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Eclipse, eclipses, solar eclipse, lunar eclipse, umbra, penumbra, total and partial. Complete lesson

Eclipse, eclipses, solar eclipse, lunar eclipse, umbra, penumbra, total and partial. Complete lesson

High quality, complete and ready to use lesson. For use in KS3 and for lower and middle ability groups in KS4. ‘‘ECLIPSES’’ - STUDENT OUTCOMES: By the end of the lesson students will be able to: * Understand new key words such as eclipse, umbra, penumbra etc. * Understand what solar and lunar eclipses are. * Be able to explain what happens during a solar and lunar eclipse * Be able to draw diagrams of a solar and a lunar eclipse. STARTER Pupils will start the lessons by thinking and working in pairs and doing a mini quiz. After discussion of the answers this leads on to revealing the title and lesson outcomes, students then self assess their current understanding of what this lesson is going to cover. MAIN and MAIN and MAIN.... This lesson is chunked into discrete sections to support learning and engender positive behaviour by keeping students interested and focused. All points of the specification are addressed. There are various student activities such as: practical, gap fill, carefully selected videos, paired work, literacy activities, focused questions with answers and differentiation, SMSC, quiz, homework, self-assessment and peer assessment opportunities etc. This good variety of activities keeps pupils focused and happily learning. PLENARY: In the plenary activity pupils complete an activity then peer assess it to uncover how much they have learnt during the lesson. They then self-assess themselves against the lesson outcomes. Students who need further support set themselves additional homework to enhance learning of today’s lesson. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES: These are provided just in case any group requires them. COMPLETE AND READY TO USE: All resources are included in this excellent lesson, there is nothing for you but order the practical kit and deliver the lesson. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING: Thanks for looking, your positive feedback would be very much appreciated :) OTHER BARCLAYFOX SPACE LESSONS FOR STUDENTS BETWEEN 10 YEARS AND 14 YEARS OLD: * Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. * Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models * Seasons. * Gravity, weight and mass. * Exploring and observing the universe. * The moon’s phases. * Eclipse * Space travel * Observations of the universe * Day and night MORE HIGH QUALITY LESSONS: For more lessons that meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. Happy teaching ! Barclayfox.
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Life cycle of a star, star life cycle, average and massive stars. Nebula, protostar, supernova.  Com

Life cycle of a star, star life cycle, average and massive stars. Nebula, protostar, supernova. Com

High quality, complete and ready to use lesson. For use in KS3 and for lower and middle ability groups in KS4. ‘‘LIFE CYCLE OF A STAR’’ - STUDENT OUTCOMES: By the end of the lesson students will be able to: * Recall space facts such as what planets, moon, stars and galaxies are * Understand new key words such as nebula, red giant, white dwarf etc. * Describe the life cycle of stars of similar mass to our sun. * Describe the life cycle of stars of much larger mass than our sun. * Compare and contrast the 2 life cycles. STARTER Pupils will start the lessons by thinking and working in pairs in a race to solve a mini quiz. After discussion of the answers this leads to revealing the title and lesson outcomes, students then self assess their current understanding of what this lesson is going to cover. MAIN and MAIN and MAIN.... This lesson is chunked into discrete sections to support learning and engender positive behaviour by keeping students interested and focused. All points of the specification are addressed. There are various student activities such as: unique activity sheet, carefully selected video, paired work, literacy activities, focused questions with answers and differentiation, quiz, homework worksheet, gap fill, self-assessment and peer assessment opportunities etc. This good variety of activities keeps pupils focused and happily learning. PLENARY: In the plenary activity pupils complete an activity sheet then peer assess it to uncover how much they have learnt during the lesson. They then self-assess themselves against the lesson outcomes. Students who need further support set themselves additional homework to enhance learning of today’s lesson. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES: These are provided just in case any group requires them. COMPLETE AND READY TO USE: All resources are included in this excellent lesson, there is nothing for you but photocopy the unique activity sheets and deliver the lesson. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING: Thanks for looking, your positive feedback would be very much appreciated :) OTHER BARCLAYFOX SPACE LESSONS FOR STUDENTS BETWEEN 10 YEARS AND 14 YEARS OLD: * Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. * Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models * Seasons. * Gravity, weight and mass. * Exploring and observing the universe. * The moon’s phases. * Eclipse * Space travel * Observations of the universe * Day and night MORE HIGH QUALITY LESSONS: For more lessons that meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. Happy teaching ! Barclayfox.
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Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
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Worksheets on KS3 space. Worksheets, activities, and card sort etc (6 Activities+ 5 Answer sheets).

