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The Marlborough Science Academy

Year 8

Here are some activities for Year 8 students to complete.

Please click on the topics on the left to view the different topics.

van gogh museum
 

natural history museum colouring pages
 

classics - a greek odyssey with bettany hughes
 

If you are thinking of studying Classics next year you may enjoy this programme.

Follow the link to watch A Greek Odyssey with Bettany Hughes

There are 6 episodes to watch

https://www.my5.tv/a-greek-odyssey-with-bettany-hughes/season-1/episode-1-f6fe4a86-eb92-4047-9d7e-abd87494b523

Exploring fiction - one shot by tanya landman 

Click here to read the opening chapter of One Shot by Tanya Landman. Based on real-life events, this book tells the story of one girl’s determination to  defy the odds and follow her dreams in a man’s world.

 

Once you have read the first chapter you can do the following;

1.Use the template provided or your own design to create a comic strip of the scene with the bear.

2.The book is based on the true story of Annie Oakley. What can you find out about her? Make a fact file showing the important facts and dates of her life.

3. Click here to watch an original film of Annie in action.

4. The main theme of the book is that you can be whatever you want to be even when everyone around you is telling you that you can’t. 

Find an example of someone who achieved against the odds and write a short biography of their life.


Exploring Fiction - robin Hood:Hacking heists and flaming arrows
 

Robert Muchamore’s new book Robin Hood: Hacking, Heists and Flaming Arrows brings Robin Hood storming into the 21st century. Click here to watch the book trailer and listen here as the author reads the opening pages!

1. Continue the story in your own words and let us know what you think happens next.

This is a very modern version of the Robin Hood story. Read this article which looks at the more traditional stories and asks the question 'Did Robin really exist?'

Can you find the names of two places mentioned in the article that are named after Robin?

According to the article where did Robin die?

2. Create a Fakebook page for Robin here You can either use a traditional Robin Hood character or the character from the book to create your profile.

3. If you would like to read the rest of the book you can borrow it from the LRC

 

  1. Robin Hood
    PDF File
  2. One Shot
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  3. audubon-flamingo-colouring-page
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  4. audubon-owl-colouring-page
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  5. audubon-hummingbirds-colouring-page
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  6. colouring-peacock-butterfly
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  7. colouring-luna-moth
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  8. colouring-bumblebee
    PDF File
  9. Kew Gardens 1
    DOCX File
  10. Kew Gardens
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  11. Plants kew garden
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  12. Did You Know!
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  13. Madame Tussauds
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  14. madame-tussauds_artdesign_tasksheets_secondary
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  15. madame-tussauds_businessstudies_tasksheets_secondary
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  16. madame-tussauds_designtech_tasksheets_secondary
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  17. madame-tussauds_history_tasksheets_secondary
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  18. 18thcentury-crime-and-punishment-in-england
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  19. great-fire-of-london-school-resource
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  20. London Dungeons
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  21. the-plague
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  22. torture-in-the-middle-ages
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  23. Van Gogh
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  24. animal-factfile-shark
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  25. animal-factfile-turtle
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  26. mel0017-sealifelp_drawajellyfish_final_Redacted
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  27. mel0017-sealifelp_jellyfishchallenge_final_Redacted
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  28. mel0017-sealifelp_jellyfishfactfile_final_Redacted
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  29. mel0017-sealifelp_newspaper_final_Redacted
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  30. mel0017-sealifelp_whereintheworld_final_Redacted
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  31. sea Life
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  32. Basket Weaving
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  33. Dragon Puppets
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  34. Marker Monoprints
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  35. Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston
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  36. Paper Quilling
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  37. Virtual Tour of
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  38. Watercolours
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  39. Design your own exhibit
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  40. Workshop of light
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  41. Activity-Abstract_Watercolors
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  42. Activity-Birds_Eye_View
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  43. Activity-Clouds
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  44. Activity-Color
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  45. Activity-Drawing
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  46. Activity-Drawing_Exercises
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  47. Activity-Drawing_Trees
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  48. Activity-Friends_and_Family-Tree
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  49. Activity-Nature_Souvenirs
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  50. Activity-Notan
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  51. Activity-Photography
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  52. Activity-Photography_Viewfinder
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  53. Activity-Pioneer_of_Process
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  54. Activity-Positive_and_Negative_Space
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  55. Activity-Rule_of_Thirds
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  56. Activity-Viewfinder
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  57. Activity-Whats-Outside-Your-Window
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  58. Colorme_GOK-Black-Line-OK
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  59. Colorme_GOK-Ghost-Ranch-Hills-OK-
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  60. Colorme_GOK-Map
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  61. Colorme_GOK-Miss-OKeeffe-Draw
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  62. Colorme_GOK-Pedernal-Cloud
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  63. Georgia O'Keeffe
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  64. How to Make a Zine
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  65. BBC Planet Earth Quizzes
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  66. Planet Earth
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  67. Sustainable Me
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  68. Anne Frank Activity
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  69. Anne Frank House
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  70. The Secret Annex
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  71. KS3 National Theatre
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  72. 7 Memory
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  73. Cucumbers
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  74. Home made recipes
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  75. oates three ways
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  76. OREO TRUFFLES RECIPE
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