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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
Transfers in food chains, energy loss, pyramids of numbers and biomass, bioaccumulation, pesticides.

Transfers in food chains, energy loss, pyramids of numbers and biomass, bioaccumulation, pesticides.

A complete, and ready to deliver, high quality KS3 lesson from Barclayfox. (For USA - this lesson is for use between 6th to 8th grade). This is a complete lesson from start to end, you do not need to spend many hours carefully planning, creating, resourcing and improving this lesson after each use. I have already spent those hours preparing this lesson for my students and improving it over many years. This is a very high quality lesson. There is nothing for you to do but give it a quick look through and familiarise yourself with it. Lesson objectives: * Represent food chains using Pyramids of numbers. * Describe how energy is lost as it transfers down the food chain. * Calculate biomass and create pyramids of biomass. * Explain bioaccumulation of pesticides and the effect. This carefully crafted lesson is over 30 slides long, and is full of these learning activities: * Notes to help the teacher. * Starter - complete the food web. * Starter - simple task where students self-assess against the objectives. * Matching game - answers are provided. * Role play - spread of pesticides up the food chain. * Questions – all answers are provided. * Peer marking & Self marking opportunities * Up and about activity - role play * Theory slides (carefully sculpted, interspaced with learning activities, not ‘death by powerpoint’). * Activity sheet - with answers - simply print it off for each student if required. * Play ball opportunities * Video clip links - several (carefully selected – this alone can save you 20+ minutes of searching). * Paired work activities – all answers are provided. * Homework - optional / at your discretion using the activity sheet. * Scientific Literacy activity. * Scientific Numeracy activity * SMSC opportunity - use of pesticides & effect on organisms. * Student self-assessment versus objectives activity – so learners can judge for themselves how much they have learnt. * Extension activities – just in case additional activities are required. As teachers we all work ridiculously long hours each week. Give yourself a break, spend some life with your friends and family by purchasing more lessons created by “Barclayfox” once they appear on TES. Please note: when searching for resources please type barclayfox into the search engine and it will show you all our resources. Please purchase this lesson, and leave a positive review. This lesson is part of a series, whilst they all work very well as standalone individual lessons you may wish to buy others from the series: 0. Bundles – contain all of these lessons at a discounted price. 1. Variation 2 to 6 - please see inside the powerpoint for the list Thank you, and happy teaching! Yours, Barclayfox
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Drugs (IGCSE)

Drugs (IGCSE)

Lesson companion for IGCSE Drugs unit ppt added for reference Contact if answers required.
keenu08
Coordination and response (IGCSE)

Coordination and response (IGCSE)

Lesson companions that I created for my Y 10 to help with the coordination unit IGCSE (includes nervous system, Homeostasis, Tropism) Powerpoint added for reference. if answers need please contact :) Please note the Tropism in plants ppt is taken from the slideshare user ( not mine) Just adding that as I use it in class.
keenu08
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.
TeachWithFergy
Guide Lines for Core Practical 11 - Investigating the Light Dependent Stage of PS - Activity 5.5

Guide Lines for Core Practical 11 - Investigating the Light Dependent Stage of PS - Activity 5.5

This is a guideline to help students write up their report and teachers to create the perfect answer key. It contains the following: 1. Basic information on photosynthesis and on Hills reaction 2. Planning and Experimental Design 3. Health and Safety 4. Make a plan 5. Perform the experiment 6. Analysis and interpretation of data 7. Conclusion and evaluation 8. Write the report! 9. Sample of Data (Analysis and Explanations) 10. Answers to questions given by Pearson regarding the practical. Enjoy
BiologyALevelTutor
Conservation and sustainability (Galapagos study)

Conservation and sustainability (Galapagos study)

Explore conservation and biodiversity, and consider why the Galapagos is so biodiverse. Using a case study from the Islands and other examples, students will have the opportunity to investigate conservation initiatives and their implications on stakeholders. Suitable for KS3. Linked to current National Curriculum. You can find more plans and activities on the Discovering Galapagos website.
Discovering_Galapagos
Ecosystem Review Test

Ecosystem Review Test

This worksheet helps to consolidate learners' knowledge on common definitions from the ecosystem topic and manipulation of food webs and comprehension of them
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