Worksheets on KS3 space. Worksheets, activities, and card sort etc (6 Activities+ 5 Answer sheets).

Worksheets on KS3 space. worksheets, activities, and card sort etc (6 + 5 associated Answer sheets) as follows: My weight on other planets - Worksheet and Answer sheet (differentiation via a 'challenge mission'). Phases of the moon - Activity sheet with a PowerPoint giving the answers one by one (differentiated). Heliocentric versus Geocentric (models of the solar system) - Activity sheet and Answer sheet (differentiated). Light and space - Question sheet with Answer sheet (can be used in class or given as homework). Life cycle of stars - worksheet and Answer sheet (differentiated). Life cycle of stars - card sort. Also, please note that complete and ready to use high quality lessons for all of the KS3 space and gravity and the universe topic are also available from me. To find them, in the resources search box simply type, barclayfox and a few words from the lesson list below to see the lessons. 1. Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. 2. Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models 3. Seasons. 4. Gravity, weight and mass. 5. Exploring and observing the universe. 6. The moon’s phases. * Life cycle of a star * Eclipse Happy teaching ! Barclayfox.
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Fictional Planets Wordsearch Science Physics Solar System Starter Settler Homework Cover Lesson

Fictional Planets Wordsearch Science Physics Solar System Starter Settler Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Fictional Planets'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
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Space Physics, space, solar system, moons, planets, stars, galaxies, gravity and the universe. Geocentric and heliocentric models of the solar system, seasons, moon's phases etc etc.

Space Physics, space, solar system, moons, planets, stars, galaxies, gravity and the universe. Geocentric and heliocentric models of the solar system, seasons, moon's phases etc etc.

A series of 6 high quality lessons that fully and expertly delivers all the points within BOTH the NEW KS3 Department for Education 'Space Physics' National Curriculum and the AQA KS3 specification / syllabus sections '3.7.2 Universe' and '3.1.2 Gravity'. THIS IS A BUNDLE OF 6 LESSONS: 1. Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. 2. Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models 3. Seasons. 4. Gravity, weight and mass. 5. Exploring and observing the universe. 6. The moon’s phases.
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Moon’s phases, phases of the moon, waxing, waning, gibbous, crescent.  Complete KS3 lesson.

Moon’s phases, phases of the moon, waxing, waning, gibbous, crescent. Complete KS3 lesson.

