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DNA, evolution, peer review and collaboration. Complete KS3 Biology lesson.

DNA, evolution, peer review and collaboration. Complete KS3 Biology lesson.

Complete and ready to use high quality KS3 Biology lesson. All resources are included in this excellent lesson, there is nothing for you to do but deliver it ! STUDENTS WILL LEARN TO: 1) Describe the structure of DNA. 2) Describe how scientists worked together to discover the structure of DNA. 3) Name the father of the theory of evolution. 4) Explain what evolution is. 5) Understand peer review and how scientists collaborate. STARTER Pupils start the lessons by working together to work out what today’s lesson is about. This leads the pupils to think about the Los and self-assess against their current understanding of this topic and undertake a scientific literacy activity. MAIN and MAIN and MAIN.... This lesson is 'chunked' into discrete sections to support learning and create positive behaviour by keeping students interested and focused. There is a very good variety of interesting student activities such as: up and about, gap fill, numeracy, literacy activities, quiz questions, video, recall, think/pair/share, questions with answers, long answer question, self-assessment and peer assessment opportunities etc etc. PLENARY Learners self assess and reflect on their progress against the lesson outcomes. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES A good variety of extension activities are provided just in case any group you teach requires them. Thank you for looking, this lesson will save you a huge amount of time and effort. If you choose to buy, your positive feedback on tes would be very much appreciated :) Other Barclayfox lessons in this series: 0. Bundle – contains all lessons (if available, not all series are bundled). 1. Vaccinations – lesson 1. (Vaccinations, immunity and Edward Jenner) 2. Vaccinations – lesson 2. (Advantages & disadvantages of vaccinations, how pathogens spread etc) 3. Antibiotics - lesson 1. (Medicines, Fleming, penicillin and selecting an appropriate antibiotic) 4. Antibiotics - lesson 2. (Antibiotic resistance, super bugs, MRSA, resistant bacteria) 5. DNA & Darwin & evolution & Peer review. (Discovery of the structure of DNA, evolution etc) 6. Preventing extinction. (Preventing extinction, conservation, seed banks, captive breeding etc) 7. Revision lesson. (Vaccines, antibiotics, DNA, Evolution, extinction etc) Happy teaching ! Barclayfox. Search Words: DNA, genes, genetics, characteristics, Darwin, evolution, survival of the fittest, Peer review, collaboration etc
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Emergency Services Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords KS4 Settler Starter Cover Lesson First Aid

Emergency Services Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords KS4 Settler Starter Cover Lesson First Aid

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Emergency Services'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
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Allergies Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords KS4 Settler Starter Cover Lesson Biology PSHE Food

Allergies Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords KS4 Settler Starter Cover Lesson Biology PSHE Food

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Allergies'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
GCSE PE OCR - 5.1 Health, Fitness and Well-Being

GCSE PE OCR - 5.1 Health, Fitness and Well-Being

This detailed resource pack has been designed and differentiated to suit all learner needs alongside the OCR specification, it can, however, be easily modified to suit all exam boards. This pack focuses upon Health, Fitness and Well-Being and the impact this has on physical activity and sport. This packs includes: - 5.1 Specification header sheet for pupil assessment - 5.1 Detailed lesson PowerPoint scheme of work - 5.1 Pupil worksheets - 5.1Teacher and pupil resources
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Urinary System Lapbook

Urinary System Lapbook

Understanding how your body works will help to keep you healthy. While creating this 2-folder Lapbook, you will learn all about your urinary system. Includes a complete Study Guide, all instructions, and all templates. Written for 2nd to 6th grade, but could easily be adapted for younger or older students. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
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Skeletal System Lapbook

Skeletal System Lapbook

The human skeleton is pretty fascinating. Think about it: What would you look like without your bones? you wouldn't be able to move! In this Lapbook and complete Study Guide, you will learn about the amazing skeletal system and reate this 3-folder Lapbook to show your work. All instructions and resources included! This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
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Respiratory System Lapbook

