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#### Stand-alone lesson on Scientific Discoveries

This is a stand-alone lesson on recent scientific discoveries and research. The lesson is mostly student-led and requires IT access. The task can be adjusted and adapted to fit your needs. I have used this lesson a number of times as a filler lesson or as a cover lesson task for planned absences. For the latter, I introduced the task at the end of the lesson prior to my absence, and then gave students another session after the cover lesson to present their findings. My students have enjoyed the more open inquiry nature of this task. I have included : The power-point presentation setting the task A worksheet that scaffolds the students’ research (word document and pdf) and contains qr codes and links to websites that will act as a starting point for their research. Enjoy :)

#### Insulation investigation. Physics practical

Insulation practical. Suitable for KS3 or 4 after pupils have learned about conduction, convection , radiation heat transfer. Pupils have to decide the most effective form of insulation on a budget. Practical can lead on to produce cooling curves, or homework can be set to complete a information sheet about the design saying which materials were chosen and why.

#### A Level Physics Unit: Magnetic Fields

This 4 lesson unit covers the a level topic of Electric Fields. Each lesson comes with a powerpoint and at least 3 activities. Also included is an instructional powerpoint on how to complete the AQA Required Practical on force on a wire in a magnetic field. I hope you find the resources useful.

#### A Level Physics Magnetic Fields 2 : Force on a Wire Required Practical

This Resource is a lesson designed to continue the A Level Physics Topic of Magnetic Fields, following on with this lesson on the AQA required practical based on the force on a wire in a magnetic field. It Contains a powerpoint explaining how to: Set up the equipment Derive the necessary formulae Analyse your results Avoid common mistakes in performing this practical I hope you find these resources useful.

#### How does electricity flow through small objects: KS3 - What is nano?

Scientists at the University of Oxford are trying to understand how electricity behaves when it travels inside tiny, molecular sized components. Students explore some of the reasons why scientists use SI units and become more familiar with the SI units for very small objects, particularly nanometres. Learning outcomes: Students will be able to give reasons why it is useful for scientists to use standard SI/Metric units. Students will recognise that different units are appropriate for different sized objects. Students will be able to perform simple conversions between nm and metres. See more at: www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/content/how-does-electricity-flow-through-small-objects

#### Collecting and Analysing Data lesson

Simple introduction to data collection and pattern identification. Matches the AQA KS3 skills. Contains nice loop glider practical Resources required are: Sticky tape Scissors Index cards or card cut to required size Straws

#### AQA P1 GCSE 9-1 chapter outline with matched extended writing questions and marking grids

Included is a chapter outline based on Kerboodle for AQA GCSE 9-1 Physics (P1) The schedule identifies the homework/ extended writing assessment and marking grid which matches each chapter. Included in this pack is all of the extended writing questions and marking grids identified in the schedule. The extended writing question pack includes a past paper extended writing question for GCSE Physics with a marking grid feedback sheet. The marking grid has a space to write what went wells (WWW) and even better Ifs. The grid also contains a SPAG section where the students can be given a grade for the level of SPAG that they have used, and a suggested way of improving their SPAG. The levelled answers are to act as a mark scheme/ model answer. This makes marking specific to the students, provides consistency and saves time. Student feedback from using this model of assessment has been very positive.

#### Extended writing question and marking grid: specific heat capacity

This is a past paper extended writing question for GCSE Physics with a marking grid feedback sheet. The marking grid has a space to write what went wells (WWW) and even better Ifs. The grid also contains a SPAG section where the students can be given a grade for the level of SPAG that they have used, and a suggested way of improving their SPAG. The levelled answers are to act as a mark scheme/ model answer. This makes marking specific to the students and provides consistency and saves time. Student feedback from using this model of assessment has been very positive.

