What can chemists learn from nature: KS5 - Organic Pathways

What can chemists learn from nature: KS5 - Organic Pathways

Many of the chemicals we use as drugs, flavourings and perfumes originate from natural sources but often the most economical way of obtaining them is to produce them artificially on an industrial scale. In this activity students find out about the chemical that gives vanilla its popular flavour - vanillin. They analyse the chemical pathway used to make vanillin from benzene and discuss the economic and environmental impacts of its manufacture. Learning outcomes: Students apply knowledge of organic synthesis to the manufacture of an unfamiliar molecule Students evaluate an industrial process. See more at: http://www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/content/what-can-chemists-learn-nature
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What can chemists learn from nature: KS5 - Biology to Technology

What can chemists learn from nature: KS5 - Biology to Technology

In this biochemistry-based activity students consider why many industrial chemical reactions are being catalysed by enzymes. They find out about an important coenzyme, NADH and act in role as industrial chemists by evaluating the different ways of recycling it. The activity gives them an insight into research being carried out at the University of Oxford which brings together concepts from biology and chemistry. Learning outcomes: Students learn why NADH is an important coenzyme. Students consider why using enzymes to catalyse reactions are becoming increasingly important in industry. Students evaluate methods into recycling NADH. See more at: http://www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/content/what-can-chemists-learn-nature
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What can chemists learn from nature: KS4 - Green Vanilla

What can chemists learn from nature: KS4 - Green Vanilla

Many of the chemicals we use as drugs, flavourings and perfumes originate from natural sources but often the most economical way of obtaining them is to produce them artificially on an industrial scale. Scientists at the University of Oxford are researching into how to use enzymes to make these processes as efficient and sustainable as possible. In this activity students find out about the chemical that gives vanilla its popular flavour - vanillin. They evaluate three different ways of producing vanillin artificially and learn about how to evaluate how ‘green’ chemical processes are using the principles of green chemistry. Learning outcomes: Students learn that many chemicals that originate from natural sources can be produced artificially. Students evaluate industrial processes using the principles of green chemistry. See more at: http://www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/content/what-can-chemists-learn-nature
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What can chemists learn from nature: KS3 - Flavour Saver

What can chemists learn from nature: KS3 - Flavour Saver

Many of the chemicals we use as drugs, flavourings and perfumes originate from natural sources but often the most economical way of obtaining them is to produce them artificially on an industrial scale. Scientists at the University of Oxford are researching into how to use enzymes to make these processes as efficient and sustainable as possible. In this activity students find out about the chemical that gives vanilla its popular flavour - vanillin. They evaluate three different ways of producing vanillin artificially and learn about how to use Earth’s resources sustainably. Learning Outcomes Students learn that many chemicals that originate from natural sources can be produced artificially. Students are introduced to the conditions used in industrial processes. Students evaluate industrial processes in terms of sustainability, safety and damage to the environment. See more at: https://www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/content/what-can-chemists-learn-nature
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New GCSE - Chemistry paper 2 flashcards

New GCSE - Chemistry paper 2 flashcards

These flashcards are based on fact recall for Chemistry paper 2. They are aimed at combined science students, but easily adapted for separate science students. They are a great activity for class, homework or extended days. Relevant for both year 10 and year 11 students
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AQA GCSE Chemistry Condensed Revision Notes (Flashcards) Higher Tier (9-1)

AQA GCSE Chemistry Condensed Revision Notes (Flashcards) Higher Tier (9-1)

Excellent PDF (104 pages) which can be used as classprep or handouts before topic tests and exams. These concise revision notes (flashcards) contain all the necessary exam knowledge for GCSE Paper 1 & 2 in a short, easy to memorize form. They break topics down to 1 or 2 pages of what you need to know. Each page covers the key facts, such as definitions and equations, without the distraction of unnecessary information. Created with great care, they include important information specific to exam questions. The paperbacks and eBooks from Dr. C. Boes receive consistently top reviews on Amazon. For more information see: www.alevelchemistryrevsion.co.uk.
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NEW OCR A Yr2 5.2.2 Enthalpy and Entropy Revision

NEW OCR A Yr2 5.2.2 Enthalpy and Entropy Revision

This powerpoint is matched to the NEW A level specification and is designed to summarise the key points for the NEW OCR A Spec point 5.2.2 enthalpy and entropy topic as part of Module 5. This can be used by students on intranet systems and has links to FREE revision videos to back up the content on the powerpoint too.
AlleryTutors
NEW OCR B (Salters) - What's in a Medicine? (WM)

NEW OCR B (Salters) - What's in a Medicine? (WM)

