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Reproduction in Plants for iGCSE

Reproduction in Plants for iGCSE

A very comprenhensive PowerPoint covering all the main aspects of plant reproduction including: Asexual reproduction Parts and functions of plants Differences between wind and insect pollinated plants Pollination and pollen tube formation Fertilisation and the formation of fruits Dispersal of seeds Germination and investigations into germination including CORMS for students to do Questions are also included
sstuteley1
Introduction to Photosynthesis Observation Lesson WITH lesson plan and all resources

Introduction to Photosynthesis Observation Lesson WITH lesson plan and all resources

Please find attached the lesson with plan and all activities for my observation lesson on photosynthesis. It is aimed at National 5 (Year 11) Biology. Starter: Alphabet Analyser (Good literacy link). Main: Introduction to photosynthesis, the equation and also limiting factors. There is also an experiment where students test leaves to see if photosynthesis has occurred by determining the presence of starch. Plenary: Quiz, quiz, trade. There are extension sheets and tasks in there as well for further differentiation.
Purepoise
Natural Selection of Bird Beaks Galapagos Game for Evolution Lessons

Natural Selection of Bird Beaks Galapagos Game for Evolution Lessons

This is a fun game I designed for my Year 8 students to help them understand how natural selection works, but it can be used just as well at GCSE. All instructions are included in the Powerpoint alongside a spreadsheet for results and tables for student results. I have used this with classes of all abilities and it has helped a lower ability Year 8 set answer GCSE level questions.
Gantaeno
CB9 Transformers Revision Lesson

CB9 Transformers Revision Lesson

This is a revision lessons for the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE CB9 unit. The purpose of the activity is to encourage independent work, but active learning. This resource consist of a series of questions on the CB9 topic which pupils answer in their books. The answers are at the end of the powerpoint. The Edexcel CB9 revision checklist is required for the starter activity.
bt9216
Ecosystems and Quadrats Whole Lesson KS3

Ecosystems and Quadrats Whole Lesson KS3

This resources encompasses a whole lesson on ecosystems and quadrats. It is especially useful as there is no outdoor field work required, so handy for rainy days and difficult classes too. There is a lesson presentation as well as printable worksheets included within the powerpoint. Students can use paper quadrats and paper fields to practice quadrat sampling. I have used this on a lesson observation and it was most successful.
bethgrace2312
AQA GCSE Required Practical MODEL

AQA GCSE Required Practical MODEL

Powerpoint to show what the students should be able to talk about for each required practical. Designed as a display but can be used as a lesson powerpoint. Uses resistance of a wire as an example
eileenpadfield
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
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
Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

No other chemical process is as crucial for the existence of life as photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the process of converting light energy to chemical energy. This Mini Lecture deals with the basic processes taking place in the chloroplasts of plants with lecture snippets of John Walker, Hartmut Michel, and Steven Chu.
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
Causes and therapeutic options of Cancer

Causes and therapeutic options of Cancer

Cancer is one of the most common diseases. According to some sources, every third person will eventually develop cancer. This Mini Lecture deals with the causes and therapeutic options of cancer with direct quotes by Nobel Laureates Renato Dulbecco, Howard Temin, and Aaron Ciechanover.
Pat_Edema
Biology Family Feud Review Game Part 1

Biology Family Feud Review Game Part 1

Love the Family Feud? Here’s the Biology Edition!!! Game 1 based on the topics: cell organelles, Characteristics of life, Biochemistry, Inheritance, Enzymes, Cell Transport, Photosynthesis, Cell Cycle, Mutations, DNA, and Viruses. Can be used for midterm and final exam review! PowerPoint is editable, so questions can be changed, replaced, or even swapped in order. Follows the standard family feud style and is designed for 2-3 teams. Scoreboard built into the game for convenience. Timers are also built in for the lightning round. Includes a teacher info slide and a lightning round question slide with acceptable answers and suggested point values. Each game has 9 standard rounds plus the lightning round. Great opportunity to review a lot of concepts and open review discussions!
mmingels
Heart rate and cardiac output practical (low ability)

