1 NATURAL SCIENCE ( physical SCIENCE ) - GRADE 9 2017. PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT. TOPIC ASSESSMENT STANDARDS. TASKS. PHASE 1 (7 November 2016 31 March 2017). Task 1. Dec Controlled Test Visible Light Energy and Dec 2016. Radiation of light and spectrum of visible light Change Absorption, refraction and reflection of light Task 2. Construction of a Elements and compounds Molecule 6 10 Feb Atomic and Electron structure Matter and Nuclear Notation Materials Task 3. Naming compounds Controlled Test Writing formulae 22 31 March PHASE 2 (18 April 2017 30 June 2017). Acids and Bases Properties Names and Formulae of various acids and bases Task 4. Uses of acids and bases Practical Investigation: pH scale Reactions of metals and non-metals in oxygen Neutralisation 15 19 May Matter and Reactions of acids with metals Materials Reactions of acids and metal hydroxides Reactions of acids and metal oxides Reactions of acids and metal carbonates Task 5.
2 Metals and Non metals June Exams Reactions of metals and non metals with 19 30 June oxygen Metal oxides Non metal oxides PHASE 3 (24 July 2017 10 November 2017). Task 6. Forces: (contact and non contact) Research Project: Electrostatic forces Newton's Laws Magnetic forces 14 18 Aug Gravitational force Energy and Task 7. Change Controlled Test Electric circuits 11 15 Sept Cells as chemical systems and sources of energy Task 8. Relationships in series and parallel circuits October Exam 30 Oct 10 Nov