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CCEA Prescribed Practicals
Unit 3, Booklet A is a practical skills assessment. It assesses students’ ability to carry out two practical tasks based on but not identical to the nine prescribed practicals listed in this specification.
Booklet B is a written, externally assessed examination taken during the final year of study. It assesses students’ knowledge and understanding of practical science. It consists of questions about planning and carrying out any of the prescribed practical tasks, together with more general questions about any practical situation that arises in Units 1 and 2 in this specification.
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Density [FREE]  Investigate experimentally the relationship between the mass and volume of liquids and regular solids, and analyse and interpret the data gathered
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Resistance of a Length of Wire [FREE]  Investigate experimentally how the resistance of a metallic conductor at constant temperature depends on length and obtain sufficient values to plot a graph of resistance (yaxis) and length (xaxis)
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Electromagnets  Investigate, describe and recall how the strength of the magnetic field depends on the current in the coil, the number of turns in the coil and the material used as the core of the coil
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