Supporting learners in science

Helpful resources to guide and support KS3, KS4 and iGCSE learners in science

Tes Resources Team

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Helpful resources to guide and support your science learners

It can sometimes be tricky for students to recall lots of facts and information from memory, especially when they have lots of subjects to contend with. To make things a little easier, we have gathered together a range of resources to help your learners recall scientific knowledge and guide them when working independently.

To explore even more Science resources and ideas, why not visit our Secondary Science hub?

Table mats and helpsheets

Numeracy Placemat for Science
hainezee

Numeracy Placemat for Science

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Print to A3 double sided and laminate. Includes rules, tips and formulae for use in Science lessons. Includes graphing / scales / times-tables / calculations / formula triangles and other helpful information which can help boost your students' ability to work some things out for themselves and tog...
KS3 Science skills help sheets
simontwhite

KS3 Science skills help sheets

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These sheets are designed to help KS3 students with all aspects of a science investigation. There are printable sheets for Risk Assessment, Planning, Obtaining Evidence, Analysing Evidence and Evaluating Evidence. The sheets contain key words and connectives along with helpful hints and tips, l...

Writing frames and 'how to' resources

How to Draw a Graph Animation (Science Line Graph)
peter_ammel12

How to Draw a Graph Animation (Science Line Graph)

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A step by step guide (animation) on how to draw a science lin GCSE spec graph. Suitable for Year9-Y11 (AQA + OCR = GCSE). Age: 13-16 (Suitable for other ages with minor changes). 100 powerpoint animations timed together to represent the different stages of drawing a graph. There is ...
Science Exam Skills - Graphs, Tables, Diagrams, Formulae
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Science Exam Skills - Graphs, Tables, Diagrams, Formulae

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Worksheets to help students practice key skills required for exams. Interpreting graphs Describing patterns Understanding and identifying patterns in tables Using information from diagrams Using physics formulae Command words All command words are highlighted/underlined to promot...
KS3 Science investigation writing frame
grayster

KS3 Science investigation writing frame

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I use this writing frame on A3 paper for KS3 classes to help them organise an investigation, and I link each part to AQA coursework so they are used to the words and ideas when they get to GCSE. There is an example LA writing frame where pupils investigate the link between the height you drop a ball...
How to plan an investigation.
James Ferguson

How to plan an investigation.

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Aimed at the NEW OCR Controlled Assessment but useful for all. A guide in planning an investigation using the old bouncing balls experiment to illustrate all the key points. An example piece of work is used throughout to illustrate each point and link to the marks scheme. Click the monkey on each sl...