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Development of the model of the Atom

Development of the model of the Atom

A highly detailed and engaging lesson presentation (48 slides) that explores how the atomic model has developed over time and focuses on some key scientists and their experiments that led these changes. The lesson begins by looking at the meaning of the word atom and exploring, through standard form, how small an atom is roughly. Moving forwards, the students meet their first key scientist, Dalton. A number of quick competitions are used throughout the lesson to maintain engagement and to introduce key terms to the students and to help to make the information stick. Students will see how Thomson's work took the model forward and provided the plum pudding model. There is a focus on the alpha particle experiments carried out by Rutherford and students are challenged to understand and explain the conclusions that he drew from his results. Finally, students will see how Bohr's model is used in modern day Science. There are progress checks throughout the lesson so that students can assess their understanding. This lesson has been designed for GCSE but is suitable for study at KS3 and A-level

By GHScience

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.10: Electromagnetic Waves - Infrared Radiation

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.10: Electromagnetic Waves - Infrared Radiation

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Revision of modes of heat transfer; conduction, convection and infrared radiation -Experiments associated with emission and absorption of infrared radiation -Spectral analysis of objects emitting radiation in ultraviolet, visible and infrared regions Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.9: Electromagnetic Waves - Visible Light

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.9: Electromagnetic Waves - Visible Light

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Discussion about why coloured objects appear coloured -Investigations associated with visible light (photosynthesis experiment) -Spectral analysis of everyday coloured objects Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.8: Electromagnetic Waves

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.8: Electromagnetic Waves

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Definitions, applications and effects of electromagnetic waves -Revision of wave speed formula and wave characteristics and behaviour -Synthesis of electromagnetic waves with heat capacity, density and dynamics Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.7: Wave for Detection and Exploration

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.7: Wave for Detection and Exploration

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Discussion and calculations about the use of ultrasound -Defining seismic primary and secondary waves; wave characteristics -The structure of the Earth, using p and s waves to determine Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.6: Sound

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.6: Sound

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Discussion about sound wave properties using a cathode ray oscilloscope -Revision of wave terminology, wave speed formula and types of wave -Revision of Snell's law and refraction using sound waves Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.5: Diffraction

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.5: Diffraction

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Predicting and sketching wave behaviour, reflection, refraction and diffraction -Investigations using microwaves; reflection and diffraction -Discussion about how wavelength affects amount of diffraction Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.4: Lenses

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.4: Lenses

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Creating simple lens diagrams to determine focal point and focal length -Magnification calculations -Creating ray construction diagrams to locate image and determine its properties Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.3: Reflection & Total Internal Reflection

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.3: Reflection & Total Internal Reflection

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Discussion about reflection, refraction and total internal reflection in laboratory contexts -Using and applying the formula for refractive index with critical angle -Synthesis of both formulae for refractive index Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.2: Refraction

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 4.2: Refraction

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Discussion about refraction in various contexts -Calculations using Snell's law -Investigations about refraction Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 6.7: The National Grid

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 6.7: The National Grid

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Discussion about the role and function of various parts of a National Grid -Revision of energy resources, renewable and non-renewable sources and making choices about energy -Investigation into wire diameter and efficiency for National Grid cable wiring Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 6.6: Transformers

ASESK GCSE Physics Resource 6.6: Transformers

This resource is set of structured tasks which develop and assess students’ knowledge of the following subject areas of GCSE physics: -Discussion about the components and function of a simple transfomer -Application of the equations for potential difference and number of coils, and potential difference and current -Revision of electricity in the home, and ideas about electricity Tasks are differentiated by grade using the reformed 9-1 grading system, with three tiers available (core 4-5, intermediate 6-7, extension 8-9). Tasks are also differentiated by strand of inquiry (discussion, calculation, investigation, revision and synthesis, communication). Solutions and further information is also provided. We hope you find useful – find out more at asesk.com

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