‘The Moon’s phases’ is number 6 in a series of 6 high quality lessons that fully and expertly delivers all the points within BOTH the NEW KS3 Department for Education 'Space Physics' National Curriculum and the AQA KS3 specification / syllabus sections '3.7.2 Universe' and '3.1.2 Gravity'. ‘‘THE MOON’S PHASES’’ - STUDENT OUTCOMES: By the end of the lesson students will be able to: * Use new literacy words e.g. waxing and waning. * Draw the different phases of the Moon. * Name the phases of the moon. * Explain why we see phases of the Moon. * Successfully complete a phases of the moon practical. STARTER Pupils will start the lessons by thinking and working in pairs in a race to solve a picture puzzle and work out what today’s lesson is about. After discussion that leads to revealing the title and lesson outcomes, students then self assess against their current understanding of this lesson. MAIN and MAIN and MAIN.... This lesson is chunked into discrete sections to support learning and engender positive behaviour by keeping students interested and focused. All points of the specification are addressed. There are various student activities such as: practical, unique activity sheet, animation, carefully selected video, paired work, literacy activities, focused questions with answers and differentiation, picture puzzle, quiz, homework, gap fill, self-assessment and peer assessment opportunities etc. This good variety of activities keeps pupils focused and happily learning. PLENARY: In the plenary activity pupils complete a quiz and then peer assess it to uncover how much they have learnt during the lesson. They then self-assess themselves against the lesson outcomes. Students who need further support set themselves additional homework to enhance learning of today’s lesson. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES: These are provided just in case any group requires them. COMPLETE AND READY TO USE: All resources are included in this excellent lesson, there is nothing for you but order the equipment (list is provided), photocopy the unique activity sheet and deliver the lesson. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING: Thanks for looking, your positive feedback would be very much appreciated :) THIS IS ONE OF A SERIES OF 6 LESSONS: 1. Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. 2. Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models 3. Seasons. 4. Gravity, weight and mass. 5. Exploring and observing the universe. 6. The moon’s phases. MORE HIGH QUALITY LESSONS: For more lessons that meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. Happy teaching ! Barclayfox.
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Observing the stars and space exploration, light year, telescopes, probes, landers. Complete lesson.

Observing the stars and space exploration, light year, telescopes, probes, landers. Complete lesson.

‘Observing and exploring’ is number 5 in a series of 6 high quality lessons that fully and expertly delivers all the points within BOTH the NEW KS3 Department for Education 'Space Physics' National Curriculum and the AQA KS3 specification / syllabus sections '3.7.2 Universe' and '3.1.2 Gravity'. ‘OBSERVING AND EXPLORING’ - STUDENT OUTCOMES: By the end of the lesson students will be able to: * Understand what a ‘light year’ is. * Explain how large the universe is compared to the earth. * Apply understanding of the ‘speed of light’ * Describe ways of discovering the universe from the earth. * Explain how probes can be used to explore the universe. STARTER Pupils will start the lessons by thinking and working in pairs in a race to solve a picture puzzle and work out what today’s lesson is about. After discussion that leads to revealing the title and lesson outcomes, students then self assess against their current understanding of this lesson. MAIN and MAIN and MAIN.... This lesson is chunked into discrete sections to support learning and engender positive behaviour by keeping students interested and focused. All points of the specification are addressed. There are various student activities such as: gap fills, matching, paired work, literacy activities, focused questions with answers and differentiation (“challenge missons”), picture puzzle, homework, carefully selected video, self-assessment opportunities, peer assessment opportunities etc. This good variety of activities keeps pupils focused and happily learning. PLENARY: In the plenary activity pupils complete a matching activity and then peer assess it to uncover how much they have learnt during the lesson. They then self-assess themselves against the lesson outcomes. Students who need further support set themselves additional homework to enhance learning of today’s lesson. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES: These are provided just in case any group requires them. COMPLETE AND READY TO USE: All resources are included in this excellent lesson, there is nothing for you to do but deliver it. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING: Thank you for taking the time to look, your positive feedback would be very much appreciated :) THIS IS ONE OF A SERIES OF 6 LESSONS: 1. Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. 2. Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models 3. Seasons. 4. Gravity, weight and mass. 5. Exploring and observing the universe. 6. The moon’s phases. MORE HIGH QUALITY LESSONS: For more lessons that meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. Happy teaching ! Barclayfox.
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Gravity, weight and mass. Gravitational field strength on other planets. Complete KS3 lesson.

Gravity, weight and mass. Gravitational field strength on other planets. Complete KS3 lesson.

