This Lab Book can sit at the heart of any Key Stage 3 science course as it builds students’ practical and enquiry skills ready for GCSE, and supports teachers in providing a rich practical foundation for GCSE and beyond. The Skills Appendix is particularly helpful for teachers and students alike. – Stella Paes, Former Head of AQA Science Qualifications Linked to the AQA KS3 Syllabus and GCSE specifications, this Lab Book will help to introduce and embed the skills and terminology that are needed for students to succeed in the required practical components of their GCSE (9-1) Science course. 12 fun, inspiring KS3 practicals, fully reviewed for safety by CLEAPSS. All the instructions students will need to perform these practicals. Writing frames for students to record their results and reflect on their work. Guidance to help students build confidence in key skills such as experimental design, recording and presentation of results, and evaluation of methods and data. A selection of questions to help Key Stage 3 students prepare for GCSE-style assessment. A Practical Skills Checklist so students can track the skills they have developed. Everything students need for the 12 key practicals in one Lab Book, eliminating the need for additional photocopying or printing off other pieces of paper (such as graphs). Comprehensive teacher and technician notes to help with delivery.