Heart rate and cardiac output practical (low ability)

Simple practical investigating heart rate before and after exercise. Results are then used to calculate cardiac output (you will need to give students an example stroke volume). Was created for and used with my bottom set year 10 but could be used with KS3. Credit to my head of department for the layout!
gwynngwynn
Comparing respiration practical (low ability)

Comparing respiration practical (low ability)

Simple practical to compare the two types of respiration by counting exercises done with and without rests. Was created for and used with my bottom set year 10 but could be used with KS3. Credit to my head of department for the layout!
gwynngwynn
End of Year Boardgame Lesson

End of Year Boardgame Lesson

End of Year Boardgame Lesson USE WITH ANY SUBJECT! ADD YOUR OWN QUESTIONS OR GET THE PUPILS TO MAKE UP THEIR OWN! This is a really fun revision board game! It can be played as a class or in individual groups. If this board game is played in groups it is recommended that you print the board game slide out on A3 paper and laminate it for longevity. The board game resource comes with a selection of blank question cards for you to add your own questions on any topic. Complete with our Interactive Dice and our Random Group Generator Ideal for setting timed tasks. If you have a windows computer the counters on the windows board game resource can be clicked and moved when in presentation mode! If you use a Mac computer this slide can be used interactively out of presentation mode! Also included are two of our fun timers! We hope that you enjoy this resource and take the time to review it :-) We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes TeachElite’s Shop click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
TeachElite
Communicable disease & Vaccines - 9-1 AQA

Communicable disease & Vaccines - 9-1 AQA

A revision resource for AQA 9-1 GCSE Biology. Suited to 9s and 10s coming up to P1 PPEs. Content covers, key terms Spread of disease barrier prevention vaccination herd immunity (extension) White blood cell responses (ext) Fully differentiated and outcome based. PPQs from exampro included and differentiated, linked to the outcomes.
Killelay
Schoolyard Ecosystem Sampling

Schoolyard Ecosystem Sampling

During this lesson students explore how to survey school ecosystems through quadrat and transect sampling. Students begin by walking around the school identifying biotic features of the school yard. They then work in groups to construct quadrats and transects, and survey organisms identified during the walk in these quadrats and transects. Students then use the data they have collected to create a food web of the school yard ecosystem, and to speculate about the health of school yard ecosystems and how they could improve the health and sustainability of these ecosystems. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend
Sex-linkage

Sex-linkage

A fully-resourced lesson that looks at the inheritance of genes that have their loci on the sex chromosomes. This lesson includes a concise, detailed lesson presentation (27 slides) and a exam question worksheet. The lesson begins by introducing the students to the idea that the 23rd pair of chromosomes in humans are not a homologous pair. Students will see that the Y chromosome is smaller than the X chromosome and will be challenged to explain why males are more likely to suffer from diseases which are carried on the X chromosome. Moving forwards, students are shown how to draw genetic diagrams to carry out crosses including sex-linked characteristics. Time is taken to ensure that students are clear on how to write the parent genotypes and gametes before starting the cross as this is an area where mistakes are commonly made. There are progress checks throughout the lesson so that students can assess their understanding. This lesson has been written for students studying A-level Biology but can be used with those students studying Biology at GCSE where this topic has now entered some of the specifications.
GJHeducation
Dichotomous Keys

Dichotomous Keys

During this lesson students explore dichotomous keys as a means for identifying and classifying living things. They begin by observing living things in the school yard. Following an introduction to dichotomous keys, students will create a key for living things found in the school yard. Finally, students will use an invertebrates key to identify invertebrates in the school yard and then create a poster/booklet about school mini-beasts. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend
Fingerprinting Activity

Fingerprinting Activity

A simple fingerprinting activity for science KS3 (Year 7 or 8) lessons which also incorporates some numeracy skills, such as tallying different types of fingerprint in the classroom and calculating percentages of each type of fingerprint. All that is required is this worksheet and some standard HB pencils, so could also be a science lesson used at KS2 primary level.
nppatt
Year one. A Level Biology, AQA, 7401/7402