Gravity is lesson 4 in a series of 6 high quality lessons that fully and expertly delivers all the points within BOTH the NEW KS3 Department for Education 'Space Physics' National Curriculum and the AQA KS3 specification / syllabus sections '3.7.2 Universe' and '3.1.2 Gravity'. GRAVITY STUDENT OUTCOMES: By the end of the lesson students will: * Know what gravity is, and which direction it acts in. * Understand the factors that affect gravitational field strength. * Understand the difference between mass and weight. * Be able to calculate weight and mass on the earth. * Be able to calculate weight on other planets. STARTER Pupils will start the lessons by thinking and working in pairs in a race to unscramble key words and work out what today’s lesson is about. After discussion that leads to revealing the title and lesson outcomes, students then self-assess against their current understanding of this lesson. MAIN and MAIN and MAIN.... This lesson is chunked into discrete sections to support learning and engender positive behaviour by keeping students interested and focused. All points of the specification are addressed. There are various student activities such as: calculations with answers, gap fill, matching, paired work, literacy activities, focused questions with answers and differentiation, word unscramble, homework activity sheet (unique), mnemonic MATTHEW, self-assessment opportunities, peer assessment opportunities etc. This good variety of activities keeps pupils focused and happily learning. PLENARY: In the plenary activity pupils complete questions and then peer assess to uncover how much they have learnt during the lesson. They then self-assess themselves against the lesson outcomes. Students who need further support set themselves additional homework to enhance learning of today’s lesson. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES: These are provided just in case any group requires them. COMPLETE AND READY TO USE: All resources are included in this excellent lesson, there is nothing for you to do but photocopy the activity homework sheet and deliver the lesson. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING: Thanks for looking, your positive feedback would be very much appreciated :) THIS IS ONE OF A SERIES OF 6 LESSONS: 1. Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. 2. Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models 3. Seasons. 4. Gravity, weight and mass. 5. Exploring and observing the universe. 6. The moon’s phases. MORE HIGH QUALITY LESSONS: For more lessons that meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. Happy teaching ! Barclayfox.
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Seasons, why they happen, northern hemisphere,  sun’s height in the sky, day and night etc. Complete

Seasons, why they happen, northern hemisphere, sun’s height in the sky, day and night etc. Complete

Seasons is number 3 in a series of 6 high quality lessons that fully and expertly delivers all the points within BOTH the NEW KS3 Department for Education 'Space Physics' National Curriculum and the AQA KS3 specification / syllabus sections '3.7.2 Universe' and '3.1.2 Gravity'. SEASONS - by the end of the lesson students will be able to: * Recall why we have day and night. * Explain the seasons and the importance of the sun's angle. * Explain why if it is summer in the UK, it is winter in Australia. * Compare the shadows and the suns positions in winter and summer. * Use new literacy words such as sphere, hemisphere, equator etc * Successfully complete a simple practical to explain summer and winter. STARTER Pupils will start the lessons by thinking and working in pairs in a race to solve a picture puzzle and work out what today’s lesson is about. After discussion that leads to revealing the title and lesson outcomes, students then self assess against their current understanding of this lesson. MAIN and MAIN and MAIN.... This lesson is chunked into discrete sections to support learning and engender positive behaviour by keeping students interested and focused. All points of the specification are addressed. There are various student activities such as: demo, practical, gap fills, matching, paired work, literacy activities, focused questions with answers and differentiation, picture puzzle, mini test, homework, carefully selected video, self-assessment opportunities, peer assessment opportunities etc. This good variety of activities keeps pupils focused and happily learning. PLENARY: In the plenary activity pupils complete a matching activity and then peer assess it to uncover how much they have learnt during the lesson. They then self-assess themselves against the lesson outcomes. Students who need further support set themselves additional homework to enhance learning of today’s lesson. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES: These are provided just in case any group requires them. All resources are included in this excellent lesson, there is nothing for you to do but deliver it. Thank you for looking, your positive feedback would be very much appreciated :) This lesson is one of a series of 6: 1. Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. 2. Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models 3. Seasons. 4. Gravity, weight and mass. 5. Exploring and observing the universe. 6. The moon’s phases. For more lessons that meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. Happy teaching ! Barclayfox.
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Geocentric and Heliocentric models of the solar system, planets, moons, dwarf planets. Complete les

