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Data Analysis Worksheets

Data Analysis Worksheets

This is a set of three worksheets put together for KS3 pupils to practise their data analysis skills. Worksheet 1: pupils are provided with data and asked to produce a graph (1 bar graph, 1 line graph) Worksheet 2: pupils are provided with information about investigations and asked to identify variables and make a prediction Worksheet 3: pupils are given a question to investigate and a list of equipment and asked to write a method Easily adaptable for different levels, suitable for year 7 or 8 and could also be used with lower KS4 groups.
Donber1
Energy Calculations (AQA 9-1 Topic 1)

Energy Calculations (AQA 9-1 Topic 1)

A worksheet for pupils to practice recalling and using equations. Best used at the end of the topic when all the content has been taught, as all equations from the topic are required. Starts by recalling units and equations, then asks pupils to apply them to exam style calculation questions. The calculations increase in difficulty down the sheet and are asked at random as they would be in an exam, rather than just repeating one calculation Answers are provided.
jkitchiner
Science Skills | Intro to Science | Intro to Physics | Graphical Skills | Practical Skills

Science Skills | Intro to Science | Intro to Physics | Graphical Skills | Practical Skills

**4 to 5 lessons ** Topic: Working scientifically / graphs / handling data / introduction to physics Level: key stage 3, key stage 4 Here is a bundle of resources that I used as an introduction to science, particularly physics, for my year 9 class. They will learn the necessary skills to plot a graph and handle experimental data. A practical lesson is included. They are great as “ice breaker” activities for new classes, as well. For example, there is a “little red riding hood” graph plotting activity in which I ask a student to tell the story of little red riding hood. The students then plot a graph of little red riding hood’s happiness throughout her journey. The instructions are deliberately arbitrary so that the class can compare and discuss the graphs that they have plotted afterwards, identifying their errors. Resources: 1. Powerpoint slides: 3 sets of powerpoint slides, each compatible with a set of worksheets. Slides contain information and tasks for pupils. 1 set of powerpoint slides for a practical lesson. 2. Notes (editable documents) for pupils: Use 3 sets of documents as worksheets or handouts. Pupils can take notes during lesson or complete tasks in this editable document. Hope this resource is helpful for you. Please do let me know if there’s any suggestions for improvement. I aim to upload more lessons following this topic. Enjoy!
TeamScienceUK
Averages: Mean, Median, Mode and Range Crossword (with answers)

Averages: Mean, Median, Mode and Range Crossword (with answers)

Suitable for KS3 in maths or science when covering averages and rage. Students engage well with this and shows their understanding for the different averages. Suitable as a starter or revision activity. I have used with mid ability year 7 and 8, and it was a popular activity with both classes and created a competitive atmosphere to show who could be the first to finish.
mba10rd
Imaging in Science

Imaging in Science

We are surrounded by images. Scientific imaging helps prepare the way for discoveries and breakthroughs in medicine, biology, chemistry and astronomy as well as many other disciplines. Many developments in imaging methods, such as microscopy, telescopy, x-ray technology, MRI, and CT, have been awarded with Nobel Prizes. This film introduces its viewer into major scientific imaging methods with lecture snippets by Nobel Laureates John Mather, Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and Allan Cormack.
Pat_Edema
Neutrinos

Neutrinos

Neutrinos are electrically neutral and the mass of the neutrino is tiny. As they travel through the universe they interact extremely rarely with other particles. What are the methods for detecting neutrinos and what meaning has its detection for the Standard Model of particle physics? This video gives detailed insight into the basics of neutrino research with lecture snippets of Nobel Laureates Rudolf Mössbauer, Masatoshi Koshiba und David Gross.
Pat_Edema
Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves

Gravitational waves are small distortions, or ripples, in the fabric of spacetime. They have been discovered for the first time after scientists managed to observe the warping of spacetime caused by the collision of two black holes over a billion years ago. In 2015, both Advanced LIGO detectors in the USA made the first direct measurement of gravitational waves. This film introduces to the causes and detection of gravitational waves with lecture snippets of Nobel Laureates Brian Schmidt, Willis Lamb und John Mather.
Pat_Edema
STEM club Practical Challenges Collection

