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AQA Biology for Trilogy 8464 revision summary for both exam papers

AQA Biology for Trilogy 8464 revision summary for both exam papers

This resource is a summary of all of the Biology component of the Trilogy 8464 specification, first examined in 2018. It consists of 125 slides, which cover the specification in note form, with illustrations and diagrams to assist in interpreting and memorising the details of these topics. It is intended as a revision resource or topic summary and is fully editable for class use.
johnmarks
AQA Biology 8461 revision summary for both exam papers

AQA Biology 8461 revision summary for both exam papers

This resource is a summary of all of the Biology 8461 specification, first examined in 2018. It consists of 147 slides, which cover the topics in note form, with illustrations and diagrams to assist in interpreting and memorising the details of these topics. It is intended as a revision resource or topic summary and is fully editable for class use.
johnmarks
AQA Biology 8461 revision summary for paper 2

AQA Biology 8461 revision summary for paper 2

This resource is a summary of the second 4 topics of the Biology 8461 specification, first examined in Paper 2 of 2018. It consists of 97 slides, which cover the topics in note form, with illustrations and diagrams to assist in interpreting and memorising the details of these topics. It is intended as a revision resource or topic summary and is fully editable for class use.
johnmarks
AQA Biology 8461 revision summary for paper 1

AQA Biology 8461 revision summary for paper 1

This resource is a summary of the first 4 topics of the Biology 8461 specification, first examined in Paper 1 of 2018. It consists of 51 slides, which cover the specification in note form, with illustrations and diagrams to assist in interpreting and memorising the details of these topics. It is intended as a revision resource or topic summary and is fully editable for class use.
johnmarks
What is Genetic Engineering? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

What is Genetic Engineering? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text explores the controversial theme of genetic engineering, its applications as well as its possible adverse effects and benefits. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a definitions match and a fun crossword. This worksheet can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
AQA Biology for Trilogy 8464 revision summary for paper 2

AQA Biology for Trilogy 8464 revision summary for paper 2

This resource is a summary of the second 4 Biology topics of the Trilogy 8464 specification, first examined in Paper 2 of 2018. It consists of 75 slides, which cover the topics in note form, with illustrations and diagrams to assist in interpreting and memorising the details of these topics. It is intended as a revision resource or topic summary and is fully editable for class use.
johnmarks
AQA Biology for Trilogy 8464 revision summary for paper 1

AQA Biology for Trilogy 8464 revision summary for paper 1

This resource is a summary of the first 4 Biology topics of the Trilogy 8464 specification, first examined in Paper 1 of 2018. It consists of 51 slides, which cover the topics in note form, with illustrations and diagrams to assist in interpreting and memorising the details of these topics. It is intended as a revision resource or topic summary and is fully editable for class use.
johnmarks
New spec required practical exam style questions for triple, combined and synergy courses

New spec required practical exam style questions for triple, combined and synergy courses

Suitable for all exam boards I have tried to base questions around the type of questions that may come up in exams: method descriptions, method improvement, reliability, calculations, etc. concept revision slides and suggested answers are included. timing for whole resource: easily 45 minutes to one hour eaqch resource differentiation: all to higher and foundation/easier levels Good for: revision, homeworks, cover lessons, absent students, exam technique lessons, plenaries or starters
LawrenceL
Triple part of Biology required practical exam style questions (both higher and foundation tiers)

Triple part of Biology required practical exam style questions (both higher and foundation tiers)

Suitable for all exam boards I have tried to base questions around the type of questions that may come up in exams: method descriptions, method improvement, reliability, calculations, etc. concept revision slides and suggested answers are included. differentiation: to higher and foundation/easier levels timing for whole resource: easily 45 minutes Good for: revision, homeworks, cover lessons, absent students, exam technique lessons, plenaries or starters
LawrenceL
Frog killing fungus - the amphibian plague

Frog killing fungus - the amphibian plague

Interview with Professor Matthew Fisher (Imperial College, London) about his research on the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis that causes the often lethal disease, Chytridiomycosis in amphibians. Images of dead frogs and video of living frogs and tadpoles. Download a transcript of the interview here: http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/files/5914/6348/0796/Matthew_Fisher_interview_Imperial_Fungi_Frogs.pdf UAR interviewed Matthew Fisher of Imperial University London about his work on the fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) currently devastating amphibian species around the world. Matthew and his team have been the first to successfully treat infected frogs and their tadpoles. They ‘cured’ individual midwife toads (Alytes obstetricans) with a dilute solution of a fungicide Itraconazole and after cleaning their habitat in the mountains of Majorca were able to re-introduce the species where they had previously become locally extinct. This is the first time amphibians have been successfully re-introduced following an outbreak of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. While this method is not an answer to removing the fungus from the wider environment it does make it possible for people to remove threatened species into captivity and maintain them in ‘arks’ until their descendants can be returned to the wild. Read more here: http://www.britannica.com/topic/Bd-The-Amphibian-Plague-2037002 Download a transcript of the interview here: http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/files/5914/6348/0796/Matthew_Fisher_interview_Imperial_Fungi_Frogs.pdf The killer fungus came from Korea: http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/killer-fungus-comes-from-korea/ References Bosch J, Sanchez-Tomé E, Fernández-Loras A, Oliver JA, Fisher MC, Garner TWJ. (2015) Successful elimination of a lethal wildlife infectious disease in nature. Biology Letters. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0874 Fisher MC, Henk DA, Briggs C, Brownstein JS, Madoff L, McCraw SL, Gurr S. (2012) Emerging fungal threats to animal, plant and ecosystem health. Nature 484: 186-194
understandinganimalresearch
Ferrets used to study human flu

