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Earth Science Bundle

Earth Science Bundle

The Earth Science Bundle includes the following: 1. A PowerPoint presentation on the Earth Science [Geology] covering the following: 1. Structure of the Earth 2. Igneous rocks 3. Sedimentary rocks 4. Metamorphic rocks 5. The rock cycle Includes 21 slides covering facts and images on each of the above topics. 2. Comes with an Earth and rock cycle diagram to colour and label as well as two word searches on rock types and the rock cycle. 3. A set of 28 task cards designed for students to independently, or in groups, review the digestive system. Includes multiple choice and short answer questions on the following themes; 1. Structure of the Earth 2. Igneous rocks 3. Sedimentary rocks 4. Metamorphic rocks 5. The rock cycle Included in this kit: - 28 task cards focusing on different aspects of the the Earth and rocks. - Student solution sheet on which to record answers. - Teacher answer key. There are 4 cards on each sheet [7 sheets in total]. They can be printed in greyscale or color [single or double sided]. Save paper and time by laminating the cards and keeping them as class sets. Provide each student with a blank solution grid for writing the answer to the problem stated on each card. Great as a group extension or consolidation activity or for early finishers. 4. The Earth Science card sort is comprised of 3 cards for each for different rock types [an image, the name and fact]. Simply print [in colour or black and white] and then cut out the set of cards [laminate if you wish to make class sets]. Students then shuffle the cards and sort them into their correct sets. Comes with two sets [one which identifies the rock group in the description [easier] and one which doesn't [more difficult]] as well as 6 blank cards to add your own information or get students to make them. Works great as a starter activity or plenary. Could also be used for concentration and snap. Rocks included: Sedimentary rocks 1. conglomerate 2. shale 3. sandstone Metamorphic rocks 1. marble 2. gneiss 3. schist Igneous rocks 1. granite 2. pumice 3. obsidian Cards included: ➸ 27 colour cards [easier] ➸ 27 colour cards [more difficult] ➸ 6 blank cards Clipart by Artifex https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Artifex Clipart by Ron Leishman Digital Toonage https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Ron-Leishman-Digital-Toonage Clipart by the Painted Crow https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/The-Painted-CrowClipart by Artifex https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Artifex

By BunyipBlues

Planetary investigation - data analysis

Planetary investigation - data analysis

Includes data/information (e.g. oxygen levels, temperature, amount of vegetation/water, predators, gravity) on 6 imaginary planets - and Earth. Info on Earth is roughly accurate. This info is presented in the form of a table and as a range of graphs (e.g. pie/bar charts). Aim of lesson is to first work out which graphs represent which planet. Children can then decided whether a planet is inhabitable (by comparing it to Earth's data). (Includes brief lesson plan).

By Danny7107

A-Level PHYSICS Revision Pack

A-Level PHYSICS Revision Pack

Physics A-level Revision Pack includes over 30 Pages of quick questions on the NEW Physics A-Level. It tests students' fundamental knowledge in a short, easy and effective way. The questions are written by an OCR B A-Level Physics student, with the idea that the answers are easily and rapidly found in any revision guide or textbook. Would be suitable for all syllabuses - this pack tests purely Scientific and Practical knowledge. Example questions: - Give the formula for calculating the activity of a radioactive sample: - What factors affect time taken to charge/discharge a capacitor? - Describe how energy is transferred between kinetic and potential energy for a simple-harmonic oscillator: - What happens to the gravitational potential energy when a mass is moved between two different distances from the centre of a radial gravitational field? Why? - How is a star’s absorption spectrum produced? - What does the rate of expansion of the universe depend on? - Describe a method to measure specific heat capacity: - Draw the flux around a bar magnet: - Give 4 similarities between electric fields and gravitational fields:

By Imogenairlie

Revision. Radiation, atomic structure, half life, discovery of the nucleus, changes in the nucleus

Revision. Radiation, atomic structure, half life, discovery of the nucleus, changes in the nucleus

Many games, activities, work sheets, loop puzzles to revise the following: Radioactivity, radiation, atoms, isotopes, activity, half life, alpha, beta, gamma, the discovery of the nucleus, changes in the nucleus, alpha scattering, Rutherford, how our model of the atom has changed over time, radiation uses and dangers, nuclear radiation in medicine, fission and fusion. Excellent tried and tested resources which are ready to be used, and some of which are differentiated. You will not find these resources anywhere else. Answer sheets are also provided to allow student independence and peer or self assessment. As teachers we all work ridiculously long hours each week. Give yourself a break, spend some life with your wife / husband / children / friends / family by purchasing more lessons created by “Barclayfox” once they appear on TES. Please note: when searching for resources please type barclayfox into the search box/engine and it will show you all our resources. Please purchase this lesson, and leave a positive review. This lesson is part of a series, whilst they all work very well as standalone individual lessons you may wish to buy others from the series: 0. Bundle – contains all lessons (if available not all series are bundled) 1. Atoms, radiation and the discovery of the nucleus. 2. Isotopes and Mass number and Atomic number. 3. Alpha, Beta and Gamma – ionising radiation. 4. Changes in the nucleus – decay equations 5. Activity and half life 6. Activity and half life practicals 7. Dangers and precautions 8. Nuclear radiation in medicine (uses in medicine) 9. Nuclear fission and chain reactions (nuclear power). 10. Electricity from nuclear power. 11. Nuclear Fusion and our sun. 12. Nuclear issues including waste 13. Prediction, theory acceptance and peer review 14. Revision Lesson - THIS ONE Thank you, and happy teaching! Yours, Barclayfox.