STEM club Practical Challenges Collection

A collection of STEM themed practical based challenges that can be used in STEM/Science clubs or for fun science lessons. Each activity includes a lesson plan with equipment list and instructions and a colourful student sheet. Activities include Army men launchers Labyrinth Game Bungee Barbie/Bungee Action Man Foosball Table Challenge Jacks Golden Egg Delivery Service Marble Runs Newspaper Shoes
marissa03
GCSE Combined Science - Physics Homework Sheets for all topics

GCSE Combined Science - Physics Homework Sheets for all topics

Homework Sheets based on the ‘noughts and crosses’ format for GCSE Combined Science - Physics. This includes topic on: Motion, Forces and Motion, Conservation of Energy, Waves, Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum, Radioactivity, Energy - Forces Doing Work, Forces and their Effects, Electricity and Circuits, Magnetism and the Motor Effect, Electromagnetic Induction, Particle Model and finally Forces and Matter
JGlo
How to Become a Nobel Laureate

How to Become a Nobel Laureate

Advises of Nobel Laureates Harry Kroto, Werner Heisenberg, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi and Peter Agre to successfully master the traps of a Nobel Laureate’s scientific career guide you through our Mini Lecture “How to become a Nobel Laureate”.
Pat_Edema
X-Ray Crystallography

X-Ray Crystallography

This Mini Lecture explains the method of X-ray crystallography for elucidating the structure of molecules. It enables scientists to decipher the structure of important and complex biochemical molecules and helps them to understand their function. Starting from the x-ray diffraction by crystal lattices, first described by the physicist Max von Laue, to the decoding of the most complex molecular structures, this Mini Lecture illuminates the history of the X-ray analysis.
Pat_Edema
Werner Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg

For him, the smallest particles were the greatest - Werner Heisenberg, one of the founders of quantum mechanics. But who was this man ‘a genius and controversial figure’ who decisively influenced the course of physics in the 20th century? This Mini Lecture provides a detailed view on the life and work of this eminent physicist.
Pat_Edema
The Future

The Future

What will the future bring? Since the dawn of history this question has exerted an incredible fascination. Laureates of various disciplines discuss the basic challenges of a concerted energy policy.
Pat_Edema
Subatomic Particles

Subatomic Particles

This Mini Lecture explores the smallest building blocks of matter. It introduces to Muray Gell-Man’s quark model, the Higgs mechanism named after British physicist Peter Higgs as well as the experiments done at the research center CERN.
Pat_Edema
Science, Ethics and Society

Science, Ethics and Society

This Mini Lecture deals with question of the socio-political responsibility of science with lecture snippets of Nobel Laureates Roald Hoffmann, Dickinson Richards, Werner Forssmann, and Christian de Duve.
Pat_Edema
Quantum Mechanics Part 2

Quantum Mechanics Part 2

Starting with Erwin Schrodinger’s cat paradox the two-part Mini lecture ‘Quantum Mechanics’ introduces to the central, quantum mechanical principles for the analysis of microscopic elementary particles: Max Planck’s black body radiation theory, Einstein’s photoelectric effect, Bohr’s atomic model and the Heisenberg’s matrix mechanics and uncertainty principle. Part two of the Mini Lecture “Quantum Mechanics” discusses Bohr’s atomic model and the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and highlights the validity of both theorems for present-day quantum physics research.
Pat_Edema
Quantum Mechanics Part 1

Quantum Mechanics Part 1

Starting with Erwin Schrodinger’s cat paradox the two-part Mini lecture ‘Quantum Mechanics’ introduces to the central, quantum mechanical principles for the analysis of microscopic elementary particles: Max Planck’s black body radiation theory, Einstein’s photoelectric effect, Bohr’s atomic model and the Heisenberg’s matrix mechanics and uncertainty principle. The first part of the Mini Lecture “Quantum Mechanics” introduces to the beginnings of quantum mechanics: Beginning with Max Planck’s law of black body radiation to Einstein’s photoelectric effect.
Pat_Edema
Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

For more than 60 years, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings have brought together the world’s most famous scientists. This Mini Lecture introduces to the history of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings that took place 1951 in Lindau for the first time.
Pat_Edema
Game Theory

