reactions
Physics Required Practicals Investigating Sound Waves Required Practical
  • Thermal radiation and absorption
  • Force and extension
  • Force and acceleration
  • Density
  • Reflection and refraction
  • Electrical circuits and resistance
  • Wave speed in water / on a string / in a metal
  • Moments
  • Terminal speed
  • Radioactive decay model
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