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pH Activities

pH Activities

Three sets of practical write-on sheets plus a free starter and plenary activities for each pH practical activities.
martinpk
Structured activity that demonstrates how to produce a 1-14 pH Range.

Structured activity that demonstrates how to produce a 1-14 pH Range.

Remember - Health and Safety is the responsibility of the teacher in charge of the activity. Consult with your laboratory technician and try the experiment before allowing the pupils to attempt the experiment. You know your pupils best. Free starter and plenary activities are provided. Extra sheets of pupil write on sheets are provided. Activity is structured allowing projection of sheets onto Interactive White Board to allow collation of class results and class discussion. A suggested marking schedule is also provided , along with Grading and Feedback Sheets. I would suggest putting the pupils into 'marking pairs' and letting them grade each others work and give feedback. Then cast an eye over the work to check it has been done correctly. This activity teaches the pupils how to interpret a marking matrix and make judgements as to what is required to achieve each grade. It takes patience giving the pupils practice carrying out his activity, but will ultimately result in higher pupil achievement and easier marking for you.
martinpk
Structured activity that investigates the pH of Everyday Items.

Structured activity that investigates the pH of Everyday Items.

Remember - Health and Safety is the responsibility of the teacher in charge of the activity. Consult with your laboratory technician and try the experiment before allowing the pupils to attempt the experiment. You know your pupils best. Free starter and plenary activities are provided. Extra sheets of pupil write on sheets are provided. Activity is structured allowing projection of sheets onto Interactive White Board to allow collation of class results and class discussion. A suggested marking schedule is also provided , along with Grading and Feedback Sheets. I would suggest putting the pupils into 'marking pairs' and letting them grade each others work and give feedback. Then cast an eye over the work to check it has been done correctly. This activity teaches the pupils how to interpret a marking matrix and make judgements as to what is required to achieve each grade. It takes patience giving the pupils practice carrying out his activity, but will ultimately result in higher pupil achievement and easier marking for you.
martinpk
Structured activity that investigates the Neutralisation of Acids and Bases.

Structured activity that investigates the Neutralisation of Acids and Bases.

Remember - Health and Safety is the responsibility of the teacher in charge of the activity. Consult with your laboratory technician and try the experiment before allowing the pupils to attempt the experiment. You know your pupils best. Free starter and plenary activities are provided. Extra sheets of pupil write on sheets are provided. Activity is structured allowing projection of sheets onto Interactive White Board to allow collation of class results and class discussion. A suggested marking schedule is also provided , along with Grading and Feedback Sheets. I would suggest putting the pupils into 'marking pairs' and letting them grade each others work and give feedback. Then cast an eye over the work to check it has been done correctly. This activity teaches the pupils how to interpret a marking matrix and make judgements as to what is required to achieve each grade. It takes patience giving the pupils practice carrying out his activity, but will ultimately result in higher pupil achievement and easier marking for you.
martinpk
GCSE AQA Trilogy Chemistry - reacting masses to balanced equations

GCSE AQA Trilogy Chemistry - reacting masses to balanced equations

This powerpoint gives worked examples of reacting masses to balanced equations including two practicals with full instructions to be able to calculate balanced chemical equations from the masses used in the practical. Only for higher tier, but set out in a way to support those struggling with calculations
hjones1987
History of the periodic table

History of the periodic table

Leads the students through the development of the periodic table from Newland's to Mendeleev's. Links to YouTube video that explains Mendeleev's discovery. Differentiated questions to help students understanding. Final task introduces the students to trends and helps them to see first hand how the table is used.
Jubblord
Surface area and the rate of reaction

Surface area and the rate of reaction

An engaging lesson presentation (23 slides) and accompanying differentiated worksheets that look at how surface area affects the rate of reaction. The lesson begins by testing the student's mathematical skills by having to work out the surface area of a cube. Guides are used at all times to show how this is done for those who find it difficult. The students will also recall how to calculate volume. Moving forwards, students will apply this knowledge to the situation when the cube has been cut up into smaller pieces and they will see how this increases the surface area and the surface area to volume ratio. They are challenged to explain how this leads to more collisions and therefore affects the rate of reaction. The main question section is differentiated so that all abilities can access the work. This lesson has been designed for GCSE students
GJHeducation
Scientific Literacy

Scientific Literacy

This video introduces the concept of scientific literacy to secondary level students, how it relates to academic studies as well as citizenship in a democratic society. Specific examples from everyday life are examined: climate change, GMO foods, space exploration, genetic testing, health and medicine, to name a few. Students are walked through how to read a food label, in particular examining the ubiquity of high-fructose corn syrup in fast foods and soft drinks. The video concludes with tying scientific literacy in with the importance of making healthy choices. Video: 6'45" NGSS Standards for Life Sciences and Chemistry
dobrien7
Chemistry: Matter and Change

Chemistry: Matter and Change

This video gives an overview of an introductory secondary level chemistry course. The basic principles of science and its methods are discussed, particularly how they relate to the study of chemistry. Main topics: - Scientific Methods - Matter & Change - Names & Symbols of Elements - Distinguishing Chemical from Physical Changes
dobrien7
Potable Water - New AQA 2016 Chemistry

Potable Water - New AQA 2016 Chemistry

Fully resourced series of lessons on potable water. The concept of potable water is introduced with a practical. The way water is treated in the UK and desalination processes are covered. A couple of videos are embedded in the presentation and a linked question sheet in included. Teacher and technician notes along with student sheet are then included that have been adapted for the water required practical. If the embedded videos don't work there is a word document with the web address on
amcooke