Game Theory

Game theory enables rational insight into the basic principles of social interaction and has therefore become indispensable for economic and social sciences. Whether in politics, sports or medicine, modelling problems as a strategic game helps in decision-making in a variety of fields. With lecture snippets of Reinhard Selten, Robert Aumann and Alvin Roth, this Mini Lecture introduces to the mathematical beginnings of game theory, its socioscientific development and entrepreneurial integration.
Pat_Edema
Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection

Environmental protection is a prerequisite for survival on this planet. This Mini Lecture explores questions of sustainability, environment, energy supply and peace. Lecture snippets of Nobel Laureates Willy Brandt, Frank Sherwood Rowland and Paul Crutzen are presented, who address these issues in their research.
Pat_Edema
Cosmology - Mini Lecture

Cosmology - Mini Lecture

Starting from the Big Bang Theory to the concept of the accelerating expansion of the universe, this Mini Lecture explores the evolutionary origin and development of the universe. Historical as well as up-to-date lecture snippets of the physicists Brian Schmidt, George Smoot and John Mather, all held in Lindau, illustrate the concepts used to analyze the universe.
Pat_Edema
Kinetic energy practical (low ability)

Kinetic energy practical (low ability)

Simple practical to calculate kinetic energy of a person lifting weights, can be used to investigate either mass or velocity. Was created for and used with my bottom set year 9 but could be used with other groups Credit to my head of department for the layout!
gwynngwynn
Gravitational potential practical (low ability)

Gravitational potential practical (low ability)

Simple practical to calculate the change in gravitational potential energy when a ball is dropped at different heights. As an extension, students can also calculate the efficiency of the ball! Was created for and used with my bottom set year 9 but could be adapted for other groups Credit to my head of department for the layout!
gwynngwynn
How Science Works Support cards

How Science Works Support cards

These are support cards that will help students with the: key terms in investigation skills. how to write a method. How top draw a graph and what type of graph How to describe results from line graphs These cards will have sentences starters as well as how to calculate the gradient of graphs.
slaine
NEW AQA PHYSICS GCSE - FORCES - (Full Chapter)

NEW AQA PHYSICS GCSE - FORCES - (Full Chapter)

16 lessons that cover the required course content for ‘FORCES’ from the New AQA GCSE Physics course. Includes: Progress checks Worked examples Activities Multimedia resources Required practicals Summary questions with answers.
Mister_Dawg
NEW AQA PHYSICS GCSE - FORCES - Lesson 13 - Investigating Motion [Required Practical]

NEW AQA PHYSICS GCSE - FORCES - Lesson 13 - Investigating Motion [Required Practical]

Lesson 13 of the new AQA Physics Forces topic. Matches the new specification. Covers investigating motion [required practical]. This lesson looks at different methods of carrying out the required practical for investigating motion and explains the results pupils ‘should’ get. The lesson also provides instructions, example data and results analysis for a method that doesn’t require light gates. Includes progress checks and summary questions (with answers!).
Mister_Dawg
NEW AQA A-Level (Year 2) - Nuclear Physics (Full Section)

NEW AQA A-Level (Year 2) - Nuclear Physics (Full Section)

13 lessons that cover all the content required for ‘Nuclear Physics’ full section from the new AQA A-Level Physics course. All lessons from: Radioactivity Nuclear energy Includes: Course content Worked examples Multimedia powerpoints Exam style questions (with answers).
Mister_Dawg
NEW AQA A-Level (Year 1) - Electricity (Full Section)

NEW AQA A-Level (Year 1) - Electricity (Full Section)

9 lessons that cover all the content required for ‘Electricity’ full section from the new AQA A-Level Physics course. All lessons from: Electric current DC circuits Includes: Course content Worked examples Multimedia powerpoints Exam style questions (with answers).
Mister_Dawg
NEW AQA A-Level (Year 1) - Particles and Radiation (Full Section)

NEW AQA A-Level (Year 1) - Particles and Radiation (Full Section)

16 lessons that cover all the content required for ‘Particles and Radiation’ full section from the new AQA A-Level Physics course. All lessons from: Matter and radiation Quarks and leptons Quantum phenomena Includes: Course content Worked examples Multimedia powerpoints Exam style questions (with answers).
Mister_Dawg