This series of powerpoints is matched to the NEW A level specification and is designed to summarise the key points for the NEW OCR B (Salters) - What’s in a Medicine? (WM). Topics include- Practical and Analytical Techniques Alcohols, Phenols and Functional Groups This can be used by students on intranet systems and has links to FREE revision videos to back up the content on the powerpoint too.
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NEW OCR A Yr2 5.1.3 Acid, Bases and Buffers Revision

NEW OCR A Yr2 5.1.3 Acid, Bases and Buffers Revision

This powerpoint is matched to the NEW A level specification and is designed to summarise the key points for the NEW OCR A Spec point 5.1.3 Acids, Bases and Buffers topic as part of Module 5. This can be used by students on intranet systems and has links to FREE revision videos to back up the content on the powerpoint too.
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NEW OCR A Yr2 5.1.2 How Far? Revision

NEW OCR A Yr2 5.1.2 How Far? Revision

This powerpoint is matched to the NEW A level specification and is designed to summarise the key points for the NEW OCR A Spec point 5.1.2 how far topic as part of Module 5. This can be used by students on intranet systems and has links to FREE revision videos to back up the content on the powerpoint too.
AlleryTutors
AQA Trilogy Combined Science Chemistry - Key Facts Recall Revision

AQA Trilogy Combined Science Chemistry - Key Facts Recall Revision

Key facts that students need to remember for AQA Combined Science Trilogy Chemistry Specification. The first slide shows the questions and the answers. I plan to give them to students as homework to learn. Then in the following 5-10 lessons they will get the same questions over and over again to help (or even force) them to try and remember them. The following slides are therefore just the same questions mixed up. I plan to just project them on the screen to save printing. I think this is the same as knowledge organisers. I just couldn’t find any that didn’t seem to have too much on for my students as I don’t want it to put them off. There is a tracker if you want to use it. The cells will change colour depending on if a student has improved, stayed the same ot got worse. Physics ones are also available to download
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NEW GCSE AQA Science Required Practical Booklets 9-1

NEW GCSE AQA Science Required Practical Booklets 9-1

These student friendly handbooks are for the NEW AQA (9-1) Chemistry GCSE . These follow a similar layout and pattern I have used for the free revision and paid revision mats from my shop. All required practicals from each science has 2 booklets for each exam for AQA. Samples of the booklets can be found using the following link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/sample-new-aqa-science-required-practical-handbook-9-1-11945258 These include a how to guide for each practical, practical information and questions regarding the methods and techniques used in each practical. There is also graph paper included in this booklet. References for the ‘working scientifically’, ‘mathematical skills’ and ‘apparatus and techniques’ requirements for each practical. Biology: Paper 1 booklet: Microscopy Microbiology (Biology) Osmosis Food Tests Enzymes Photosynthesis Paper 2 booklet: Reaction Time Plant Responses (Biology) Field Investigation (Quadrats) Field Investigation (Transects) Decay (Biology) Chemistry: Paper 1 booklet: Making Salts Neutralisation (Chemistry Electrolysis Temperature Change Paper 2 booklet: Rates of Reaction Chromatography Identifying Ions (Chemistry) Water Purification Physics: Paper 1 booklet: Specific Heat Capacity Thermal Insulation (Physics) Resistance I-V Characteristics Density Paper 2 booklet: Force and Extension Acceleration Waves Light (Physics) Radiation and Absorption I have not included exam questions for copyright reasons, so exam questions would make this booklet even better (use exampro for this). Hope these booklets are useful and please edit as much as you like to fit your need.
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NEW AQA Chemistry Required Practical Handbook 9-1

NEW AQA Chemistry Required Practical Handbook 9-1

These student friendly handbooks are for the NEW AQA (9-1) Chemistry GCSE . These follow a similar layout and pattern I have used for the free revision and paid revision mats from my shop. Samples of these booklets can be found using the following link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/sample-new-aqa-science-required-practical-handbook-9-1-11945258 These include a how to guide for each practical, practical information and questions regarding the methods and techniques used in each practical. There is also graph paper included in this booklet. References for the ‘working scientifically’, ‘mathematical skills’ and ‘apparatus and techniques’ requirements for each practical. Paper 1 booklet: Making Salts Neutralisation (Chemistry Electrolysis Temperature Change Paper 2 booklet: Rates of Reaction Chromatography Identifying Ions (Chemistry) Water Purification I have not included exam questions for copyright reasons, so exam questions would make this booklet even better (use exampro for this). I have also created a bundle that contains all the required practicals for each subject and can be found using the link below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-gcse-aqa-science-required-practical-booklets-9-1-11945151
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Ice Age Critical Evaluation

