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CB9h Carbon Cycle

CB9h Carbon Cycle

This is an entire lesson aimed at lower ability pupils following the Edexcel 9-1 combined science course. The Edexcel worksheets are required for this lesson.
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CB9g The Water Cycle

CB9g The Water Cycle

This lesson is aimed at lower ability pupils who are following the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Combined course. The Edexcel worksheets are required for this lesson.
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CB9d Parasites and Mutualism

CB9d Parasites and Mutualism

This is a lesson for lower ability pupils who are following the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Science combined course. The edexcel worksheets are needed for this lesson
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CB9c Biotic Factors and Community

CB9c Biotic Factors and Community

This resource is for lower ability pupils doing the 9-1 GCSE Edexcel combined science course. It requires the resources provided by Edexcel for this unit.
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Classification hierarchy

Classification hierarchy

An engaging lesson presentation (34 slides) and associated worksheets that introduces students to classification using the taxonomic levels and teaches them how to name species using the binomial naming system. The students are told about the domain system, as developed by Carl Woese, but then the lesson focuses on showing them the seven levels that come after this. Students are challenged to understand how the levels differ from each other in terms of sharing characteristics. Time is taken to focus on the five kingdoms and links are made to other topics such as prokaryotic cells to test their previous knowledge. Moving forwards, students are shown how the genus and species are used in the binomial naming system before being given lots of opportunities to assess their understanding through questions. This lesson has been written for GCSE students but is suitable for all age ranges
GJHeducation
Phylogeny

Phylogeny

A concise lesson presentation (20 slides) and associated worksheet that guides students through phylogenetic trees and helps them to be able to interpret these diagrams. The lesson begins by stating three key points about the trees which will form the basis of their understanding. Moving forwards, a series of questions with explained answers are used to show how common ancestors in the past can be used to work out which present day organisms are the most closely related. Students are given lots of opportunities to assess their understanding and check that they can explain. This lesson has been written for GCSE but could be used as a recap for those students studying at A-level
GJHeducation
Scientists Questions on Small Creatures

Scientists Questions on Small Creatures

This presentation is a free sample part of a series designed to be used as a starter or plenary in Science lesson. The series of presentations use a consistent format and cover a range of topics which are part of a KS2/3 science curriculum. In each task students are presented with a science based question and are given 6 potential responses. Of these 6 responses 5 are incorrect and 1 is correct. Pupils are challenged to use knowledge and reasoning to identify the correct response. Each presentation contains 12 tasks with hyperlinks embedded throughout. A paper based slide will allow questions to be set as a homework task or provide meaningful work for a cover lesson
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Food chains and webs KS3

Food chains and webs KS3

A fully resourced lesson on food chains and webs, created for the Activate 2 scheme but can be used with any textbooks. Includes a starter, notes, self-assessment task, food web creating task, a discussion question and video about threatening biodiversity, and a plenary question with extra challenge. Lesson is ready to use.
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Fertilisation in plants AS Biology

Fertilisation in plants AS Biology

A fully resourced lesson, created for the Edexcel B specification but suitable for most exam boards. Includes a starter, notes with animations, a labelling task, and exam questions to be peer marked. Lesson is ready to use.
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Communities AQA GCSE Biology

Communities AQA GCSE Biology

A fully resourced lesson on communities, made for AQA specification but suitable for all exam boards. Includes starter task, notes, a card matching activity, exam questions with mark scheme, a keyword game for the plenary, and a homework task with answers. Lesson is fully resourced and ready to use.
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CB6a-b - Photosynthesis and limiting factors

CB6a-b - Photosynthesis and limiting factors

This is a 2 in 1 lesson (due to exam time constraints. The lesson starts by addressing photosynthesis, breaking down the equation. It move on to a hinge point question and then either a lower ability WS or a short grades task. There lesson finishes with a how science works graph exercise an exit ticket.
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