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My ISA Handbook AQA science controlled assessment

My ISA Handbook AQA science controlled assessment

This handbook is intended to prepare students for the challenges of a science controlled assessment through a range of activities that can be completed independently or in class. It includes a 'student speak' glossary and lots of challenging oppotunities for assessment for learning before you begin an ISA. It aims to provide an independent learning opportunity that reduces the amount of class time you need to spend on an ISA. Word file now added so you can customise to suit your centre.

By J-Rho

New AQA P2.8 (New Physics GCSE spec 4.2 - exams 2018) - Power and energy transfers in appliances

New AQA P2.8 (New Physics GCSE spec 4.2 - exams 2018) - Power and energy transfers in appliances

AQA P2 (New GCSE Spec – Unit 4.2 – Electricity)Lesson: P2.8 – Power and energy transfers in everyday appliancesSpecification points covered = 4.2.4.1 - Power4.2.4.2 - Energy transfers in everyday appliancesA fully resourced lesson about power and energy transfers in everyday appliances to be used when teaching the new physics specification GCSE of AQA P2 (Paper 1, Topic 2).Fully resourced with differentiated tasks and activities shown on power point slides.

By gstephenson84

AQA Physics New GCSE (Paper 1 Topic 2 - exams 2018) – Electricity (4.2 - TRILOGY ONLY LESSONS)

AQA Physics New GCSE (Paper 1 Topic 2 - exams 2018) – Electricity (4.2 - TRILOGY ONLY LESSONS)

AQA Physics New GCSE Spec (Paper 1 Topic 2 - exams 2018) – Electricity (4.2) TRILOGY ONLY LESSONSAll lessons to cover the trilogy course for topic 2 (paper 1, topic 2) – Electricity, from the new spec (exams 2018). Lessons to cover the whole of the trilogy course for this topic.The lessons include any required practical tasks that AQA have outlined, and an opportunity for learners to complete each of these. Lessons have differentiated tasks available on slides and progress checks to assess learning throughout the lessons.There is also opportunity to assess extended answer questions in some of the lessons to allow extended feedback on their work in these tasks.All of the following specification points are covered for this topic and in brackets is the lesson that the point is covered in:4.2.1.1 - Standard circuit symbols (lesson P2.1)4.2.1.2 - Electric charge and current (lesson P2.1)4.2.1.3 - Current, resistance and potential difference (lesson P2.2)Required Practical 3 (lesson P2.2)4.2.1.4 - Resistors (lesson P2.3)Required practical 4 (lesson P2.3)4.2.2 - Series and parallel circuits (lesson P2.4 and P2.5)4.2.3.1 - Direct and alternating potential difference (lesson P2.6)4.2.3.2 - Mains electricity (lesson P2.7)4.2.4.1 - Power (lesson P2.8)4.2.4.2 - Energy transfers in everyday appliances (lesson P2.8)4.2.4.3 - The National Grid (lesson P2.9)

By gstephenson84

New AQA P2.9 (New Physics GCSE spec 4.2 - exams 2018) - The National Grid

New AQA P2.9 (New Physics GCSE spec 4.2 - exams 2018) - The National Grid

AQA P2 (New GCSE Spec – Unit 4.2 – Electricity)Lesson: P2.9 – The National GridSpecification points covered = 4.2.4.3 - The National GridA fully resourced lesson about the National Grid to be used when teaching the new physics specification GCSE of AQA P2 (Paper 1, Topic 2).Fully resourced with differentiated tasks and activities shown on power point slides.