#### Extended writing question and marking grid: Density

This is a past paper extended writing question for GCSE Physics with a marking grid feedback sheet. The marking grid has a space to write what went wells (WWW) and even better Ifs. The grid also contains a SPAG section where the students can be given a grade for the level of SPAG that they have used, and a suggested way of improving their SPAG. The levelled answers are to act as a mark scheme/ model answer. This makes marking specific to the students and provides consistency and saves time. Student feedback from using this model of assessment has been very positive.

#### History of atom , Atomic theory

You can use the table for students to complete using the information on the slides. Slides can be printed and placed around the room so pupils could go and extract information from there.

#### Working Scientifically - HSW Skills, AQA GCSE Designing Investigations Skills, Required Practicals

This presentation and worksheet will help students get to grips with some of the working scientifically terminolgy. This includes collaborative structures, matching keyword games, HSW past exam question quiz. The powerpoint and matching worksheet are great for Year 11 revision of these skills or can be used at any time, or even as a great cover lesson as all of the answers are there so a non-specialist should be able to deliver this lesson. It will help students get to grips with some of the keywords needed for the required practicals.

#### Science Week

Used each of these lessons during science week in different departments

#### Maths in Science

A lesson created for the maths department to use during science week, looking at graph work and relative formula mass. Can be used in science lessons too! Differentiated throughout. Learning Objectives: Describe what is needed to draw a graph Calculate the relative formula mass of compounds Analyse equations to work out the mass of unknown substances

#### New GCSE - Physics paper 1 overview quiz

The quiz is a great revision resource to promote students’ confidence prior to sitting the exam. The activity is suitable for both year 10 and year 11. It can be used as a classroom activity or an extended day

#### New GCSE - Physics practical planning

This activity assists students in planning selected Physics required practicals. Each practical has an overview with an equipment list as well as a student work sheet with cues. Suitable for use with years 9-11.

#### Intro Science Lesson 3 - How to light a Bunsen burner

Lesson 3. Students are taught how to light and use a bunsen burner safely. Upload includes: Powerpoint, activities, worksheets and Bunsen burner certificate.

#### New GCSE - Physics paper 1 Flashcards

These flashcards are based on fact recall for Physics paper 1. They are aimed at combined science students, but easily adapted for separate science students. They are a great activity for class, homework or extended days. Relevant for both year 10 and year 11 students.

#### New GCSE - Centre of Mass

Lesson covering the centre of mass and working out the centre of mass of regular and irregular objects. Differentiated throughout and the practical involving finding the centre of mass of irregular shapes. Learning Objectives: Describe what is meant by the centre of mass of a body and how to find it Explain why objects topple over Explain how to find the centre of mass of an irregular object

#### 50 Weeks of STEM Labs - 250 STEM Project Ideas in 1 book for 50 weeks

50 Weeks of STEM Labs has 250 projects separated into 50 different themes, 1 per week. Unlike the other books in the series (50 STEM Labs, 50 More STEM Labs, and 50 New STEM Labs), this one does not have grading rubrics. It is 5 ideas for each week on a single page. With 250 projects, there is some similarity between some weeks and there are some obviously similar projects, but there is a year’s worth of stuff to do here, and it is all with readily-available materials you can get from home, school, or dollar stores! WEEKLY THEMES: Pasta Power (pasta noodles) Mushy Marshmallows (marshmallows) Airplanes Ahoy! ( building airplanes) Marble Madness (marbles) Toothpick Terrors (toothpicks) Gumdrop Geniuses (gumdrops) Balloon Bashers (balloons) Egg-stravaganzas (eggs) Foiled Again (aluminum foil) Grasping at Plastic Straws (straws) Tubular Times (cardboard tubes) Cups Ahoy! (cups) Stringing Me Along (string) Clippers (paperclips) Paper Delivery (paper) Golden Arches (building arches) Coin Purses (coins) Get Musical (building instruments) Quit Spooling Around (thread spools) Waxy Facts (wax paper) Rubber Band Man (rubber bands) The Muffin Man (muffin tray liners) Bowling Time (foam/paper bowls) Claymation Station (clay) Cereal Aisle (breakfast cereals) Recyclers (recycled materials projects) Plasticware Everywhere (plastic cutlery) Filtered Down (coffee filters) All Taped Up (tape) Dish Me Up (paper plates) Optical Industries (lenses) Chocoholics (chocolate) Popsicle Pride (popsicle sticks) Pretzel Time (pretzels) All Wrapped Up (plastic cling wrap) Ping Pong Powers (ping pong balls) Pipe Down (pipe cleaners) Tissue Time (tissue/kleenex) Water Wizards (projects with water) Air Power (projects with air) Spongy Logic (kitchen sponges) Boating Lessons (building boats) Ready, Set, Lift! (lifting/weight projects) Heat Waves (projects with heat) Glue-rific Guises (glue) Going Nuts (packing peanuts) Car Wars (projects with cars) Fresh Powder (flour, salt, sugar) Magnetic Personalities (magnets) Crash Time (projects with crashes)

