Stretching secondary science students

Popular extension tasks to encourage more-able science students to deepen their understanding in a range of topic areas

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Challenging activity ideas to ensure learners achieve their full potential in biology, chemistry and physics lessons

With stretch and challenge being a key focus in school, we have brought together a collection of science extension activities you could use to challenge your KS3, KS4 and KS5 classes. Looking for science revision resources? Visit our GCSE/iGCSE Science revision collection.

Physics

Design a Rollercoaster worksheet - GPE & KE
UHF

Design a Rollercoaster worksheet - GPE & KE

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Work out Gravitational Potential Energy and Kinetic Energy by designing a rollercoaster. Pupils are taken through calculating GPE, KE and final velocity. For a high ability group.
A2 Physics Stretch and Challenge pack
Oxford Secondary

A2 Physics Stretch and Challenge pack

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This Stretch and Challenge pack contains 6 activities with accompanying teacher notes from our A2 Physics Kerboodle course. They provide extra challenge for students, helping them to develop the three skill areas needed to achieve the A* grade in A2 examinations: Conceptual understanding; skills of ...

Biology

A2 Biology Stretch and Challenge pack
Oxford Secondary

A2 Biology Stretch and Challenge pack

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This Stretch and Challenge pack contains 7 activity sheets with accompanying teacher notes from our A2 Biology Kerboodle course. They provide extra challenge for students, helping them to develop the three skill areas needed to achieve the A* grade in A2 examinations: Conceptual understanding; skill...
Food nutrients extension activity
judyv

Food nutrients extension activity

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6 degrees of separation. Students make 6 (scientific) statements to link the 2 key words. Suitable as an extension activity for more able KS3 or GCSE KS4
NEW 2018 BIOLOGY Plant and Animal Cells - Correct the Mistakes
heelis

NEW 2018 BIOLOGY Plant and Animal Cells - Correct the Mistakes

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Save on this resource by buying it as part of a bundle for 2.50 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-2018-biology-cells-and-introduction-bundle-11359079 Objectives: To know the main parts of a plant and animal cell Describe the function of these Compare and Contrast plant and ani...

Chemistry

A2 Chemistry Stretch and Challenge pack
Oxford Secondary

A2 Chemistry Stretch and Challenge pack

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This Stretch and Challenge pack contains 5 activites with accompanying teacher notes from our A2 Chemistry Kerboodle course. They provide extra challenge for students, helping them to develop the three skill areas needed to achieve the A* grade in A2 examinations: Conceptual understanding; skills of...
The GCSE Chemistry Stretch and Challenge Generator
mikegershon

The GCSE Chemistry Stretch and Challenge Generator

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Never before has stretching and challenging the thinking of your students been so simple and so effective. With the GCSE Chemistry Stretch and Challenge Generator you can push the thinking of your students at the click of a button - no planning required! Containing over 100 challenge tasks and ...