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9B Plant Adaptations

9B Plant Adaptations

Two lessons designed for the Active Teach Exploring Science 9B Plant Growth topic. Pages refer to the Pearsons course guide

By bethjlawson

AQA Trilogy GCSE Lab Book (Biology only)

AQA Trilogy GCSE Lab Book (Biology only)

AQA Trilogy (Double Science) Required Practical Lab Book for Biology Practicals. Method Sheets, Apparatus and Technique checklist, command words and summary assessment past paper questions for each practical.

By m_adanah

AQA Biology A Level Required Practical Lab Book

AQA Biology A Level Required Practical Lab Book

A compilation of all the required practicals needed for AQA Biology A Level course. Includes an Apparatus and Technique checlist. Includes CPAC checlist. Includes a summary question taken from past papers as a summary/extension for each practical. Word format so can be altered very easily.

By m_adanah

KS3 Plant Biology Scheme of Work

KS3 Plant Biology Scheme of Work

This is a whole scheme of work of 15 lessons. They all include powerpoint presentations and worksheets for guidance for each of the practical activities. Money saved from selling this is going to go back to buying practical equipment for outdoor investigations. Will keep people updated :) L01: Plant Classification (opportunity for outdoor activity) I recommend investing in the field studies council's 'playing fields plant identification key' for L1 but the activity can be done without this too). L02: Making a dichotomous key (opportunity for outdoor activity) Worksheet of leaves is adapted from naturedetectives leaf identification sheet and is a free resource from them. Uploaded here for convenience. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/leaf-identification-6123843 ) L03: Sampling techniques: theory lesson on quadrats and the process L04: Sampling using quadrats (opportunity for outdoor activity) L05: Capture Recapture Snail investigation (introduces the idea and the theory) L05.5: Capture recapture lesson follow up (collecting snails and introducing formula and calculations for lower ability) L05.5: Capture recapture lesson follow up (collecting snails and introducing formula and calculations for higher ability) L06: Parts of a plant and plant dissection L07: Pollination and pollen tube growth investigation L08: Asexual reproduction: practical activity propagating plants L09: Seed Dispersal (opportunity for outdoor activity) L10: Seed germination: theory and practical investigation L11: Plant adaptations. Investigation of holly leaves L12: Plant adaptations: Transpiration (theory heavy) L13: Life cycle of a plant L15: Revision placement and answer sheet

By TeachItResources

Edexcel GCSE Combined Science Biology Topic 9: Ecosystems and material cycles

Edexcel GCSE Combined Science Biology Topic 9: Ecosystems and material cycles

This bundle of 5 lesson presentations and associated worksheets cover the majority of the key specification content found within Biology Topic 9 (Ecosystems and material cycles) of the new EDEXCEL GCSE Combined Science specification, for teaching from September 2016. The lesson presentations cover the majority of the content within the following teaching points: Levels of organisation in Ecosystems Biotic and abiotic factors Interdependence in a community Determining population size by sampling The carbon cycle All of the lessons are detailed, engaging and differentiated and contain regular progress checks so that students can assess their understanding. It is estimated that this bundle would cover about 2-3 weeks worth of lessons

By GHScience

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A term's comrehension pack (A)

A non-fiction, term's worth, bundle that covers real new stories. There is a focus on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) themes which are often hard to cover using traditional materials. 3 sets, each of 10 questions are included in each resource, along with answers,allowing the resources to be used for all learners from able Y1, through KS2 and into KS3. All of our resources are matched to the expectations the SATs from 2016 onwards. The questions are therefore aimed at KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2. References to the new ‘content domains’ are included for each question. .

By Headway_Learning

Hot Seat the Galapagos Finch Scientists!

Hot Seat the Galapagos Finch Scientists!

Put your students to the test and in the ‘hot seat’! Quiz their understanding of the Grants’ scientific study and the evolution of the finches of Daphne Major. Suitable for KS3. Linked to current National Curriculum. You can find more plans and activities on the Discovering Galapagos website.

By dan_gct

Ground-breaking Science – Evolution in Action

Ground-breaking Science – Evolution in Action

Learn about the ground-breaking study by Rosemary and Peter Grant, and how it has changed our perception of ‘Evolution in Action.’ Suitable for KS3. Linked to current National Curriculum. You can find more plans and activities on the Discovering Galapagos website.

By dan_gct