Year one. A Level Biology, AQA, 7401/7402

A complete set of lessons to teach content from all topics within year one of the A-level course. Lessons include a powerpoint, lesson plan and any associated questions that would be needed. Please leave a review.
alevelteaching
Genetics and Inheritance

Genetics and Inheritance

Designed for the Activate KS3 SOW. Worksheets referenced can be downloaded from Kerboodle. Contains complete lessons for topic 10.4 Genetics
bethjlawson
Exam Skills - Working towards criteria

Exam Skills - Working towards criteria

Differentiated lesson that works on exam skills of writing for criteria. Students to produce criteria regarding a common skill, then caters toward exam questions. The exam questions and answers are based on AQA biology paper 2 topic of ecology.
alannahb857
0610 Biology Experiment Revision Booklet

0610 Biology Experiment Revision Booklet

This is a 20 page revision booklet that covers all of the experiments mentioned in the 0610 Cambridge IGCSE Biology syllabus for the current syllabus. There are short notes about each experiment and pupils have to complete various different activities e.g. identifying variables, drawing diagrams, conclusions etc. This is excellent practise for the Paper 5 or Paper 6 exams. PLEASE NOTE: THIS REVISION GUIDE DOES NOT INCLUDE ANSWERS/SOLUTIONS
helenstamp
Enzymes required practical revision 9-1 AQA

Enzymes required practical revision 9-1 AQA

A practical revision lesson for the new AQA 9-1 Biology. This covers key enzyme concepts and the full RP5, effect of amylase on digestion of starch . Fully differentiated, with past paper Qs, RAG and scaffolding, and method sheets with extension tasks.
Killelay
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Water Pollution

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Water Pollution

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Ecology’ SoW. For more lessons designed to meet specification points for the NEW AQA Trilogy specifications for Biology, Chemistry and Physics please see my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience The first task is for pupils to consider the ways in which scientists can measure water pollution. Pupils will need to match the piece of equipment to the description of how it is used. Pupils can then assess their work using the answers provided. The next task is for pupils to think about living indicators of pollution, they can think > pair > share their ideas about what living organisms might give us an idea of the pollution levels in the local environment. After a class discussion the information on the PowerPoint slide will outline some of these examples of bio-indicators. The next task focuses on water bio-indicators, pupils will be in groups and one at a time get a chance to look at a poster of organisms which live in polluted to unpolluted water. Pupils will view the poster and then have to go back to their desks to try and recreate as much of it as they can. After a set period of time (as it could go on forever!) pupils can then assess their work against the poster and see how well they did. The next part of the lesson focuses on bioaccumulation of chemicals in marine organisms, pupils will have the chance to read through an article and will need to use the information in the article to come up with their own definition of ‘bioaccumulation’. Once pupils have completed this task you can reveal the definition for bioaccumulation and a diagram to simply depict how this process occurs in marine environments. The last part of the lesson looks at eutrophication, pupils will firstly watch a video about this process and will need to answer questions whilst watching. Once this is complete they can mark their work using the answers provided. Finally pupils will be given a blank cartoon strip, for which they will need to select the correct captions to go with the correct stage in the process of eutrophication as well as draw a diagram to depict this stage. The plenary task for pupils is for them to pretend they work for an environmental charity, they need to tweet a message to raise awareness abut the effect water pollutants can have on local biodiversity. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)
SWiftScience
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - The human population explosion

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - The human population explosion

