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I am a secondary school & A-level Science teacher, specialising in Biology. I am also an experienced AQA GCSE Biology Examiner. My resources contain a mix of Biology, Chemistry and Physics lessons aimed at meeting specification points for the new AQA Trilogy GCSE course and KS3 Activate course. All of my lessons include at least one opportunity for self-assessment, a range of activities to suit students of all abilities, a set of differentiated starter questions and a plenary.

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I am a secondary school & A-level Science teacher, specialising in Biology. I am also an experienced AQA GCSE Biology Examiner. My resources contain a mix of Biology, Chemistry and Physics lessons aimed at meeting specification points for the new AQA Trilogy GCSE course and KS3 Activate course. All of my lessons include at least one opportunity for self-assessment, a range of activities to suit students of all abilities, a set of differentiated starter questions and a plenary.
NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - 'Structure & Bonding' lessons
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NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - 'Structure & Bonding' lessons

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This bundle of resources contains 8 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Structure & Bonding’ unit for the NEW AQA Chemistry Specification. Lessons include: States of matter Forming ions Ionic bonding Giant ionic lattices Covalent bonding Simple and giant covalent structures Metallic bonding & giant metallic structures Nanoparticles The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, mid-lesson progress checks, exam questions and extra challenge tasks and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Physics - Radioactivity
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NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Physics - Radioactivity

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This bundle of resources contains 8 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Molecules & Matter’ unit for the NEW AQA Physics Specification. Lessons include: Atoms & Radiation The Development of the Nuclear Model Radioactive Decay Alpha, Beta & Gamma Radiation Half-life & Radioactivity Nuclear Radiation & Medicine Nuclear Fission & Nuclear Fusion Dangers of Radiation The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, practical investigations, exam questions and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Bioenergetics' lessons
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NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Bioenergetics' lessons

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This bundle of resources contains 9 lessons which meet all learning outcomes within the 'Organisation' unit for the NEW AQA Biology Specification. 1. Plants tissues & organs 2. Photosynthesis 3. Products of photosynthesis 4. The rate of photosynthesis (limiting factors) 5. Making the most of photosynthesis 6. Aerobic Respiration 7. Anaerobic Respiration 8. The response to exercise 9. Metabolism and the liver The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, mid-lesson progress checks, extra challenge tasks, exam-style questions and more than one opportunity, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - The Earth's Resources
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NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - The Earth's Resources

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This bundle of resources contains 5 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Earth’s Resources’ unit for the NEW AQA Chemistry Specification. Lessons include: Finite & Renewable Resources Water Treatment Extracting Metals from Ores Life Cycle Assessments Reduce, Reuse, Recycle The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, practical investigations, exam questions and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks
NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - 'Chemical changes, Electrolysis and Energy Changes' lessons
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NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - 'Chemical changes, Electrolysis and Energy Changes' lessons

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This bundle of resources contains 8 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Chemical changes, Electrolysis and Energy Changes’ unit for the NEW AQA Chemistry Specification. Lessons include: The Reactivity Series Displacement Reactions Extracting Metals Making Salts Neutralisation & Strong/Weak Acids Electrolysis Aluminium Extraction Exothermic & Endothermic Reactions Reaction Profiles & Bond Energy Calculations Chemical cells, batteries and fuel cells The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, practical investigations, exam questions and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Homeostasis' lessons
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NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Homeostasis' lessons

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This bundle of resources contains 12 lessons which meet all learning outcomes within the 'Homeostasis' unit for the NEW AQA Biology Specification. Lessons include: 1. Principles of homeostasis 2. The human nervous system 3. Reflex actions 4. The endocrine system 5. The control of blood glucose levels 6. Treating diabetes 7. The role of negative feedback 8. Human reproduction 9. The menstrual cycle 10. Controlling fertility 11. Infertility treatments 12. REQUIRED PRACTICAL: Reaction Time The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, extra challenge questions and exam questions plus more than one opportunity, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - 'Atomic Structure & the Periodic Table' lessons
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NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - 'Atomic Structure & the Periodic Table' lessons

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This bundle of resources contains 10 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the 'Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table' unit for the NEW AQA Chemistry Specification. Lessons include: 1. Atoms, elements, compounds & mixtures 2. Chemical reactions & equations 3. Separating mixtures 4. The structure of the atom 5. The development of the atomic model 6. Electronic configuration 7. Mendeleev and the periodic table 8. Group 1: The alkali metals 9. Group 7: The halogens 10. Group 0: The noble gases The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, mid-lesson progress checks, exam questions and extra challenge tasks and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Physics - Molecules & Matter
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NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Physics - Molecules & Matter

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This bundle of resources contains 7 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Molecules & Matter’ unit for the NEW AQA Physics Specification. Lessons include: Density of Materials States of Matter Changes of State Internal Energy Specific Latent Heat Gas Pressure & Temperature Gas Pressure & Volume The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, practical investigations, exam questions and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Cells' lessons
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NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Cells' lessons

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This bundle of resources contains 11 lessons which meet all learning outcomes within the 'Cells' unit for the NEW AQA Biology Specification. Lessons included: 1. Cells 2. Specialised cells 3. Eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells 4. Microscopy 5. Chromosomes 6. Mitosis 7. Stem cells 8. Diffusion 9. Osmosis 10. Active Transport 11. Exchanging materials The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, mid-lesson progress checks, extra challenge tasks and 6-mark exam questions and more than one opportunity, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - The Earth's Atmosphere
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NEW AQA GCSE Chemistry - The Earth's Atmosphere

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This bundle of resources contains 8 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Earth’s Atmosphere’ unit for the NEW AQA Chemistry Specification. Lessons include: The History & Evolution of Our Atmosphere The Greenhouse Effect Global Climate Change Atmospheric Pollutants The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, practical investigations, exam questions and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks
NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Ecology' lessons
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NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Ecology' lessons