Ferrets used to study human flu

Ferrets catch the flu and exhibit similar symptoms to us so they are used in research to make flu vaccines and to better understand why this disease is so good at making us ill. Here Professor Wendy Barclay of Imperial College London explains their role in her research. The ferrets we see are used to train scientists in how to handle the animals. We could not film the research ferrets because we might have given them a cold! Read more about Ferrets and Flu on our sister website, Animal Research Information: the general role of ferrets in research is discussed here: http://www.animalresearch.info/en/designing-research/research-animals/ferret/ and more information about the influenza virus can be read here: http://www.animalresearch.info/en/medical-advances/diseases-research/influenza/ while the latest advances are recorded here: http://www.animalresearch.info/en/medical-advances/research-the-news/influenza/.
understandinganimalresearch
Studying Ultradian rhythms in voles

Studying Ultradian rhythms in voles

Dr Daan van der Veen is a lecturer in sleep and chronobiology at Surrey University. He has worked with voles (Microtus arvalis) because these animals naturally live in a fast, ultradian rhythm. They feed and socialise for a few hours and then sleep for an hour or so before repeating this cycle three or four times a day. The animals are kept in deep litter so they can burrow, and provided with an exercise wheel in each cage to allow them to use up their restless energy. In chronobiology, an ultradian rhythm is a recurrent period or cycle repeated throughout a 24-hour day. In contrast, circadian rhythms complete one cycle daily, while infradian rhythms such as the human menstrual cycle have periods longer than a day. The Oxford English Dictionary’s definition of Ultradian specifies that it refers to cycles with a period shorter than a day but longer than an hour. The descriptive term ultradian is used in sleep research in reference to the 90–120 minute cycling of the sleep stages during human sleep. Some references to learn more: http://www.pnas.org/content/103/9/3393.abstract http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/07420528.2011.591953 http://www.fasebj.org/content/31/2/743.long And more generally: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultradian_rhythm If, on the other hand, you would like to know about circadian rhythms, there is a new Body Clock display at the Science Museum.
understandinganimalresearch
Biology - Photosynthesis - Complete Science Key Stage 3 Unit

Biology - Photosynthesis - Complete Science Key Stage 3 Unit

This pdf covers Photosynthesis • the reactants in, and products of, photosynthesis, and a word summary for photosynthesis • the dependence of almost all life on Earth on the ability of photosynthetic organisms, such as plants and algae, to use sunlight in photosynthesis to build organic molecules that are an essential energy store and to maintain levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere • the adaptations of leaves for photosynthesis This booklet is designed to be printed off and given to students to work through - included is a second teacher copy with all the activities completed. By the end of the unit student will have a complete set of notes for the topic.
dmcl31
Types of microscope revision cards

Types of microscope revision cards

4 flashcards comprising detailed information on: Optical microscopes Electron microscopes transmission electron microscopes scanning electron microscopes All information contains key words essential for good exam technique. Each flashcard can be cut out and used for quick revision purposes.
shoaib1999
Protein structure (4 stages)

Protein structure (4 stages)

Easy to follow PowerPoint Presentation (in a print friendly format), perfect for GCSE and A-level students. GREAT as a revision resource - detailed enough to achieve A*. Can be used as printed sheets or as a short revision powerpoint. Contains essential information regarding the four stages of protein production (primary, secondary, tertiary, quarternary - with raphics and detail regarding the type of bonds that are created). Lots of key words used, useful for exam questions.
shoaib1999
Reaction time required practical AQA GCSE

Reaction time required practical AQA GCSE

A Powerpoint adapted from another TES user (thank you) to guide pupils through the practical. I have created two planning sheets, one for lower ability and one for higher ability to plan the experiment. Feedback appreciated!
scienefun
Immune system overview

Immune system overview

Easy to follow PowerPoint Presentation (in a print friendly format), perfect for GCSE, A-Level and first year university students. GREAT as a revision resource - detailed enough to achieve A*. Contains detailed information and revision notes on recognition of foreign pathogens and phagocytosis, the role of T-cells, the role of B-cells, the role of antibodies, the destruction of the pathogens and the differences between active and passive immunity. Great for answering exam questions as the resource is full of useful information, in an easy-to-follow format. The resource helped me achieve A* at a-level - so is perfect for biology students. The resourse can be used as an interactive powerpoint (with hyperlinks attached for interactive use between slides) or printed out as revision sheets.
shoaib1999
AQA Biology Paper 2 GCSE (Combined/Trilogy) Revision power point

