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Exploring Chemistry in SEND Schools

Exploring Chemistry in SEND Schools

Six hands-on sensory chemistry lessons for pupils with special needs. Funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund. These lessons have been developed by an award-winning science specialist, side-by-side with pupils and staff in KS2 and KS3 classes at mixed ability special needs schools. They contain differentiation for use within the class and enough information to give confidence even if you are not scientifically trained. The differentiated nature of the lessons also makes them ideal for use in small mainstream schools with mixed key stage classes. Each lesson plan includes Aims, key vocabulary, shopping list, activity "script"
SarahBearchell
Calculations - Video Walk Through

Calculations - Video Walk Through

Helpful for students who are struggling to start revision of this topic and refining understanding to answer practice papers. Walk through of key content and then application to exam question. Refers to exam technique, structuring answers and discusses Q&A from exam papers.
CarlaShillitoe
Rates of Reaction - Video Walk Through

Rates of Reaction - Video Walk Through

Helpful for students who are struggling to start revision of this topic and refining understanding to answer practice papers. Walk through of key content and then application to exam question. Refers to exam technique, structuring answers and discusses Q&A from exam papers.
CarlaShillitoe
pH Activities

pH Activities

Three sets of practical write-on sheets plus a free starter and plenary activities for each pH practical activities.
martinpk
Structured activity that investigates the Neutralisation of Acids and Bases.

Structured activity that investigates the Neutralisation of Acids and Bases.

Remember - Health and Safety is the responsibility of the teacher in charge of the activity. Consult with your laboratory technician and try the experiment before allowing the pupils to attempt the experiment. You know your pupils best. Free starter and plenary activities are provided. Extra sheets of pupil write on sheets are provided. Activity is structured allowing projection of sheets onto Interactive White Board to allow collation of class results and class discussion. A suggested marking schedule is also provided , along with Grading and Feedback Sheets. I would suggest putting the pupils into 'marking pairs' and letting them grade each others work and give feedback. Then cast an eye over the work to check it has been done correctly. This activity teaches the pupils how to interpret a marking matrix and make judgements as to what is required to achieve each grade. It takes patience giving the pupils practice carrying out his activity, but will ultimately result in higher pupil achievement and easier marking for you.
martinpk
GCSE AQA Chemistry - Energy, cells, batteries and fuel cells - year 10

GCSE AQA Chemistry - Energy, cells, batteries and fuel cells - year 10

This unit of work has over 60 slides containing lesson material, worked examples, graph detailing, practical instructions, past paper questions and answer, cells and batteries for triple only and higher tier detailed lessons. It is aimed at GCSE AQA trilogy students currently in year 10. Although it is at the end of the years syllabus, I have started with this for my year 10's so that they can have some practical work prior to doing structure and bonding which can sometimes be a bit dry on the practical front!
hjones1987
GCSE AQA Trilogy Chemistry - reacting masses to balanced equations

GCSE AQA Trilogy Chemistry - reacting masses to balanced equations

This powerpoint gives worked examples of reacting masses to balanced equations including two practicals with full instructions to be able to calculate balanced chemical equations from the masses used in the practical. Only for higher tier, but set out in a way to support those struggling with calculations
hjones1987
Digital Markbook for AQA Science

Digital Markbook for AQA Science

I have created and have been using for a number of years this digital markbook. Every teacher in my department use this on a lesson by lesson basis for KS4 and topic by topic basis for KS3; we use these in relation to the personal learning checklists (another of my uploads). This way of tracking progress has been invaluable in guiding the revision of my students, focusing them on the specific areas for their development. It is a simple process of entering R, A or G based on whatever criterion you decide works best for you
Jimlequim
History of the periodic table

History of the periodic table

Leads the students through the development of the periodic table from Newland's to Mendeleev's. Links to YouTube video that explains Mendeleev's discovery. Differentiated questions to help students understanding. Final task introduces the students to trends and helps them to see first hand how the table is used.
Jubblord
Surface area and the rate of reaction

Surface area and the rate of reaction

An engaging lesson presentation (23 slides) and accompanying differentiated worksheets that look at how surface area affects the rate of reaction. The lesson begins by testing the student's mathematical skills by having to work out the surface area of a cube. Guides are used at all times to show how this is done for those who find it difficult. The students will also recall how to calculate volume. Moving forwards, students will apply this knowledge to the situation when the cube has been cut up into smaller pieces and they will see how this increases the surface area and the surface area to volume ratio. They are challenged to explain how this leads to more collisions and therefore affects the rate of reaction. The main question section is differentiated so that all abilities can access the work. This lesson has been designed for GCSE students
GJHeducation
KS3 Science Revision (List of topics; PPT)

KS3 Science Revision (List of topics; PPT)

List of traditional KS3 Science topics together with 2 PPTs in which each heading on the list has a slide summarising the topic/concept. I use it to help Year 9 pupils prepare for their end-of-year exam. Probably too big to print out, but perfect to send to pupils over e-mail or put on a shared area or VLE.
jeroenvanos