Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

demonstrated the ability to

1describe the component parts of at least two common mixturesStudent completed work
2describe common mixtures using the terms 'element' and 'compound'Summary sheet
3use a model or analogy to explain what a mixture isStudent completed work
4follow a practical method to separate a mixture of sand and saltSummary sheet
5design a suitable method to extract pure dry salt from rock saltStudent completed work
6identify at least two hazards of the method and suggest appropriate safety precautions to remove these hazardsStudent completed work

shown knowledge of

7the fact that mixtures contain two or more substances which are not chemically bonded Summary sheet
8the separation techniques of dissolving, distillation, filtration, crystallisation Summary sheet
9one example of when each separation technique could be usedSummary sheet
10what a pure substance isSummary sheet


11carrying out a given method of separation safely.Summary sheet

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 14 October 2021Level - Level One