By gstephenson84

moon landings lesson

moon landings lesson

A simple lesson about the moon landings for entry level - looks at footage from apollo and gets the pupils to sort evidence into for and against the moon landings then write a conclusion based on the evidence - all resources included

By cazzie123

Measurement – Conversion of Units - 1

Measurement – Conversion of Units - 1

You should install these Fonts for these documents; (Marker Felt & Tempus Sans ITC)You can get easily student feedback from this subject with these systematic documents.(Each document has 2 pages & Answer Key) These resources include;- Length, - Area, - Volume, - Mass, - Force,- Weight, - Time,

By veyselbiga

New AQA P2.6 (New Physics GCSE spec 4.2 - exams 2018) - Direct and alternating potential difference

New AQA P2.6 (New Physics GCSE spec 4.2 - exams 2018) - Direct and alternating potential difference

AQA P2 (New GCSE Spec – Unit 4.2 – Electricity)Lesson: P2.6 – Direct and alternating potential differenceSpecification points covered = 4.2.3.1 - Direct and alternating potential differenceA fully resourced lesson about direct and alternating potential difference to be used when teaching the new physics specification GCSE of AQA P2 (Paper 1, Topic 2).Fully resourced with differentiated tasks and activities shown on power point slides. Resource also includes a possible stretch task for more able students or to be used as a homework.

By gstephenson84

New AQA P2.7 (New Physics GCSE spec 4.2 - exams 2018) - Mains Electricity

New AQA P2.7 (New Physics GCSE spec 4.2 - exams 2018) - Mains Electricity

AQA P2 (New GCSE Spec – Unit 4.2 – Electricity)Lesson: P2.7 – Mains ElectricitySpecification points covered = 4.2.3.2 - Mains ElectricityA fully resourced lesson about mains electricity to be used when teaching the new physics specification GCSE of AQA P2 (Paper 1, Topic 2).Fully resourced with differentiated tasks and activities shown on power point slides.

By gstephenson84

KS3 Physics - Magnetism, Magnets and Electromagnets Resource Pack,  PowerPoint and Worksheets

KS3 Physics - Magnetism, Magnets and Electromagnets Resource Pack, PowerPoint and Worksheets

*This resource has been recommended by the TES Resource Team**UPDATED JANUARY 2017* Added a crossword puzzle with answers.This resource pack includes an engaging illustrated 33-slide PowerPoint presentation that will get your young learners thinking about magnetism. Scaffolded notes for pupils have been customized to go along with these lessons. Two additional worksheets and a quiz are also included. The learning objectives are listed below.By the end of this series of lessons, pupils will:1) be introduced to the discovery and history of magnets2) know the elements that have magnetic properties3) observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others4) compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials5) describe magnets as having 2 poles6) predict whether 2 magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing7) know that materials contain groups of spinning electrons called domains8) know that the domains are aligned in magnetic materials9) know that the domains of a non-magnetic material are not aligned10) learn about magnetic fields by plotting with compass, representation by field lines11) learn about Earth’s magnetism, compass and navigation12) explore the magnetic fields of permanent and induced magnets, and the Earth’s magnetic field You may also be interested in Magnetism Part 2 priced at only £2You can save by getting Magnetism Part 1 and Part 2 togetherFor the best value, get the Magnetism and Sound Bundle which also includes my popular Sound and Hearing lessons.Cheers!

By sciencecorner

AQA P1 Exam Questions for Revision and Assesment by Spec Code

AQA P1 Exam Questions for Revision and Assesment by Spec Code

Want to find a question on a specific topic for 2017 revision? Want to make an exam paper on a range of topics? Want to easily generate revision booklets? Don’t want to waste your time searching for those questions? Then this tool will help. This document consists of a full spec list for P1 and a list of exam questions for P1 by spec code. This includes all F and H paper over the years 2016-2014. It is a filterable and editable spreadsheet, listing in spec order, all the exam questions over the last three years. Simply filter by the exact required spec code. This can also be done to a range of detail as the spec codes have been split across four columns to be able to filter by a whole topic in a simpler way. It will then tell you the tier, year and exact question in a list. This list could then aid you to quickly build a resource or even give straight to pupils to generate very targeted homework/revision task based on your own gap analysis.

