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worksheets: food webs, pyramids of numbers and biomass, energy loss in chains, pesticides, bioaccumu

worksheets: food webs, pyramids of numbers and biomass, energy loss in chains, pesticides, bioaccumu

High quality differentiated KS3 Biology worksheets with answers from Barclayfox. These worksheets cover: Good selection of worksheets with answers, covering pyramids of numbers, calculating biomass and pyramids of biomass, drawing both, energy loss in food chains and webs, pesticides and bioaccumulation. Differentiated for the able and less able. Save yourself the hours needed to prepare a differentiated resource with answers as I have already spent those hours preparing this for my students and improving it over many years. There is nothing for you to do but give it a very quick look through and familiarise yourself with it and photocopy it for your students. 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 and resources 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 resource and leave a positive review. Thank you, and happy teaching! Yours, Barclayfox.
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NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Cloning

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Cloning

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the 'Inheritance, variation and evolution' 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 introducing pupils to the definition of a clone and outlining the different cloning techniques they will learn about in this lesson. Pupils will firstly learn about two techniques used to clone plants - cuttings and tissue culture. Pupils will learn about these two techniques and will need to complete the correct descriptions on a diagram demonstrating the steps involved with taking plant cuttings. Once this is complete the work can be self-assessed. The second part of the lesson focuses on adult cloning. Firstly pupils are talked through the process of embryo transplants using a diagram. Pupils will be provided with a worksheet with a flow diagram of the embryo transplant process but missing statements to describe the process. Pupils will need to choose the correct statements to go in these boxes, this work can be assessed using the answers provided once complete. Adult cell cloning is the other example of an animal cloning technique pupils will need to describe. Firstly, pupils will watch a video about Dolly the sheep and the adult cell cloning process, using this video they will need to answer some questions. This can be checked against the answers which will be provided. For the next activity pupils will be provided with the diagram of the sequence of events involved in the adult cell cloning process, pupils will be required to fill in the blanks to complete the descriptions of the steps involved. Once completed pupils can use the mark scheme to assess their work. The final activity focuses on the risks and benefits of adult cell cloning, pupils will be given a list of opinions about this cloning technique and they will need sort them into advantages/disadvantages in their books. The plenary activity is for pupils to pick a task: either write a twitter message about what they have learnt this lesson or unscramble anagrams to spell out 5 key words from the 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 :)
SWiftScience
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Selective breeding

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Selective breeding

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the 'Inheritance, variation and evolution' 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 task begins with pupils being asked to think > pair > share the specific characteristics that farmers might find favourable in cows, crops, chicken and sheep. The next activity involves pupils watching a video on selective breeding and how this process works, pupils will need to answer questions as they watch the video. The work can be assessed when they finish using the mark scheme provided. Pupils will now understand the process of selective breeding, the next task requires pupils to choose two dogs from a selection of dog breeds (pictures provided) to breed together in order to produce offspring with the traits the student would like. They can sketch a flow diagram to demonstrate how thus process occurs. The next activity is a worksheet on chicken breeds, once students have completed they can use the mark scheme to self or peer assess their work. The final activity focuses on the problems with selective breeding, pupils are provided with some information which could be tag-read as a class. This can then be used to answer some quick-check questions. Once the questions are complete this work can be self-assessed using the answers provided. The plenary task is for pupils to use a list of key words to write a summary sentence about what they have learnt from the 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 :)
SWiftScience
Why Leaves Change Color In The Fall - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Why Leaves Change Color In The Fall - Reading Article - Grade 8 and Up

Product Description Why Leaves Change Color in The Fall. This resource is suitable for high school students as well as strong middle school students. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application, and open-ended varieties. No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site), and you're all set. **This resource is fully editable for your convenience** This resource covers the following topics: - Green Leaves - Changes in Weather and Lengths of Days - Red Leaves - Tree Species Differences - Color Intensity and Timing - Trees That Don’t Change Color The Problem You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your students' analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
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Biology Science Reading Article Bundle - Grade 5-7

