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AQA BIOLOGY (9-1) Cell Biology Topic

AQA BIOLOGY (9-1) Cell Biology Topic

This resource is useful for anyone teaching the new AQA Trilogy syllabus. The attached files include all the lessons in the topic with a PowerPoint for each lesson. These Powerpoints are interactive lesson plans which all have starter activities, learning objectives, opportunity for AfL and plenaries (there are some worksheets attached with the lessons that are differentiated)
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Discover and Share Water Saving Tips

Discover and Share Water Saving Tips

In this lesson, students examine how water is used in the school. They identify how it is used, ways it might be wasted and their tip or tips for reducing the waste of water. They will conduct a range of investigation types, including fieldwork, ensuring safety and ethical guidelines are followed.Students will summarise data from their own investigations and secondary sources. Students will be able to identify a range of water users in the school, collect and interpret data from a school water use audit and can identify solutions to reduce water use in their school.
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Questioning What We Know About Water

Questioning What We Know About Water

Students conduct an investigation into the important resources of fresh water. They examine some of the current issues and compare different views about managing water resources. Students then critically analyse what they have discovered by responding to a set of questions. Students understand that some of Earth’s resources are renewable, but others are non-renewable and that water is an important resource that cycles through the environment. They identify questions and problems that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on scientific knowledge. Students will be able to research an issue using reliable sources, iidentify a range of resource management issues around water and articulate the complexities of a single water issue, giving at least two opposing perspectives.
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What is a Species?

What is a Species?

In this lesson, students investigate the concept of a species. They will work in small groups and access information from the internet, library and/or textbooks in order to define a species, investigate how species are scientifically named and why is it important and provide examples of plants and animals living in your area that are indigenous, domesticated and introduced. Students understand that there are differences within and between groups of organisms; classification helps organise this diversity. They’ll summarise data, from their own investigations and secondary sources, and use scientific understanding to identify relationships and draw conclusions. Students will be able to define what a species is, in their own words. Students can accurately write the scientific names of a variety of species and identify and categorise a variety of species as Indigenous, domestic or pests.
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AQA Biology Required Practical Booklet

AQA Biology Required Practical Booklet

Booklet containing all the AQA required practicals, with space for pupils to write a risk assessment, expected results and explanations, as well as how to improve the practicals. This is not a lab-book where they can record results in a table, this is intended to link as revision after practicals have been completed, linking to the exam questions where pupils are required to discuss methods with scientific explanations and improvements. Of course this can be edited for your own use!
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OCR Gateway A GCSE Combined Science REVISION LESSONS

OCR Gateway A GCSE Combined Science REVISION LESSONS

This bundle of 12 lessons uses a range of exam questions, tasks, activities and quiz competitions to engage students whilst they assess their knowledge of the topics in modules B1-6 and C1-6 of the OCR Gateway A GCSE Combined Science specification. All of the lessons are fully resourced to take away that worry about how to get students to effectively revise in the lead up to assessments.
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GCSE Biology/Science Osmosis and Required Practical

GCSE Biology/Science Osmosis and Required Practical

This video covers the GCSE Science/Biology 9-1 topic of Osmosis. This includes an exam question, animation and explanation. There is also a link to my Required Practical activity to investigate the effect of a range of concentrations of sugar solutions on the mass of potato tissue. The RP video can be found at Please subscribe to my Youtube channel for more revision videos.
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AQA Trilogy B5.2 Measuring Reaction Time Required Practical

AQA Trilogy B5.2 Measuring Reaction Time Required Practical

AQA Trilogy B5.2 Reaction Time Required Practical. The lesson plan and powerpoint goes through an interesting way to introduce the topic and allows students to plan and carry out the experiment. Note that students were allowed to measure reaction time using rulers as well as websites they found themselves. The 5 minute lesson plan highlights areas for differentiation, AFL and details of all the activities in this lesson.
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Robert Brown's Microscope

Robert Brown's Microscope

Clever Collections highlights the most important scientific artefacts owned by The Linnean Society of London. This video series shows how these priceless artefacts are still relevant to this very day. In this episode we find out about the importance of scientific investigation, Brownian Motion and how a botanical artist has made use of the Microscope to share the hidden life of plants.
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