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Ecology’ SoW. For more lessons designed to meet specification points for the NEW AQA Trilogy specifications for Biology, Chemistry and Physics please see my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience The first part of this lesson focuses on biodiversity, pupils will watch a video and have to answer questions whilst watching the video. Once complete pupils can self-assess their work using the answers provided in the PowerPoint. The next slide shows a graph depicting the human population growth in the last 8000 years and information describing the effect this is having on our planet. The next part of the lesson focuses on human impacts on biodiversity. Firstly pupils will need to come up with a mind map of all the ways in which humans use the land. As an extension task pupils can also discuss what impact this may be having on our environment. Some key ideas will then be gone through using information provided on the PowerPoint. Pupils will then watch a video on human impacts on biodiversity, using the information in the video they will need to answer a set of questions. Once this task is complete pupils can self-assess their work using the answers provided. The next task focuses on waste produced from human activities, each pupil will be given a card of information on a specific pollutant and the effect it has on the environment. Pupils will need to walk around the room trading information in order to complete a table of information on these pollutants. The very last task is an exam-style question, higher tier pupils can complete this question in the back of their books without looking at their notes from the lesson. Once completed pupils can assess their work using the mark scheme provided. The plenary task is for pupils to write 3 facts, 2 key words and 1 question on what they have learned this lesson. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)
SWiftScience
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Recycling of materials

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Recycling of materials

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Ecology’ SoW. The first part of this lesson will focus on a recap of some of the details learnt during the decay lesson, pupils are given a set of four multiple choice questions which they should answer in their books and then self-assess. The first task introduces recycling of materials in the ecosystem, pupils will need to read through a paragraph of information as a class. The slide will then be changed and pupils will need to try to recreate the paragraph as best as they can using the key words provided. Once completed the slide can be changed back to the initial paragraph for pupils to check and correct their work. The next part of the lesson is for pupils to look at the difference between a decomposers and detritivores, students will be given information in pairs and will need to teach each other about the organism card they have in their hands. Students will then try to write a description of each of the organisms in their books. The next part of the lesson focuses on the water cycle, firstly students will need to come up with as many processes as they can think of that contribute to the water cycle. Once this task has been assessed pupils will then be given a set of questions which they will need to answer whilst watching a video, once complete their answers can be assessed using the mark scheme provided. Using their answers from their previous tasks pupils will now need to match up the key words to the definition and the final task is for pupils to complete a diagram of the water cycle using the key words and definitions provided in the last task. The plenary task pupils will be given a set of 5 answers, it is up to the pupils to come up with 5 questions which may correspond to these 5 answers. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)
SWiftScience
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Maintaining biodiversity

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Maintaining biodiversity

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Ecology’ SoW. For more lessons designed to meet specification points for the NEW AQA Trilogy specifications for Biology, Chemistry and Physics please see my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience The lesson begins with a definition on biodiversity, pupils are shown a pie chart of the numbers of different groups of organisms that have been identified to date. The first task is for pupils to consider which numbers correspond to which groups of organisms. Once pupils have discussed in pairs or groups the answers will be revealed, pupils can check their work against the answers provided. The next part of the lesson focuses on how and why scientists quantify biodiversity, pupils are firstly asked why it might be important to map out biodiversity - they can discuss in groups before the answer is revealed on the PowerPoint presentation. A map of the world depicting certain biodiversity hotspots is then shown to students and they are asked a couple of question about this map, pupils will be required to answer these questions in their books and then self-assess their work using the answers provided. Pupils are then asked to think > pair > share their ideas on why it is important to maintain biodiversity, in groups pupils may be given an A3 sheet for them to mind map their ideas onto. Once finished each group can feedback their ideas to the class and a larger mind map could be completed on the white board. Some of the key reasons for maintaining biodiversity cant then be detailed on the PowerPoint presentation for students to assess their work. The last task is for pupils to use information posters placed around the room to answer a set of questions, all on the topic of maintaining biodiversity. Once pupils have spent a good amount of time writing their answers down they should sit in their seats and use the mark scheme provided on the PowerPoint presentation to peer-assess their work. The plenary activity is for pupils to draw a feedback grid in their partners books and write down one positive comment, one negative comment and a question to test their knowledge. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)
SWiftScience
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Global warming & the impact of change

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Global warming & the impact of change