By rwhawell

AQA B1, C1 and P1 Exam Questions for Revision and Assesment by Spec Code

AQA B1, C1 and P1 Exam Questions for Revision and Assesment by Spec Code

Want to find a question on a specific topic for 2017 revision? Want to make an exam paper on a range of topics? Want to easily generate revision booklets? Don’t want to waste your time searching for those questions? Then this tool will help. This document consists of a full spec list for B1, C1 and P1 and a list of exam questions by spec code for all of Core. This includes all F and H paper over the years 2016-2014. It is a filterable and editable spreadsheet, listing in spec order, all the exam questions over the last three years. Simply filter by the exact required spec code. This can also be done to a range of detail as the spec codes have been split across four columns to be able to filter by a whole topic in a simpler way. It will then tell you the tier, year and exact question in a list. This list could then aid you to quickly build a resource or even give straight to pupils to generate very targeted homework/revision task based on your own gap analysis.

By rwhawell

Magnets, Magnetic fields, The Motor Effect, Electromagnetism, Edexcel SP12, 3 lesson bundle

Magnets, Magnetic fields, The Motor Effect, Electromagnetism, Edexcel SP12, 3 lesson bundle

Find out why our science department is in the top 10% in the UK, please download -Atoms - electrons and orbits free from my shop, enjoy.Thank you for taking the time to view my premium resource. It is designed to provide you with a lesson in which pupil’s progress, the lessons follow a pathway; prepare for learning, lesson objectives, present new information, construct on that information, apply and demonstrate, review and consolidate.Each individual lesson overview is presented below, however most of my premium resources follow the same format, which is:-All power points to tell a storyLearning objectives clearly and uniquely visually linked, short, relevant and punchy, revised a minimum of 3 time a lesson.Fun pictures all over to help tell the tale.All slides plain black background font comic sans minimum 24 for contrast and easy to read at the back.As many fun, creative and original practical’s built in to lessons as could be implemented.All resources produced and stored for each lesson.Practical instructions given along with prep room requests.TEEP embedded, alongside philosophies from working with the Stimulating Physics program.This resource will provide you with a great lesson and save you that precious commodity – timeMagnets and magnetic fieldsCan you make the link?What is magnet?Defy Gravity – instructions givenPermanent and induced magnetsDescribe the differenceNormal magnetic fieldUniform magnetic fieldEarth’s magnetic fieldField linesMagnetic Forces – The Motor EffectQuick QuizMagnetic and electrical forces – what happens?Rail gun video linksMagnetic and electromagnetic forces interactingFleming’s left hand ruleThe equation and unitsQuestionsThe electric motor Description of partsIncrease and decrease coil rotation140 characters or lessElectromagnetic fields and magnets - the solenoid -practical includedQuick QuizMagnetic field around a wireField linesRight hand ruleField lines in a coilA solenoidAn electromagnetBuild one – practical, how do you increase the magnetic effectHow a speaker works2 + 4 = 6For huge savings please see my bundles in the shop.

By caineyone

GCSE Physics P2 - short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

GCSE Physics P2 - short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

Hand typed model answer booklet for all chapters in GCSE Physics unit 2. Exam-style questions and mark scheme answers simplified and ordered into topic/chapter order to make revision easier, based on other resources, textbook questions and past papers. Contains 1 mark, 2 marks, 3 marks, 4 marks and 5 mark answers based on AQA exam board. Content applicable to other examination boards including Edexcel, OCR and WJEC.

By ebrook_

Electromagnetism - electromagnetic fields and magnets - the solenoid -practical included

Electromagnetism - electromagnetic fields and magnets - the solenoid -practical included