Biology Science Reading Article Bundle - Grade 5-7

Product Description Biology Grade 5-7 Science Reading Article Bundle. Save 40% vs. purchasing each resource individually. This resource contains 5 reading comprehension articles for Grades 5-7 (ages 10-12) students as well as older kids with lower developed learning levels. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Each article highlights and explains key concepts for students’ understanding at a level they can comprehend. Furthermore, each page defines important words or phrases for student reference. Lastly, each reading includes Reading Comprehension questions and answers that test students’ concept understanding (direct from the paper), thinking and connecting, along with optional Extension Questions that challenge students to perform additional work and research outside the paper. No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site), and you’re all set! These resources are fully editable for your convenience and includes: • Genetically Modified Organisms • Heart Attack and Stroke • Laser Eye Surgery • Making Food Using Fermentation • Mosquitoes and the Diseases They Spread NGSS: Elementary School 4 – LS1 – From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes Middle School MS – LS1 - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes MS – LS2 - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics MS – LS4 - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity ------------------------------------------------ The Problem You Face - Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills. The Solution This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to: • introduce your topic • improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills • improve your students' analysis skills • provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace • provide extra credit to students in need • measure your students literacy skills Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away. This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.
TeachWithFergy
Edexcel 9-1 Tracking Document

Edexcel 9-1 Tracking Document

A Spreadsheet for Edexcel 9-1 Science to show progress over time. All Module exams are set up to track progress and have space to show retesting and assessment of historical knowledge and the %Increase in attainment over time,
nikkikent
Edexcel 9-1 Core Practical Tracking Document

Edexcel 9-1 Core Practical Tracking Document

A Spreadsheet to track Core Practicals for Edexcel 9-1 Science The spreadsheet is set up to monitor the Scientific skills and Numeracy skills that are required for each of the practicals in chemistry, biology and physics. Easy to adapt for your students. Can be used for Combined science and Separate sciences. Meets the requirements of the exam board for monitoring.
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EDEXCEL (Salters Nuffield) A-Level Biology Topic 7: Run for your life

EDEXCEL (Salters Nuffield) A-Level Biology Topic 7: Run for your life

This bundle of 12 lesson presentations and associated worksheets covers a lot of the content within Topic 7 (Run for your Life) of the Edexcel (Salters Nuffield) A-Level Biology specification. The lessons cover the following teaching content: The sliding filament theory The overall reaction of aerobic respiration Glycolysis in aerobic and anaerobic respiration The role of the Link Reaction and the Kreb's cycle Lactate and anaerobic respiration The cardiac cycle How heart rate is increased Structure of a muscle fibre Negative and positive feedback Homeostasis and thermoregulation All of the lessons are engaging and contain regular progress checks so that students can assess their understanding. It is estimated that these lessons should cover over 2 months worth of lessons.
GJHeducation
Scientific Method Poster and Anchor Charts

Scientific Method Poster and Anchor Charts

This resource pack contains 24 scientific method vocabulary posters. Each poster has an explanation of the term and a picture or diagram to illustrate the word to the student. Each poster is written in a student friendly voice for easy understanding. These posters make excellent anchor charts and look fantastic on your wall. Words included are: Scientific Method, Hypothesis, Control group, Variables, Problem, Data, materials, Procedure, Observation, Conclusion, Science, Classifying, Fair test, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Zoology, Geology, Geography, Astronomy, Bar chart, Pie chart, Line graph, Stem and leaf. If you would like any words added please contact me and i am happy to do so. Enjoy.
Kiwilander
Investigation planning powerpoint and planning sheet

Investigation planning powerpoint and planning sheet

A template for low/mid ability students to plan investigations. Powerpoint outlines key features of investigations and how to plan for them. The worksheet includes a space for variables, a structured table to complete a risk assessment and a keyword box
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