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Ecology’ SoW. For more lessons designed to meet specification points for the NEW AQA Trilogy specifications for Biology, Chemistry and Physics please see my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience The first task is for pupils to think > pair > share the factors which may cause a contribution of carbon dioxide into our atmosphere. Pupils can create a mind map in their books and then discuss their ideas as a table and then as a class. The next PowerPoint slide reveals some of the main factors which contribute to an increase in carbon dioxide levels in our atmosphere, pupils can check their work against these answers. For the next task pupils will be required to watch a video about the greenhouse effect and answer questions in their books, this task can be self-assessed using the answers provided once complete. Using this information pupils will then be asked to fill in the blanks on a diagram depicting the greenhouse effect, pupils will be given captions to write into the correct boxes on their worksheet. This can be self-assessed once it has been completed. Next pupils will be given a set of data on the mean world temperature change from 1960 to present day, students will be required to plot the data on a graph, describe the pattern of the graph and explain why the graph may be showing this pattern. The next part of the lesson focuses on global warming, students will firstly be given a set of questions which they will need to answer whilst watching a video. This work can then be self-assessed using the answers provided. For the very last task pupils will be given a card of information each detailing an environmental factor and it’s impact on living organisms. Pupils will need to wander around the room and share information with each other to complete their table of environmental factors. The plenary task is for pupils to identify what the questions might be for a set of answers provided on the PowerPoint presentation. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)
SWiftScience
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Deforestation & peat destruction

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Deforestation & peat destruction

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Ecology’ SoW. For more lessons designed to meet specification points for the NEW AQA Trilogy specifications for Biology, Chemistry and Physics please see my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience The first part of the lesson outlines the definition of deforestation and some key facts and figures about the destruction of forests around the world. The next task is for pupils to discuss why they think rainforests may be being cut down & the consequences this might have on a local & global scale. The next two slides outlines the four main reasons why rainforests are being destroyed and some of the consequences of their destruction, pupils can check their work against the answers provided. The next task requires pupils to watch a video and answers questions using the information provided in the video, once they have completed the question they can asses their work using the answers provided. Pupils will now be required to complete a recap task on the carbon cycle, they will be given a worksheet which they will be asked to fill in using the captions provided on the PowerPoints slide. Once this has been completed pupils can assess their work using the answers on the PowerPoint slide. The next part of the lesson focuses on the importance of peat, firstly pupils will be given a set of information about peat bogs and they will be required to answer questions using this information. This work can be self or peer assessed once it has been completed. The final task is for pupils to answer an exam-style question on the carbon cycle and deforestation. Pupils can assess their work using the mark scheme provided. The plenary task is for pupils to choose words from a list of key words to formulate three summary sentences on what they have learned this lesson. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)
SWiftScience
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - The Carbon Cycle

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - The Carbon Cycle

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Ecology’ SoW. For more lessons designed to meet specification points for the NEW AQA Trilogy specifications for Biology, Chemistry and Physics please see my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience The first part of the lesson focuses on outlining the importance of carbon within the living world, where we might find it in our bodies and the world around us. The first task pupils will be asked to complete is a mind map of the processes they think will add or remove carbon dioxide from our atmosphere. Pupils can discuss in pairs and once complete the answers can be revealed for pupils to assess their work. The next task is for pupils to watch a video about greenhouse gases, there are a set of questions pupils will be given which they need to answer whilst watching the video. Once this task is complete pupils can assess their work using the answers provided. The next task is a fill-in-the-blanks task, pupils are given a paragraph about the role of carbohydrates in animals and plants, they need to complete this using the key words provided. Once completed pupils can assess their work using the answers provided. Pupils will then watch a video about the carbon cycle which details the process involved, once the students have watched the video they will be given a worksheet which they need to complete using the captions provided on the PowerPoint slide. Lower ability students may want to complete this as a group & could perhaps complete whilst the video is playing to assist them. Once they have completed the task pupils can self-assess their work using the answers provided. The next task may be better suited to higher ability pupils, a set of cards images and captions are provided per pupil and they need to use this to construct their own carbon cycle in their books. Higher ability pupils may want to test their knowledge and turn to their back page to complete this without looking at their previous work The last task is for pupils to consider the future and how we may be able to implement strategies to help reduce our carbon emissions in order to combat global warming. Pupils are to discuss possible methods/strategies we could use and mind map their ideas in their books. The plenary task is for pupils to turn to the back of their books and write down a description of as many processes which contribute to the carbon cycle as possible. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)
SWiftScience
NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Air Pollution