AQA Biology Paper 2 GCSE (Combined/Trilogy) Revision power point

This is a revision power point to be used when revising the content of AQA Biology paper 2 - it covers the key areas of the trilogy/combined course. The activities/questions/information slides covering the areas of paper 2 that tend to be most difficult for students and could be used over a number of revision lessons to prepare your students for their exams. The power point includes: An overview of all topics on paper 2 biology Recap of the required practical activities Slides to recap the importance of data and how to ensure data is reliable, reproducible and repeatable Information slides to quickly recap areas of paper 2 Differentiated activities that ask students to apply their knowledge of the different topics. More difficult questions are there to ask students to apply their knowledge to unfamiliar situations. Stretch activities for the more able. One mark questions to quickly recap topics and establish what topics need to be revisited more thoroughly than others. The topic areas that are covered on this revision power point are : The nervous system Hormones negative feedback Menstrual cycle treating infertility contraception meiosis DNA Inheritance Genetic cross Variation The human genome project Classification selective breeding genetic modification Ecology
gstephenson84
Onion and cheeks cell photos with graticules

Onion and cheeks cell photos with graticules

Here are some photos of Onion Epidermal cells and Human Epithelial cells (cheek cells) at 40x, 100x and 400x magnification. Also included are photos of a 1/0.01mm garticule so students can measure the size of the individual cells.
btam
AQA Biology Paper 2 required practicals

AQA Biology Paper 2 required practicals

This is a great presentation to go over the key elements of the Biology required practicals. The presentation contains all hypothesis, variables, what to expect as your results, how to improve the experiments and some background information. This would be ideal to run through before the exam as a quick reminder, while carrying out the required practicals or to review the practicals once completed or at the end of the year. Please do leave feedback as I aim to make improvements in the resources I produce.
shabaz21
Ordering biological organisms by size (Intro to micro~ and nano~)

Ordering biological organisms by size (Intro to micro~ and nano~)

Students arrange different biological things in order of size. I used this to introduce my year 7 students to the prefixes micrometre and nanometre. I printed this onto card and have reused it, but you could easily have this as a cut and stick activity. This is an activity I have used with year 7 students all the way to year 11 students.
vonmorenike
AQA SoW 9-1 triple biology infections

AQA SoW 9-1 triple biology infections

SoW for the infections and response content in the AQA Biology specification. Lesson plans, presentations, assessments and other resources covering at least 4 lessons worth of content
Filsell
Science graphing tasks & questions (bar chart, straight & curved line, gradient, tangent)

Science graphing tasks & questions (bar chart, straight & curved line, gradient, tangent)

Worksheet consisting of 3 main tasks based on experimental data (A: Making a barchart, B: Making a straight line graph, C: Making a curved line graph). Also included few questions on variables (IDV, DV, C) and things like resolution, range and conclusions for good measure. The last page is a higher level/GCSE level extension task to calculate gradients and draw a tangent (not loads of explanation, but some basic instruction). The resource can be used from Year 7 to Year 11, especially with the gradients and tangents in the GCSE Chemistry and Physics. Please rate and review for visibility and check out my shop for more KS3 and GCSE resources!
jeroenvanos
Laboratory mice cage clean

Laboratory mice cage clean

Laboratory mice are moved into a clean cage every week or so in the MRC Harwell institute. This clip was filmed at MRC Harwell as part of a 360 laboratory tour. You can see it in it’s original context here: http://labanimaltour.org/tours/harwell/#node4
understandinganimalresearch
Injecting RNA into mice embryos

Injecting RNA into mice embryos

At the MRC Harwell Institute mice can be genetically modified. One method is to inject RNA into the early stage embryo. Here we see the process through the microscope while the technician explains what she is doing. You can see a 360 online tour where this was filmed here: http://labanimaltour.org/
understandinganimalresearch
Cryogenic storage at MRC Harwell explained by a technician

Cryogenic storage at MRC Harwell explained by a technician

Sperm, eggs and other tissue can be stored indefinitely in liquid nitrogen. At MRC Harwell research institute doing so avoids the need to maintain breeding colonies of mice for every characteristic. This clip was filmed at MRC Harwell as part of a 360 laboratory tour in 2017. This film about cryogenic storage and another about cryogenic safety can be seen within the tour here: http://labanimaltour.org/tours/harwell/#node8
understandinganimalresearch
Cells: Observing Cells (KS3 Activate)

Cells: Observing Cells (KS3 Activate)

This is a high quality, ready to go lesson with comprehensive lesson plan and differentiated student activities based around the Key Stage 3 Cells topic from the Activate Scheme of Work. This particular lesson focuses on what cells are, how to use a microscope and how to calculate the total magnification of a microscope.
WhiteboardWoes
NEW AQA 9-1 TRILOGY BIOLOGY UNIT 7 ECOLOGY

NEW AQA 9-1 TRILOGY BIOLOGY UNIT 7 ECOLOGY

All the lessons needed for this unit including a checklist and test - classification, evolution, adaptations, food chains, water cycle, carbon cycle, decay, biodiversity, waste management, air and land pollution, deforesestation, transects practical, checklist and end of unit test
Suzycon