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NEW SPEC GCSE Biology Revision Mats - Set 2

NEW SPEC GCSE Biology Revision Mats - Set 2

These A3 revision mats support and focus students to revise topics: Bacterial Disease, Viral Disease, Antibiotics, Vaccines, Limiting factors of photosynthesis, aerobic and anaerobic respiration and more

By ksmith88

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - Plant diseases & responses HT

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - Plant diseases & responses HT

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Biology GCSE, particularly the 'Infection & Response' SoW for the higher tier. For more lessons 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 The first part of this lesson is a recap on the plant diseases students should have already covered within the 'infection & response' unit - rose black stop and tobacco mosaic virus. Plants will then be asked to come up with a brainstorm of the symptoms plants may exhibit when they are diseased. Once pupils have discussed this and tried to come up with some ideas you can reveal some of the common symptoms on the PowerPoint slide, along with images and examples. The next slide looks at the ways in which plant diseases can be diagnosed, from gardening manuals to monoclonal antibody testing kits. The next activity focuses on the role of certain minerals in the growth and development of plants, firstly students will draw a table in their book and then they will given a slip of information about one of the mineral ions - nitrates, magnesium or potassium. Pupils will need to walk around the room or swap these slips of paper with people on the same table as them to complete the table, they can then assess their work. The final part of the lesson focuses on plant defence responses, firstly pupils will be shown some diagrams of plants and their defence methods and will be asked to think > pair > share the potential ways plants can defend against disease. Pupils will then be given a card sort with different plant defence mechanisms, students need to sort these into three different categories - physical barrier, chemical barrier, defence against herbivore. Once completed pupils can then assess their work using the answers provided. The final task is an exam-style question on what they have learnt that lesson, pupils of higher ability may want to complete these questions in silence at the backs of their book. Pupils can then self or peer-assess their work. Plenary activity is to write 3 key words, 2 facts and 1 question about what pupils have learnt that lesson. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)

By SWiftScience

Seed dispersal - complete lesson (KS3)

Seed dispersal - complete lesson (KS3)

A full differentiated lesson on the topic of seed dispersal. This lesson is based on the Activate 1 SOW (B3.7) but can be used for others. The lesson includes video and a simple practical where students cut out seeds of varying wingspan and monitor their flight time. PowerPoint animations and timers are included to allow peer correction of answers and to promote pace respectively. A plenary quiz is included where students can throw a sot toy to one another to determine who answers next.

By matt_nick1in

NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Bioenergetics' lessons

NEW AQA GCSE Biology - 'Bioenergetics' lessons

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.

By SWiftScience

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - Anaerobic Respiration

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - Anaerobic Respiration

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the 'Bioenergetics' SoW. For more lessons 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 Firstly pupils are asked to consider why organisms may not be able to continuously carry out aerobic respiration. They can discuss in pairs and then as a class and be introduced to the idea of anaerobic respiration. They will fill then complete a fill-in-the-blank task to sum up this process. Pupils will then watch a video where they will answer questions about anaerobic respiration, their answers can be checked against the mark scheme provided. Now pupils are introduced to the idea of oxygen debt, they are given an information card in pairs (for lower ability classes you may want to tag read this as a class) and then pupils will need to answer questions about this information. They can talk about in partners, once finished they can self or peer assess their work. Finally the different products of anaerobic respiration that are made in different organisms are highlighted, it is touched upon in the video but this is clear slide to show anaerobic respiration in plants, bacteria and yeast. Pupils will complete some exam-style questions to assess their knowledge of this topic, can be answered in the back of their books to fully test them! Pupils can then mark their own work using the mark scheme provided. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)

