What's Hot?

18th October 2013 at 01:00

One of this week's resources encourages students to try green chemistry. Sadly, it doesn't urge them to turn into the Hulk (although if you're looking for a superhero, see the Super schooling resource). But eco-friendly chemists are just as cool, right?

1. Business talk

What is it? Activities to help those studying English as a foreign language to talk about the business world

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? This PowerPoint contains literacy activities centred on the creation of a new flavour of crisps. It can be easily adapted to different topics.


2. Designated design

What is it? An activity requiring students to think quickly about product design and markets

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? This game gives students 60 seconds to design an object for the consumer shown on the slide. It's a great confidence-builder for less-willing children.


3. Victorian vignettes

What is it? A whiteboard presentation and series of images portraying the life of Queen Victoria

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This visual resource helps children to understand what life was like in Victorian times by giving them a snapshot of the monarch's life.


4. Super schooling

What is it? Thorough, cross-curricular resources with a superhero theme

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? A thoughtful term overview and detailed scheme of work are supported by lesson plans across subjects linked using superheroes.


5. Eco-chemistry

What is it? A project investigating whether an eco-friendly synthesis of polystyrene can be found

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This PowerPoint introduces the processes of eco-friendly chemistry, with photos and lab guidelines to support sessions.


6. Word up

What is it? A selection of posters featuring words with their definitions and uses

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Eye-catching and plentiful, these posters include tips for pronunciation.


7. More Moore

What is it? A presentation, essay plan and worksheets based on Michael Moore's film Capitalism: A Love Story

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? An engaging look at a documentary, with resources to prepare students for an assessment piece.


8. Tete to orteil

What is it? A resource for naming body parts in French

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This useful, fun resource also works well as a starter to refresh memories.


9. Summing up

What is it? A comprehensive planning and resource pack for teaching maths

Who is it for? 6-7s

Why is it hot? With termly and weekly plans in PDF and Word format, this is a time-saving resource that includes supporting worksheets.


10. Atomic assets

What is it? A PowerPoint about atomic structure, with resources to support learning

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? This informative presentation contains worksheets and diagrams for lessons on atoms.


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