Poster display for classroom wall or an ordering activity in the class of the lyrics to the theme tune of the big bang theory - also includes the lyrics on a powerpoint for the students to sing along to or to analyse.
Powerpoint on the big bang and the birth of stars. Cards describing the birth of a star for student groups to put into order (those on publisher are in the correct order - sorry for the lack of a space between the words form and a - can't adjust it on my publisher), also star life cycle cards (for both large and small stars - again correct order on powerpoint)
A card sort of the properties of xylem and phloem for students to complete (higher level). Students can work alone or in pairs to match the key word to its definition. Also includes card with xylem and phloem on that studnets can hold up in response to your questions on the topic.
Card sort of the adapatations to seasonal changes that animals and plants use to survive changing conditions within their habitats. Looks at hibernation, leaf shedding, food storage, overwintering of pupae, insulation, migration and
retreating underground. Students match the adaptation to a description and an example of a species that does that.
Powerpoint on nuclear radiation, covering discovery and early uses. Also question sheet with answers and a worksheet on the uses of nuclear radiation. Powerpoint also contains Millionnaire game adjusted from its original format, found on TES.
A lesson looking at Women in Science and the contributions they have made, hopefully inspiring young girls in Schools to consider a career in STEM fields.
Starter: Work out what all the pictures have in common (all discoveries made by women), match up the questions to the percentage answers.
Main:Task 1- complete the 'Women In Science Factfind' worksheet using the computers.
Task 2- Create a factfile about a particular woman in Science. 5 factfiles to go through as a class to give them an idea of what to include.
Plenary: Sharing in pairs information about their woman in Science, then presenting to the group interesting facts about their woman in Science.
Homework: Produce a poster or leaflet to persuade more women / girls to get into scientific fields of work.
The last slide has links to different organisation that work to get more women into scientific fields of work.