By SWiftScience

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - Aerobic Respiration

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - Aerobic Respiration

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the 'Bioenergetics' SoW. For more lessons 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 lesson begins with an introduction of the process of aerobic respiration including the word equations that pupils will need to learn. Next is a video, pupils will need to answer questions whilst watching the video, once it is finished they can self-assess their work using the mark scheme provided. Pupils are then introduced to the idea that aerobic respiration is exothermic and look specifically at the ultra-structure of the cell and which parts are important for respiration, this activity is a match up activity that pupils can complete and then mark. A mid-plenary is a true or false task and the final activity is a levelled worksheet pupils will complete using information cards on how animal and plant organisms use the energy released by respiration. Once finished they can self-assess using the mark scheme on the PowerPoint slides. Pupils have a choice of two activities to complete for their plenary - either an anagram challenge or a summary sentence using a list of key words. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)

By SWiftScience

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - Making the most of photosynthesis

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - Making the most of photosynthesis

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Combined Science:Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the 'Bioenergetics' SoW. For more lessons 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 lesson begins with an introduction into how farmers and commercial plant growers maximise their yield and therefore their profit. The main activity of the lesson involved pupils answering a variety of questions using information posters which can be positioned around the room or on desks, if you do not want pupils to move around. This activity is likely to take 25 minutes at least, once finished pupils can sit back in their seats and self or peer assess their work using the mark scheme provided. The next activity should take around 15 minutes, it is an exam-style question involving plotting data and then analysis of this data. Pupils can complete and again self or peer assess their work. The plenary activity is a 3-2-1 task, 3 facts, 2 key words and 1 question about the lesson today to test your peers. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know via the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)

By SWiftScience

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - The rate of photosynthesis (liming factors)

NEW AQA Trilogy GCSE (2016) Biology - The rate of photosynthesis (liming factors)

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Combined Science:Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the 'Bioenergetics' SoW. For more lessons 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 The lesson begins by students thinking about the raw materials needed for plants to photosynthesise and which factors might limit the rate. The three factors which students will need to learn about are then revealed - carbon dioxide, light intensity and temperature. Three limiting factor graphs are then shown for each of these factors and students need to have a go at explaining what the graphs are showing, as a class discussion. Pupils will then need to complete a fill-in-the-blank task and self- their assess their work using the answers provided. Next pupils are shown a green leaf and a variegated leaf and are asked to think>pair>share which leaf they believe will have a higher rate of photosynthesis, and why. This then leads to pupils learning that less chlorophyll means less photosynthesis will take place, which could lead to stunted growth. The next part of the lesson focuses on pupils being able to use practical equipment to set up an investigation which measure the effect of light intensity on rate of photosynthesis. Pupils will firstly be given some images of equipment they could use and are asked to come up with a potential method for this investigation. After this pupils are then shown a video where they have to answers questions about the variables in this investigation and finally they are given a set of results to plot data and analyse it. The plenary is a silent 5 task where pupils need to answer questions about what they learnt this lesson on their own in their books. All resources are included either at the end of the presentation or as a separate file. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)

By SWiftScience

AQA B5 Homeostasis and response Trilogy/ Triple Biology (14-15 lessons)

AQA B5 Homeostasis and response Trilogy/ Triple Biology (14-15 lessons)

This resource was made for the new AQA scheme of work for Triple science biology If you are teaching Trilogy as opposed to Triple some of the items will need removing. Included are lessons with full objectives and a separate ppt with colour resources you may wish to print. 1. Homeostasis and control of body temperature 2. Human nervous system 3. RPA Reaction times 4. The Brain 5. The eye 6. Endocrine system and negative feedback 7. Control of blood glucose 8. Maintaining water and nitrogen balance 9. Hormones in human reproduction 10. Contraception 11. Hormones to treat infertility 12. Plant hormones 13. RPA Investigating the effect of light on the growth of seedlings 14. Summary / revision lesson (uses questions from the specimen paper) Currently working on B6- Inheritance variation and evolution, Feedback welcome :-)

By hephelumps

Activate 1 KS3 Biology Chapter 1 Cells

Activate 1 KS3 Biology Chapter 1 Cells

All lessons included for KS3 chapter 1 cells which includes the following lessons: 1.) Observing cells : microscopes 2.) Animal cells 3.) Specialised cells 4.) Movement of substances 5.) Unicellular organisms Each lesson is an entire lesson with differentiated activities, assessment opportunities and practical activities. All resources are included.

By danniw12345