#### Physics Science Experiment STEM projects MEGA pack #5 - 50 MORE Holiday Labs

BRAND NEW! PREVIEW AVAILABLE! The 50 STEM Labs Series is all about increasing the level of fun while teaching engineering. In this latest volume, the 50 STEM Labs are all based around holiday and season themes. Add more holiday cheer to your STEM lessons and STEAM activities for holidays with 50 more holiday-themed projects for these seven major holidays and events: *Christmas *Easter *Halloween *St. Patrick’s Day *Thanksgiving *Valentine’s Day *Patriotic Holidays

#### Physics Science Experiment STEM projects MEGA pack #4 - 50 Holiday STEM Labs

BRAND NEW! PREVIEW AVAILABLE! The 50 STEM Labs Series is all about increasing the level of fun while teaching engineering. In this latest volume, the 50 STEM Labs are all based around holiday and season themes. Add a bit of holiday cheer to your STEM lessons and STEAM activities for holidays and occasions like: *April Fool’s Day *Arbor Day *Children’s Day *Christmas *Cinco de Mayo *Columbus Day *Earth Day *Easter *Father’s Day *Flag Day *Groundhog Day *Halloween *Hanukkah *Independence Day *Labor Day *Lunar New Year *MLK Day *Mother’s Day *Memorial Day *New Year’s *President’s Day *Read Across America Day *St. Patrick’s Day *Thanksgiving *Valentine’s Day *Veteran’s Day

#### STEM and Engineering Challenge MEGA Sports Themes Pack

NEW ITEM! 50 Sports STEM Labs is a set of 50 sports-themed STEM Labs based off of 5 major sports: baseball, basketball, football, ice hockey, and soccer. This book offers materials lists, guidelines, and graded assignment suggestions. It also includes some blank pages for journaling and planning in the process. Get all those fabulous Sports Labs STEM Packs in one cool volume! This is the kind of thing you’ll want to print, hole-punch, and put in a binder! Get all 50 of my NEW sports labs for STEM (science, technology, engineering, &amp; math) into one handy file. Included in the pack you will find: BASEBALL All Stitched Up Big Green Monster Catch It Gear Up Golden Gloves Hickory Sticks Home Run Derby Home Team Jerseys No Hitter Stealing First BASKETBALL Bounce Pass Brackets Fast Break Home Court Advantage Hoop Drills Hoop It Up Jersey City New Kicks Robots Can Jump Shot Blockers FOOTBALL Fair Catch Field Goal Kickers Hail Mary Model Player Pass Rush Pigskins Tackled! Touchdown! Vibrating Football Wide Receiver ICE HOCKEY Blades of Steel Body Check Fresh Jerseys Goalies Hit the Ice Puck Time Rinky Dink Slapshots Stick to the Game Suit Up SOCCER Check Out This Ball Corner Kickers Fresh Kits Goal Celebrations On the Pitch Penalty Kickers Show Stoppers Sliders Table Soccer Time ​Time to Cleat