Find out why our science department is in the top 10% in the UK, please download -Atoms - electrons and orbits free from my shop, enjoy.Thank you for taking the time to view my premium resource. It is designed to provide you with a lesson in which pupil’s progress, the lessons follow a pathway; prepare for learning, lesson objectives, present new information, construct on that information, apply and demonstrate, review and consolidate.Each individual lesson overview is presented below, however most of my premium resources follow the same format, which is:-All power points to tell a storyLearning objectives clearly and uniquely visually linked, short, relevant and punchy, revised a minimum of 3 time a lesson.Fun pictures all over to help tell the tale.All slides plain black background font comic sans minimum 24 for contrast and easy to read at the back.As many fun, creative and original practical’s built in to lessons as could be implemented.All resources produced and stored for each lesson.Practical instructions given along with prep room requests.TEEP embedded, alongside philosophies from working with the Stimulating Physics program.This resource will provide you with a great lesson and save you that precious commodity – timeLesson overviewQuick QuizMagnetic field around a wireField linesRight hand ruleField lines in a coilA solenoidAn electromagnetBuild one – practical, how do you increase the magnetic effectHow a speaker works2 + 4 = 6For huge savings please see my bundles in the shop.

By caineyone

Human Biology Bundle

Human Biology Bundle

This fantastic Bundle contains 8 separate resources: Organ Donation: *£1 from each purchase will go directly to charity*This is an 'excellent' lesson created for an external observation. Comprises of a PowerPoint complete with a link to a video relating to organ donation, quick fire round with three organs that are regularly donated that pupils have to label and an Organ Donation strength and weaknesses worksheet. To complete the lesson pupils have to weigh up their own opinion on organ donation.£1 from every purchase will be donated to Cruse Bereavement Care http://www.cruse.org.uk The Human Body-Organs: This is a kinaesthetic activity for pupils to colour and cut out the various organs of the human body and stick them in the correct place on an outline of a human body. Pupils may use this resource to label each item and it's specific function. The Nervous System: This is a full hour lesson consisting of a Bell Task-Give me 5 (Worksheet included), an information sheet on the Nervous System complete with diagrams of the brain and a neutron and an experiment to test sensitivity of the skin using a paper clip. The Digestive System: This PowerPoint is centred around the digestive system. Taking pupils through the process of digestion. This includes a literacy task based on the "Fantastic Journey" through the body. Included in this resource is a peer assessment worksheet for pupils to assess their peers on their literacy work. The Excretory System:This is an 'excellent' lesson created for an external observation. Comprises of a PowerPoint complete with a video link relating to the excretory system, a give me 5 bell task and pupils have a literacy exercise based on what life would be like with one kidney. The Human Body Cipart: ake this opportunity to grab yourself 14 doodles of the human body and its organs. All images are pgn (transparent background). Perfect for your resources. You can use these doodles in any of your commercial or personal resources, please do not sell them as is-you must use it within your own work.Should you require and custom doodle orders please do not hesitate to contact us! Rules for the Laboratory-Back to School: A presentation that takes pupils through the 10 rules for the lab. A great back to school refresher. Hazard Symbols: This lesson introduces pupils to signs and symbols, why we have them and specifically symbols that are found in the laboratory. Pupils are asked to look at every day symbols and their meanings and to discuss why we have symbols. They are then introduced to 9 hazard symbols and their meanings. This lesson comes with a blank hazard symbols mind map to complete during the lesson. They must then carryout research for homework and record it on this mind map (we print it onto A3 paper). In addition, there is a set of hazard flash cards for a recall and a doodle task. test can be printed and laminated for reuse. They are great for revision also!

By TeachElite

Revision - SHC & Latent Heat

Revision - SHC & Latent Heat

Revision lesson on SHC and latent heat. Revision of the equations, including units and rearranging. Includes eight relevant exam questions labelled high, medium and low demand.Mark Scheme included.

By CAllan1855

GCSE Physics P1 - Short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

GCSE Physics P1 - Short model answers to exam style questions, by topic

Hand typed model answer booklet for all chapters in GCSE Physics unit 1. Exam-style questions and mark scheme answers simplified and ordered into topic/chapter order to make revision easier, based on other resources, textbook questions and past papers. Contains 1 mark, 2 marks, 3 marks, 4 marks and 5 mark answers based on AQA exam board. Content applicable to other examination boards including Edexcel, OCR and WJEC.