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This bundle of resources contains 15 lessons which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Ecology’ unit for the NEW AQA Biology Specification. Classification New systems of classification Communities Distribution of organisms Competition Adaptations Feeding relationships Recycling materials (water cycle) Carbon cycle The human population explosion Air pollution Water pollution Deforestation & peat destruction Global warming & the impact of change Maintaining biodiversity
NEW AQA GCSE Physics (2016) - lessons for 'Energy' SoW
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NEW AQA GCSE Physics (2016) - lessons for 'Energy' SoW

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This bundle contains 11 lessons which meet all specification points within the new AQA Physics 'Energy' SoW. Bundle includes the following lessons: Energy stores Conservation of Energy Energy and Work Energy and Power Energy Dissipation & Efficiency Gravitational Potential Energy Kinetic Energy Elastic Potential Energy Specific Heat Capacity Energy Resources The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, exam questions and more than one opportunity, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks. A few of the lessons contain extra resources at the end of the PowerPoint presentations which could be used as homework material.
NEW AQA GCSE (2016)  Chemistry - 'Rates of Reaction' lessons
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NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Chemistry - 'Rates of Reaction' lessons

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This bundle of resources contains 8 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Rates of Reaction’ unit for the NEW AQA Chemistry Specification. Lessons include: Rates of reaction Collision Theory: The effect of temperature and surface area Rate of reaction: The effect of concentration and pressure Rate of reaction: The effect of catalysts Reversible reactions Dynamic equilibrium and altering conditions The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, mid-lesson progress checks, exam questions and extra challenge tasks and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW KS3 ~ Year 7 ~ C1 Particles & Their Behaviour
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NEW KS3 ~ Year 7 ~ C1 Particles & Their Behaviour

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This bundle of resources contains 8 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the Year 7 C1 'Particles & Their Behaviour’ Unit. Lessons include: The Particle Model & Changes of State Melting & Freezing Boiling More Changes of State Diffusion Gas Pressure The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, videos & animations, progress checks and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks.
NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Chemistry  - Using Our Resources
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NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Chemistry - Using Our Resources

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This bundle of resources contains 8 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Using Our Resources’ unit for the NEW AQA Chemistry Specification. Lessons include: Rusting Useful Alloys The properties of polymers Glass, ceramics, composites Making Ammonia - The Haber Process Making Fertilisers The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, practical investigations, exam questions and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks
NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Chemistry - Organic Chemistry
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NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Chemistry - Organic Chemistry

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This bundle of resources contains 8 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Organic Chemistry’ unit for the NEW AQA Chemistry Specification. Lessons include: Hydrocarbons Fractional distillation Complete & incomplete combustion Cracking hydrcarbons Reactions with alkenes Alcohols, carboxylic acids and esters Polymerisation Natural polymers & DNA The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, practical investigations, exam questions and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks
NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Physics - Electricity
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NEW AQA GCSE (2016) Physics - Electricity

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This bundle of resources contains 11 whole lessons, along with all additional resources, which meet all learning outcomes within the ‘Electricity’ unit for the NEW AQA Physics Specification. Lessons include: Electrical Charges & Fields Electric Circuits Current & charge Potential Difference & Resistance Current-Potential Difference Graphs Series & Parallel circuits Alternating Current Cables & Plugs Electrical Power & Potential Difference Electrical Currents & Energy Transfer Appliances & Efficiency The lessons contain a mix of differentiated activities, progress checks, practical investigations, exam questions and more than two opportunities, per lesson, for self/peer red-pen assessment of tasks
KS3 ~ Year 7  ~ Elements, Atoms & Compounds Homework
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KS3 ~ Year 7 ~ Elements, Atoms & Compounds Homework

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This homework activity is designed for the KS3 Science Course, specifically Year 7 C1.2 Module on ‘Elements, Atoms & Compounds’ For more lessons designed for KS3 and KS4 please visit my shop at: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience. This activity contains a set of differentiated questions, it also includes additional extra challenge tasks for higher ability students to complete. This worksheet could be used as a homework or as an extension/revision activity in class. I have included a comprehensive mark scheme for teacher or self-assessment of the work, there are also details of grade boundaries which I use to RAG pupils work, a full explanation of how I do this is included. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know @swift_science_education or swift.education.uk@gmail.com, any feedback would be appreciated :)
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Diffusion, Osmosis & Active Transport Homework
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NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Diffusion, Osmosis & Active Transport Homework

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This task is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Cells’ SoW. For more resources designed to meet specification points for the NEW AQA Trilogy specifications for Biology, Chemistry and Physics please see my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience This activity contains a set of differentiated questions worth 20 marks in total, it also includes additional extra challenge tasks for higher ability students to complete. This worksheet could be used as a homework or as an extension or revision activity in class. I have included a comprehensive mark scheme for teacher or self-assessment of the work, there are also details of grade boundaries which I use to RAG pupils work against their target grades, a full explanation of how I do this is included. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Aerobic Respiration Homework
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NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Aerobic Respiration Homework

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This task is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Bioenergetics’ SoW. For more resources designed to meet specification points for the NEW AQA Trilogy specifications for Biology, Chemistry and Physics please see my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience This activity contains a set of differentiated questions worth 20 marks in total, it also includes additional extra challenge tasks for higher ability students to complete. This worksheet could be used as a homework or as an extension or revision activity in class. I have included a comprehensive mark scheme for teacher or self-assessment of the work, there are also details of grade boundaries which I use to RAG pupils work against their target grades, a full explanation of how I do this is included. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)