Ice Age Critical Evaluation

KS3 or KS4 science. Can be used as part of the atmosphere or pollution topic. Main focus is on the skill of critical evaluation and application of knowledge in preparation for AO2 GCSE skill.
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Extended writing question and marking grid- Hydrogen fuel cells

Extended writing question and marking grid- Hydrogen fuel cells

This is a past paper extended writing question for GCSE Chemistry with a marking grid feedback sheet. The marking grid has a space to write what went wells (WWW) and even better Ifs. The grid also contains a SPAG section where the students can be given a grade for the level of SPAG that they have used, and a suggested way of improving their SPAG. The levelled answers are to act as a mark scheme/ model answer. This makes marking specific to the students and provides consistency and saves time. Student feedback from using this model of assessment has been very positive.
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Renewable and non-renewable energy, generating electricty and the environmental costs

Renewable and non-renewable energy, generating electricty and the environmental costs

Unit of work i have put together for my Grade 7 class (12 - 13yrs) prior to teaching them electrical circuits. There is a lot of information on global warming and acid rain and includes a case study for pupils to investigate the pros and cons of owning an electric vehicle. I have used some info graphics and a few worksheets I have downloaded from resources listed here. Otherwise the material is original.
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AQA Trilogy Water Purification Required Practical

AQA Trilogy Water Purification Required Practical

A powerpoint summarising the Water Purification Required Practical for the new 2018 AQA Trilogy Specification. Powerpoint includes; working scientifically assessments, Apparatus &Technique skills, Method and Graph.
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C14.2 Water safe to drink

C14.2 Water safe to drink

AQA GCSE Sciences (9-1) Chemistry: C14 The Earth’s resources Lesson 2: C14.2 Water safe to drink Based on the Kerboodle Resources The AQA Kerboodle worksheet are not included so as to be acting within the TES code of conduct.
Lagoondry
C14.1 Finite and renewable

C14.1 Finite and renewable

AQA GCSE Sciences (9-1) Chemistry: C14 The Earth’s resources Lesson 1: C14.1 Finite and renewable Based on the Kerboodle Resources The AQA Kerboodle worksheet are not included so as to be acting within the TES code of conduct.
Lagoondry
C13.5 Atmospheric pollutants

C13.5 Atmospheric pollutants

AQA GCSE Sciences (9-1) Chemistry: C13 The Earth’s atmosphere Lesson 5: C13.5 Atmospheric pollutants Based on the Kerboodle Resources The AQA Kerboodle worksheet are not included so as to be acting within the TES code of conduct.
Lagoondry
C13.4 Global climate change

C13.4 Global climate change

AQA GCSE Sciences (9-1) Chemistry: C13 The Earth’s atmosphere Lesson 4: C13.4 Global climate change Based on the Kerboodle Resources The AQA Kerboodle worksheet are not included so as to be acting within the TES code of conduct.
Lagoondry
C13.3 Greenhouse gases

C13.3 Greenhouse gases

AQA GCSE Sciences (9-1) Chemistry: C13 The Earth’s atmosphere Lesson 3: C13.3 Greenhouse gases Based on the Kerboodle Resources The AQA Kerboodle worksheet are not included so as to be acting within the TES code of conduct.
Lagoondry
C13.2 Our evolving atmosphere

C13.2 Our evolving atmosphere

AQA GCSE Sciences (9-1) Chemistry: C13 The Earth’s atmosphere Lesson 2: C13.2 Our evolving atmosphere Based on the Kerboodle Resources The AQA Kerboodle worksheet are not included so as to be acting within the TES code of conduct.
Lagoondry
C13.1 History of our atmosphere

C13.1 History of our atmosphere

AQA GCSE Sciences (9-1) Chemistry: C13 The Earth’s atmosphere Lesson 1: C13.1 History of our atmosphere Based on the Kerboodle Resources The AQA Kerboodle worksheet are not included so as to be acting within the TES code of conduct.
Lagoondry
A-Level Chemistry - Period 3 Oxides

A-Level Chemistry - Period 3 Oxides

Topic powerpoint for A level chemistry topic: Period 3 Oxides. Produced for AQA 3.2.4, however adaptable for other boards OCR / Edexcel. Good for revision purposes too. Included is a set of exam questions for this topic from PhysicsandMathsTutor.
aewood1993
A-Level Chemistry - Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

A-Level Chemistry - Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

Powerpoint slide lessons A Level chemistry - Carboxylic acids and derivatives - i.e. Esters, Acylation etc. Specifically for AQA 3.3.9, however easily adaptable for other exam boards. Very useful for revision. Also included is a couple sets of exam questions from PhysicsandMathsTutor.
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