NEW AQA GCSE Trilogy (2016) Biology - Air Pollution

This lesson is designed for the NEW AQA Trilogy Biology GCSE, particularly the ‘Ecology’ SoW. For more lessons designed to meet specification points for the NEW AQA Trilogy specifications for Biology, Chemistry and Physics please see my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/SWiftScience The first part of the lesson asks students to think > pair > share some of their answers to questions about pollution - where does it come from? How may we monitor it? Once pupils have gathered together their ideas as groups, a class discussion can highlight some of the important ideas & the next slide details the answers. The next task focuses on sulfur dioxide pollution and it’s contribution to the formation of acid rain. Pupils will be given some information in pairs about this pollutant and will be required to answer questions about this information in their books. Once completed pupils are able to self-assess their work using the answers provided in the PowerPoint. The next part of the lesson is on catalytic converters, pupils will be given some information about a catalytic converter and a human bingo grid. Pupils will wander around the room and others will ask them questions in order to fill in their bing grid. Once a student has completed their grid they can shout bingo! When everyone has had enough time to complete the grid they will need to self-assess their work using the answers provided. The next task is for pupils to consider alternative fuels as a way of reducing air pollution. Pupils are given sets of information about three alternative fuels, they will then need to fill in a table of the advantages and disadvantages of these fuels. Once completed pupils can check their work against the answers provided, marking and correcting their answers. A mid-lesson progress check requires pupils to identify whether a set of statements are true or false, this can be completed with a mini whiteboard or in their books. The next part of the lesson focuses on how scientists can monitor pollution, pupils are given a set of results from particle collector pads which have been left in certain locations around the UK. Pupils need to record their results in a table, draw a graph to represent the results and write a conclusion about their results. The plenary task is for pupils to complete a fill-in-the-blanks task on air pollution, pupils can also self-assess their work using the answers provided. All resources are included at the end of the presentation. Thanks for looking, if you have any questions please let me know in the comments section and any feedback would be appreciated :)
SWiftScience
SB1 Revision Summary  Sheet

SB1 Revision Summary Sheet

This is a fully editable revision summary sheet which covers the topics in the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE SB1 unit, including the core practicals. This summary sheet is a little longer than traditional summary sheets (5 slides) and therefore can be set as a homework or maybe completed across a whole lesson. It can also be divided up and sections completed across a few lessons.
bt9216
Pupil Collective Response Marking Template

Pupil Collective Response Marking Template

This is a great way to save time marking, yet provide detailed feedback to the whole class. Headings can be adapted, but they focus on the main aspects of improving pupils’ work, such as what they did well, how they can improve, along with grammar and spelling issues, along with praising those in the class that went above and beyond. This can be used in any subject.
scott_durrant
GCSE Biology Microscopes Lesson Powerpoint (Edexcel 9-1 CB1a SB1a)

GCSE Biology Microscopes Lesson Powerpoint (Edexcel 9-1 CB1a SB1a)

Full Lesson PowerPoint (including suggested practical task) sufficient to teach the GCSE 9-1 specification Biology lesson on Microscopes, focusing on many of the numeracy elements that are key to the 9-1 specification. The resource is easy to follow for teachers, readily accessible for students and is appropriate for Combined and Triple Science classes, Foundation and Higher tiers.
OnSpecScience
Retrieval Grid Practice Template and Example

Retrieval Grid Practice Template and Example

An example template that can be used with retrieval practice, linking to the concept of asking students to “retrieve” the information that we want them to learn. Each colour links to an amount of points, which means the text can be adapted to suit whichever topic you are doing. This specific example is for languages.
scott_durrant