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Carbon Cycle Game

Carbon Cycle Game

A very visual way of appreciating the carbon cycle and a great introduction to climate change. This board game shows carbon atoms cycling around the natural environment. It moves around the 3 main stores (plants, animals and the atmosphere) according the the roll of a dice, but overall stays in balance. However, when the game is repeated (by skewing the number of atoms that move for one number on the dice) the cycle goes out of balance. There is a sheet for students to record the movement of the atoms and notes for the teacher as well as Word and pdf versions of the board which can be printed onto A4 card of laminated.
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Index of diversity AS level

Index of diversity AS level

A powerpoint for AQA AS level unit 4 Genetic information, variation and relationships between organisms (3.4.6 Biodiversity within a community). Starter is assessing prior knowledge/previous learning of key words (biodiversity, species, ecosystem and habitat). Gives an explanation and walkthrough on how to calculate index of diversity and why it is necessary. Includes definitions of key words throughout. Main task is a worksheet for the students to practice calculating index of diversity. The worksheet comes with answers at the bottom. There are also exam questions based on the lesson including definitions, explaining why the index of diversity is necessary and describing what is needed to calculate the index of diversity. The worksheet comes with answers at the bottom.
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Questioning What We Know About Water

Questioning What We Know About Water

Students conduct an investigation into the important resources of fresh water. They examine some of the current issues and compare different views about managing water resources. Students then critically analyse what they have discovered by responding to a set of questions. Students understand that some of Earth’s resources are renewable, but others are non-renewable and that water is an important resource that cycles through the environment. They identify questions and problems that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on scientific knowledge. Students will be able to research an issue using reliable sources, iidentify a range of resource management issues around water and articulate the complexities of a single water issue, giving at least two opposing perspectives.
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What is a Species?

What is a Species?

In this lesson, students investigate the concept of a species. They will work in small groups and access information from the internet, library and/or textbooks in order to define a species, investigate how species are scientifically named and why is it important and provide examples of plants and animals living in your area that are indigenous, domesticated and introduced. Students understand that there are differences within and between groups of organisms; classification helps organise this diversity. They’ll summarise data, from their own investigations and secondary sources, and use scientific understanding to identify relationships and draw conclusions. Students will be able to define what a species is, in their own words. Students can accurately write the scientific names of a variety of species and identify and categorise a variety of species as Indigenous, domestic or pests.
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Biology AQA Combined Course revision flashcards

Biology AQA Combined Course revision flashcards

Biology AQA Combined Course revision flashcards. Revision flashcards created for foundation and higher tier, key facts and answers which can be used as revision games or starter and plenaries. Content includes: Ecology Bioenergetics Organisation in plants Organisation in animals Infection and response Inheritance, variation and evolution Homeostatis Cell Biology Suitable for years 9-11.
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GCSE AQA Biodiversity and Ecosystem

GCSE AQA Biodiversity and Ecosystem

This resource includes 51 power point slides for five lessons on ‘Biodiversity and ecosystem’ including the work sheets, activities, learning objectives, key terms and detailed content to be taught. The topics included are The human population explosion Land and water pollution Air pollution Deforestation and peat destruction Global warming
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OCR Gateway A GCSE Combined Science REVISION LESSONS

OCR Gateway A GCSE Combined Science REVISION LESSONS

This bundle of 12 lessons uses a range of exam questions, tasks, activities and quiz competitions to engage students whilst they assess their knowledge of the topics in modules B1-6 and C1-6 of the OCR Gateway A GCSE Combined Science specification. All of the lessons are fully resourced to take away that worry about how to get students to effectively revise in the lead up to assessments.
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Biomes info sheet

Biomes info sheet

Single sheet handout summarising nine land and sea biomes for your A-level students in biology and geography. A good kickstart to student-led presentations.
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AS & A2 Biology Revision Mats

AS & A2 Biology Revision Mats

AS& A2 Revision Mats for the Biology course AS Biology Revision Mats including: Cells Molecules Enzymes Cell Transport Cell Division Tissues & Organs Principles of Exchange & Transport Plant Transport Mammalian Transport Adaptations Biodiversity Human impact on Biodiversity A2 Biology Revision Mats Includes: Homeostasis & Kidney Immunity Plant Coordination Nerves & Synapses Eye & Muscle Populations & Communities Ecological Energetics & nutrient Cycles Respiration Photosynthesis Protein Synthesis Gene Technology Inheritance Population Genetics & Plant & Animal Kingdoms I get students to complete these as revision for end of topic tests - I usually print them out onto A3 paper
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