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Consumption: Need or Want?

Consumption: Need or Want?

Students will think about what they encounter and consume in their day-to-day lives, and think about those things in terms of whether they fulfill a ‘need’ or a ‘want’. Students create a list of consumables and categorise them as needs or wants, then make a list of their own needs and wants.
TheTeachersFriend
Understanding Your Ecological Footprint

Understanding Your Ecological Footprint

Students will investigate what an ecological footprint is by using an online activity that calculates their ecological footprint. Students will then think about what actions they can take to reduce their footprint. They’ll understand what an ecological footprint is, know how to use an online tool to calculate their own ecological footprint and be able to list actions they can take to reduce their ecological footprint.
TheTeachersFriend
Getting Fat Poem Game and Sugar Quiz

Getting Fat Poem Game and Sugar Quiz

Parent/child. Fun poem game and quiz to create awareness about getting fat and consuming too much sugar. Play the poem game by filling in the missing, rhyming words from a list, then play the quiz which includes 9 multiple choice questions and a hand-drawn character.
lilybass
Adventures with Dippy - Dorset: Jurassic forest

Adventures with Dippy - Dorset: Jurassic forest

**Objective: **Use imagination and creative skills to recreate lost worlds. Learning outcomes Children will: learn the names of more than two living things in their local and wider environment (Science: The world around us) be able to identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants (Science) understand the life cycle of flowering plants (Science) be able to describe the life processes of reproduction in some plants (Science) apply multiplication (Mathematics) The resources are designed to complement Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure. There are eight episodes, all relating to the stops on Dippy’s journey. Each considers a different theme with clear links to the national curriculum for 7- to 11-year-olds across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The resources can be used individually and in any order. Each challenge begins with a postcard from an expert scientist, curator or researcher. At the end of each episode pupils can email their findings to Dippy’s team, and will receive a reply. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Adventures with Dippy - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 7-11s

Adventures with Dippy - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 7-11s

Aimed at children aged 7-11, our lesson outlines and learning resources will take children on a natural history adventure with Dippy, whether or not they visit him during his tour. There are eight episodes, all relating to the stops on Dippy’s journey. Each considers a different theme with clear links to the national curriculum for 7- to 11-year-olds across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The resources can be used individually and in any order. Each challenge begins with a postcard from an expert scientist, curator or researcher. At the end of each episode pupils can email their findings to Dippy’s team, and will receive a reply. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
The Winter Paralympics - PyeongChang 2018 - 60 Slide Lesson / Assembly Presentation

The Winter Paralympics - PyeongChang 2018 - 60 Slide Lesson / Assembly Presentation

This resource contains a fully editable, 60-slide PowerPoint presentation on the Winter Paralympics taking place from 9th to 19th March at PyeongChang, Korea. The PowerPoint makes reference to The History of the Winter Paralympics The Winter Paralympic Events Team GB’s performance at Sochi PyeongChang 2018 venues and stadiums The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic mascot Members of Great Britain’s Paralympic team. The presentation includes hyperlinks to the spirit of Paralympics, what it is like to ski when virtually blind; a preview of PyeongChang; the events taking place at the Games - Alpine skiing, Biathlon, Cross-Country, Ice-hockey, Snowboarding and Wheelchair Curling and interviews with some members of Team GB. Thinking of becoming an author and publishing your own resources. Check out this step-by-step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here
Krazikas
Tracking Assessments

Tracking Assessments

Assessment tracker in a spreadsheet, with formulas that provide the average for each student and average for each test. there is also a section for 2 past papers, that provides analysis using formulas, based on a students expected grade (9-1 grading). Perfect for parents evenings and for meetings with SLT. clearly shows the achievements of each student. document attached that contains a tracker that can be cut out and stuck on folders to give students a physical idea of how they have done over time in assessments.
brettjoynson1988
4 Part Lesson Ideas

4 Part Lesson Ideas

4 PPTs that each have a huge variety of ideas for each part of the 4 part lesson (connect, activate, demonstrate, consolidate). Can be used by all subjects and are used to promote variety and engagement in lessons. incredibly successful within my department.
brettjoynson1988
INTERNET SAFETY TIPS

INTERNET SAFETY TIPS

SINGLE PAGE ACTIVITY IN WORD. PERFECT FOR INTRODUCING THE TOPIC OF INTERNET SAFETY. PUPILS HAVE TO SELECT FILL IN THE CORRECT WORD FROM A LIST AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE. GREAT FOR PAIR AND GROUP WORKING.
tesmny
Mother's Day Assembly - 11th March 2018 -  Suitable for Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 pupils.

Mother's Day Assembly - 11th March 2018 - Suitable for Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 pupils.

Many of us will be celebrating Mother’s Day by giving cards and gifts. The total spend across the UK is around £1.4 billion; big business. But what is the story behind this special day and why is it that so many of our mums mysteriously have so much in common? This age-appropriate, light-hearted presentation looks at the history of Mothering Sunday and identifies popular ‘mum phrases’. It will have your pupils giggling as they recognise that, ‘my mum says that!’ This pack will save you hours of prep time. It comprises of a 31-slide power-point presentation with detailed presentation notes, a music accompaniment and a prayer for mothers. The presentation can be used in a number of ways; • for a school assembly • as a loop on the school’s visual display system • as part of a lesson.
Newtonlab