#### STEM and Engineering Challenge MEGA pack #3 with 50 learning activities

THOUSANDS OF COPIES SOLD - NOW GET VERSION 2.0!!! I’ve redesigned and cleaned up all of my 50 stem labs in this new version. What’s new? They’re in full color with updated designs. Grading suggestions have been redone. Old typos and errors have been cleared up. Directions have been cleared up. Materials lists have been added. More teacher options have been added. Forms and Journal pages have been added! This is the kind of thing you’ll want to print, hole-punch, and put in a binder! Get 50 of my NEW physics labs for STEM (science, technology, engineering, &amp; math) into one handy file!

#### STEM and Engineering Challenge MEGA pack #2 with 50 learning activities

THOUSANDS OF COPIES SOLD - NOW GET VERSION 2.0!!! I’ve redesigned and cleaned up all of my 50 stem labs in this new version. What’s new? They’re in full color with updated designs. Grading suggestions have been redone. Old typos and errors have been cleared up. Directions have been cleared up. Materials lists have been added. More teacher options have been added. Forms and Journal pages have been added! This is the kind of thing you’ll want to print, hole-punch, and put in a binder! Get 50 more of my physics labs for STEM (science, technology, engineering, &amp; math) into one handy file.

#### Fortnite STEM Parachute Challenge

This STEM activity is a great group activity for your students. The challenge in this activity is to design a more efficient parachute to jump out of the Battle Bus. The students need to work together to complete the challenge and experiment given. This Fortnite activity is perfect for a back to school activity or all year around. You do not need to know what Fortnite is (your students will) to do this challenge, but this will earn you your kids respect and you will be that “cool” teacher. Included in this resource are teachers notes, student questions, the experiment, a PowerPoint on the history of flight and comprehension questions to go with the presentation. Everything you need to make a fun filled activity with your students. SCIENCE: Students will use skills in the scientific method: observing, communicating, comparing, organizing, and relating. TECHNOLOGY: Students can document learning through the use of digital technology. ENGINEERING: Students will devise and implement a strategy to construct Marble Roller Device. MATH: Students will explore measurement, graphing, statistics, patterns, and build mathematical knowledge through problem solving

#### AQA Physics Equations Quiz Pack

This is a total of 13 quizzes, with answers that are designed to cover the 23 equations students are required to remember for the AQA specification. I also include exam question style questions, units questions and a few of the given equations as well. Answers are provided at the end. (sometimes in letter form, sometimes in word form) I used these as starters once a week with my year 11 classes last year and I kept a running tally of scores for my classes. It really helped cement their equation revision! At £10, you are getting these starters for less than £1 per resource. They take approximately 10-15 mins to complete and mark, to this is in total over 3 hours of lesson resources.

#### IGCSE_Key Stage 3_Density, Pressure and Moments

IGCSE_Key Stage 3_Density, Pressure and Moments

#### Complete Assessed Practicals 1- 12 (AQA A-level Physics)

Complete workbook for A-level physics assessed practicals 1-12. Includes: Student outline of practicals and assessment Methods and equipment for all practicals (1-12). Analysis and evaluation questions to allow the assessment of all CPACs Area for teacher feedback and assessment of CPACS for each practical. AQA notes on practical work, including tables, graphs, uncertainties.

#### Assessed Practicals 7-12 (AQA A-level Physics)

Complete workbook for year 13 assessed practicals 7-12. Includes: Student outline of practicals and assessment Methods and equipment for all practicals (year 13, 7-12) Analysis and evaluation questions to allow the assessment of all CPACs Area for teacher feedback and assessment of CPACS for each practical. AQA notes on practical work, including tables, graphs, uncertainties.