By barclayfox

Electromagnetic waves REVISION

Electromagnetic waves REVISION

A fun and engaging lesson presentation (26 slides) that uses exam questions, quick tasks and competitions to allow students to assess their understanding of the EM waves topic. Students will be able to see which parts of the specification still need attention whilst having fun. A mathematical element is included in the lesson as students have to write different values in standard form. This lesson has been designed for GCSE students.

By GHScience

Background Radiation

Background Radiation

A fun and engaging lesson presentation (34 slides) which looks at background radiation and explores the natural and artificial sources of this radiation. The lesson begins by getting the students to understand that background radiation is all around us. Moving forwards, they will begin to meet the different natural sources. A mathematical element is added to the lesson as students are challenged to construct a pie chart to show the % contributions of each of the sources. They are given a step by step guide on how to draw the segments before working on this themselves. A number of quick competitions are used throughout the lesson to maintain engagement and to introduce new key terms and challenge them. There are progress checks throughout the lesson so that student can assess their understanding. This lesson has been written for GCSE students but can be used with KS3 too.

By GHScience

Hypotheses, theory acceptance, making predictions, peer review, scientific method, trial by evidence

Hypotheses, theory acceptance, making predictions, peer review, scientific method, trial by evidence

A complete and ready to deliver high quality GCSE lesson. This is a complete lesson from start to end, you do not need to spend many hours carefully planning, creating, resourcing and improving this lesson after each use. I have already spent those hours preparing this lesson for my students and improving it over many years. There is nothing to do but give it a quick look through and familiarise yourself with it. Lesson objectives: * Explain key words and phrases including “hypothesis”, “peer review”, “theory” and the “prediction”. * Explain the scientific method and how new hypotheses are validated by other scientists before they are accepted. * Understand trial by evidence. This carefully crafted lesson is over 40 slides long, and is full of learning activities as below: * Notes to help the teacher. * Starter 1 - unscramble the words. * Starter 2 - simple task where students self-assess themselves against the objectives. * Matching task - answers are provided. * Activity sheet - built into the powerpoint simply print this slide for each student. * Unscramble the words race. * Sequencing activity. * Gap fill activity - all answers are provided. * Quiz with answers. * Questions – all answers are provided. * Up and about activity * Theory slides (carefully sculpted, interspaced with learning activities, not ‘death by powerpoint’). * Differentiated questions with answers (ACTIVITY SHEETS built into powerpoint simply print them). * Play ball. * Paired work activities – answers are provided. * Scientific literacy activity. * Homework * Plenary is the activity sheets. * Student self-assessment versus objectives activity – so learners can judge for themselves how much they have learnt. As teachers we all work ridiculously long hours each week. Give yourself a break, spend some life with your wife / husband / children / friends / family by purchasing more lessons created by “Barclayfox” once they appear on TES. Please note: when searching for resources please type barclayfox into the search box/engine and it will show you all our resources. Please purchase this lesson, and leave a positive review. This lesson is part of a series, whilst they all work very well as standalone individual lessons you may wish to buy others from the series: 0. Bundle – contains all lessons (if available not all series are bundled) 1. Atoms, radiation and the discovery of the nucleus. 2. Isotopes and Mass number and Atomic number. 3. Alpha, Beta and Gamma – ionising radiation. 4. Changes in the nucleus – decay equations 5. Activity and half life 6. Activity and half life practicals 7 to 14 - are listed in the powerpoint Thank you, and happy teaching! Yours, Barclayfox.

By barclayfox

Edexcel GSCE (9-1) topic tasks - Separate science paper 1

Edexcel GSCE (9-1) topic tasks - Separate science paper 1

Topic tasks to consolidate and/or assess all content in the first physics paper (for separate/triple science). Good for revision, HW, cover work, or class work. The tasks are all differentiated with a grade ladder to help students reach their target grade.

By JuliaRM

Topic 7 - Differentiated Task - Big Bang and The Steady State

Topic 7 - Differentiated Task - Big Bang and The Steady State

Written task in the style of an essay to help assess and consolidate students understanding of the big bang and steady state theories, and why scientists accept the big bang as the correct theory. A grade ladder is included to help students structure their work. This task could be set as HW, cover work or done in class time. It is very easy to assess, simply tick of the grades the students have managed to include and complete correctly, then circle an overall grade based on your judgement. Students can then be given more information to help them improve or complete any missing grades.

By JuliaRM

Introduction to Circular Motion

Introduction to Circular Motion

A good resource for use with the new GCSE (9-1) and for recap when looking at further mechanics in A-level. The lesson plan introduces the basic ideas of circular motion with notes to help students understand. They then complete an activity looking at how various factors effect circular motion, helping them get familiar with the key idea that force is towards the centre of the circle. Finally they apply their knowledge to answer a question about orbits. Students can peer mark this and AFL can be achieved by them placing a post it note on the board over the number of marks achieved by their partner, giving you a quick idea of the understanding of the group as a whole. Instructions for the practical and a mark scheme for the question is included.

By JuliaRM

Microbes in Space - BioRock

Microbes in Space - BioRock

BioRock is a set of lesson plans about microbes in space. It builds on the European Space Agency BioRock experiment looking at life in extreme environments. The set of lesson plans also has a set of astrobiology trump cards to teach concepts in biological and physical sciences.

By astrobiologyacademy