By ebrook_

Science skills for year 6 and/ or year 7

Science skills for year 6 and/ or year 7

For year 6 students to teach them science skills, including how to carry out an experiment, hazard symbols, equipment names and how to draw them, table drawing etc. 10 weeks of lessons on PowerPoint and a booklet for them to use. Also useful for new year 7's first term in school.PLEASE CHANGE THE PICTURES AND NAME OF THE SCHOOL ON THE FIRST PAGE.

By wheeler6

Magnetic Forces - The Motor Effect

Magnetic Forces - The Motor Effect

Find out why our science department is in the top 10% in the UK, please download -Atoms - electrons and orbits free from my shop, enjoy.Thank you for taking the time to view my premium resource. It is designed to provide you with a lesson in which pupil’s progress, the lessons follow a pathway; prepare for learning, lesson objectives, present new information, construct on that information, apply and demonstrate, review and consolidate.Each individual lesson overview is presented below, however most of my premium resources follow the same format, which is:-All power points to tell a storyLearning objectives clearly and uniquely visually linked, short, relevant and punchy, revised a minimum of 3 time a lesson.Fun pictures all over to help tell the tale.All slides plain black background font comic sans minimum 24 for contrast and easy to read at the back.As many fun, creative and original practical’s built in to lessons as could be implemented.All resources produced and stored for each lesson.Practical instructions given along with prep room requests.TEEP embedded, alongside philosophies from working with the Stimulating Physics program.This resource will provide you with a great lesson and save you that precious commodity – timeLesson overviewQuick QuizMagnetic and electrical forces – what happens?Rail gun video linksMagnetic and electromagnetic forces interactingFleming’s left hand ruleThe equation and unitsQuestionsThe electric motor Description of partsIncrease and decrease coil rotation140 characters or lessFor huge savings please see my bundles in the shop.

By caineyone

P2 AQA GCSE Past Exam Questions

P2 AQA GCSE Past Exam Questions

18 pages of Past Paper Questions from recent, old and additional P2 Past Papers. A page for each topic (approx). Revise a topic with the class and then do past paper questions. Great for Revision. Mark Scheme (as you can imagine takes a while to create) so will be uploaded soon but you can search the question on google and find which paper it is from and find the mark scheme yourself.

By keyglow200

Drawing Graphs SKILLS BASED LESSON

Drawing Graphs SKILLS BASED LESSON

A booklet on learning how to draw a graph. I have used it for my KS3 classes and bottom KS4 classes. It can also be used for Primary Schools. I have had really good feedback in my school for this!!What do you get?-Identifying graph types by name- Rules for drawing a graph- Step by step process of drawing a graph-Spot the mistake in graphs-Graph drawing tasks that gradually get harder

By ambshafi

Magnets and Magnetic Fields

Magnets and Magnetic Fields

Find out why our science department is in the top 10% in the UK, please download -Atoms - electrons and orbits free from my shop, enjoy.Thank you for taking the time to view my premium resource. It is designed to provide you with a lesson in which pupil’s progress, the lessons follow a pathway; prepare for learning, lesson objectives, present new information, construct on that information, apply and demonstrate, review and consolidate.Each individual lesson overview is presented below, however most of my premium resources follow the same format, which is:-All power points to tell a storyLearning objectives clearly and uniquely visually linked, short, relevant and punchy, revised a minimum of 3 time a lesson.Fun pictures all over to help tell the tale.All slides plain black background font comic sans minimum 24 for contrast and easy to read at the back.As many fun, creative and original practical’s built in to lessons as could be implemented.All resources produced and stored for each lesson.Practical instructions given along with prep room requests.TEEP embedded, alongside philosophies from working with the Stimulating Physics program.This resource will provide you with a great lesson and save you that precious commodity – timeLesson OverviewCan you make the link?What is magnet?Defy Gravity – instructions givenPermanent and induced magnetsDescribe the differenceNormal magnetic fieldUniform magnetic fieldEarth’s magnetic fieldField lines

By caineyone