#### Assessed Practicals 1- 6 (AQA A-level Physics)

Complete workbook for year 12 assessed practicals 1-6. Includes: Student outline of practicals and assessment Methods and equipment for all practicals (year 12, 1-6) Analysis and evaluation questions to allow the assessment of all CPACs Area for teacher feedback and assessment of CPACS for each practical. AQA notes on practical work, including tables, graphs, uncertainties.

#### Intro Science Lesson 2 - Lab Equipment (Key Stage 3)

Lesson 2. Includes ppt, resources and alternative SEN activity.

#### Intro Science Lesson 1 - Lab Safety (Key Stage 3) - Includes Ice Breaker Activities

One of a variety of interactive, introductory science lessons that I have uploaded for key stage 3. This upload includes, powerpoint and resources with ice breaker activities that lead in to a lesson on the importance of safety in the lab. Suitable for year 7, 8 and lower ability year 9.

#### SAMPLE NEW AQA Science Required Practical Handbook 9-1

These are sample of the AQA GCSE Science required practical handbooks that can be found on my page using the following link: Science - https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-gcse-aqa-science-required-practical-booklets-9-1-11945151 Biology - https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-aqa-biology-required-practical-handbook-9-1-11945062 Chemistry - https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-aqa-chemistry-required-practical-handbook-9-1-11945090 Physics - https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-aqa-physics-required-practical-handbook-9-1-11945085

#### NEW GCSE AQA Science Required Practical Booklets 9-1

These student friendly handbooks are for the NEW AQA (9-1) Chemistry GCSE . These follow a similar layout and pattern I have used for the free revision and paid revision mats from my shop. All required practicals from each science has 2 booklets for each exam for AQA. Samples of the booklets can be found using the following link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/sample-new-aqa-science-required-practical-handbook-9-1-11945258 These include a how to guide for each practical, practical information and questions regarding the methods and techniques used in each practical. There is also graph paper included in this booklet. References for the ���working scientifically’, ‘mathematical skills’ and ‘apparatus and techniques’ requirements for each practical. Biology: Paper 1 booklet: Microscopy Microbiology (Biology) Osmosis Food Tests Enzymes Photosynthesis Paper 2 booklet: Reaction Time Plant Responses (Biology) Field Investigation (Quadrats) Field Investigation (Transects) Decay (Biology) Chemistry: Paper 1 booklet: Making Salts Neutralisation (Chemistry Electrolysis Temperature Change Paper 2 booklet: Rates of Reaction Chromatography Identifying Ions (Chemistry) Water Purification Physics: Paper 1 booklet: Specific Heat Capacity Thermal Insulation (Physics) Resistance I-V Characteristics Density Paper 2 booklet: Force and Extension Acceleration Waves Light (Physics) Radiation and Absorption I have not included exam questions for copyright reasons, so exam questions would make this booklet even better (use exampro for this). Hope these booklets are useful and please edit as much as you like to fit your need.

#### NEW AQA Physics Required Practical Handbook 9-1

These student friendly handbooks are for the NEW AQA (9-1) Physics GCSE . These follow a similar layout and pattern I have used for the free revision and paid revision mats from my shop. Samples of these booklets can be found using the following link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/sample-new-aqa-science-required-practical-handbook-9-1-11945258 These include a how to guide for each practical, practical information and questions regarding the methods and techniques used in each practical. There is also graph paper included in this booklet. References for the ‘working scientifically’, ‘mathematical skills’ and ‘apparatus and techniques’ requirements for each practical. Paper 1 booklet: Specific Heat Capacity Thermal Insulation (Physics) Resistance I-V Characteristics Density Paper 2 booklet: Force and Extension Acceleration Waves Light (Physics) Radiation and Absorption I have not included exam questions for copyright reasons, so exam questions would make this booklet even better (use exampro for this). I have also created a bundle that contains all the required practicals for each subject and can be found using the link below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-gcse-aqa-science-required-practical-booklets-9-1-11945151