Respiratory System Lapbook

Breathing is probably something you haven’t given too much thought to. But how does all this happen? How does air get from outside your body down to all of the tiny little cells that make up the tissues in your body that need oxygen in order to stay alive? Take this fun adventure through the Respiratory System, and create a 3-folder Lapbook.Completely comprehensive Study Guide included! Designed for K-8th Grades. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
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Nervous System Lapbook

Nervous System Lapbook

Your nervous system is fascinating and has many different parts. Some parts operate without you giving conscious thought, such as your heart beathing, while other parts you can control. Come on a journey through your nervous system, and learn the basics with us! A complete Study Guide is included, as well as all of the booklet templates and instrucitons. You will create a 2-folder Lapbooks as you work through this exciting study. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
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Muscular System Lapbook

Muscular System Lapbook

Without your muscles, you couldn't survive! Have fun studying the muscular system while you create a 2-folder Lapbook.Complete Study Guide included, as well as all instructions and templates. Designed for 2nd to 6th grade, but could easily be adapted for younger or older students. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
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Lymphatic & Immune Systems Lapbook

Lymphatic & Immune Systems Lapbook

The lymphatic and immune systems are separate and distinct. However, their functions complement each other, so they are studied together in this fun, hands-on journey through a 2-folder Lapbook.Complete Study Guide included. All instructions and templates provided. Designed for 2nd - 6th grade but could easily be used with older students. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
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PEOPLE WHO HELP US topic pack- school, emergency services, fire fighters

PEOPLE WHO HELP US topic pack- school, emergency services, fire fighters

The pack contains: 1- A long colourful display banner 2- Word picture cards with different people who help us, vehicles they use and equipment they use 3- Topic words on display cards 4- A display border with pictures of different people who help us- this can be printed as many times as you need for a display board of any size 5- An A4 word mat with words and pictures 6- A number line 7- A picture bingo game 8- Writing sheets to write about the different people and how they help us 9- Writing sheets 10- A Power Point about different people who help us and how they help 11- A set of cards with equipment used by different people to match to the people 12- A set of hat matching cards to match to the different people 13- Worksheets to draw and write about different people who help us and how they help us 14- Photographs of people who help us and the equipment and vehicles they use 15- Maths counting mats from 1-10 16- Stick puppets to make 17- Colour masks to make 18- An alphabet line on people 19- A set of themed play dough mats 20- Description matching cards to match to the correct person 21- Question cards 22- Two wordsearches 23- A set of speech bubble worksheets to write what each person is saying about how they help us 24- 'Our Visitor' worksheet to fill in after a class visit from somebody who helps us such a police officer etc 25- Colouring pictures 26- A board game where children have to say how the person helps us or who uses the equipment or vehicle- a great game for discussion The Emergency Services A Power Point about the emergency services and how the different people help us A number rhyme set with rhyme card and props and masks 'Five Little Firemen' A themed writing card An alphabet line on emergency vehicles Worksheets about the different services and the equipment and vehicles used Themed wordsearches Label the uniform worksheets Writing worksheets Dot to dot maths sheets A number line on hats and helmets People who help us at school A Power Point about the different people at school who help us and what they do A writing mat Topic word cards about the different people and what they do Writing worksheets Themed wordsearches Various worksheets to write and draw about the different people and the equipment they might use People who help us to keep healthy A Power Point about people who help us to keep healthy such as nurses, doctors and dentists Cut and stick activity to sort the equipment used by a doctor A writing mat Themed wordsearches A number line on teeth Various writing worksheets Sorting pictures to sort the food and drink which are good and bad for your teeth
robbyn
Year 2 Reading Comprehension Mega-Bundle - Science

Year 2 Reading Comprehension Mega-Bundle - Science

***Fantastic Value*** A huge bundle of 17 non-fiction SATs style reading comprehensions for year 2. The bundle covers the entire Science curriculum for year 2, so is perfect for cross-curricular learning. Each comprehension booklet has three differentiated levels and includes answers. They are all based on the SATs reading papers from recent years. The following are included: Inventors of materials Materials and forces Properties of materials Plants Staying healthy Basic needs for survival How animals change as they grow Habitats Microhabitats The ocean The seashore Woodlands Rainforest animals Food chains Minibeasts Reptiles
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