Geocentric and Heliocentric models of the solar system, planets, moons, dwarf planets. Complete les

This is lesson 2 in a series of 6 high quality lessons that fully and expertly delivers all the points within BOTH the NEW KS3 Department for Education 'Space Physics' National Curriculum and the AQA KS3 specification / syllabus sections '3.7.2 Universe' and '3.1.2 Gravity'. STUDENT OUTCOMES - are noted further down. STARTER Pupils will start the lessons by thinking and working in pairs in a race to solve a picture puzzle and work out what today’s lesson is about. After discussion that leads to revealing the title and lesson outcomes students then self assess against their current understanding of this topic. MAIN and MAIN and MAIN.... This lesson is 'chunked' into discrete sections to support learning and engender positive behaviour by keeping students interested and focused. All points of the specification are addressed. There are various student activities such as: gap fill, matching, a unique differentiated activity sheet, paired work, literacy activities, focused questions with answers and differentiation, picture puzzle, think/pair/share, quiz, mini test, sort into size order, homework, self-assessment opportunities, peer assessment opportunities etc. Lots of variety to keep learners happy, engaged and learning. PLENARY: In the plenary activity pupils complete a quiz and then peer assess it to uncover how much they have learnt during the lesson. They then self-assess themselves against the lesson outcomes. Students who need further support set themselves additional homework to enhance learning of today’s lesson. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES: These are provided just in case any group requires them. All resources are included in this excellent lesson, there is nothing for you to do but deliver it. OUTCOMES - AT THE END OF THIS LESSON STUDENTS ARE ABLE TO: * Understand the difference between moons, planets and dwarf planets. * Explain the geocentric model of the solar system. * Explain the heliocentric model of the solar system. * Understand why Galileo supported the heliocentric model. Thank you for looking, your positive feedback would be very much appreciated :) This lesson is one of a series of 6: 1. Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. 2. Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models 3. Seasons. 4. Gravity, weight and mass. 5. Exploring and observing the universe. 6. The moon’s phases. For more lessons that meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. Happy teaching ! Barclayfox.
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Space, solar system, stars, galaxies, moons, light years and the universe. Complete KS3 lesson.

Space, solar system, stars, galaxies, moons, light years and the universe. Complete KS3 lesson.

This is lesson 1 in a series of 6 high quality lessons that fully and expertly delivers all the points within BOTH the NEW KS3 Department for Education 'Space Physics' National Curriculum and the AQA KS3 specification / syllabus sections '3.7.2 Universe' and '3.1.2 Gravity'. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES - these are given towards the bottom of this text. STARTER Pupils will start the lessons by thinking and working in pairs in a race to unscramble some of the key words in today's lesson. After revealing the title and lesson outcomes students self assess against their current understanding of this topic. MAIN and MAIN and MAIN.... This lesson is 'chunked' into discrete sections to support learning and engender positive behaviour by keeping students interested and focused. All points of the specification are addressed. There are various student activities such as gap fill, matching, reviewing a solar system model, words unscramble, literacy activity, questions and answers, think/pair/share, quiz, sort into size order, mnemonic, self-assessment, peer assessment etc. PLENARY In the plenary activity pupils complete a quiz and then peer assess it to uncover how much they have learnt during the lesson. They then self assess themselves against the lesson outcomes. Students who need further support set themselves additional homework to enhance learning of today’s lesson. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES These are provided just in case any group requires them. All resources are included in this excellent lesson, there is nothing for you to do but deliver it. OUTCOMES - STUDENTS LEARN TO: * Understand the structure of the solar system and be able to draw it with the planets in the correct order. * Explain what keeps the planets in place 'orbiting' the sun. * Understand what 'stars' and 'galaxies' and 'light years' are. * Use new literacy words such as 'orbit' and 'light year'. * Comprehend the vast size of the Milky Way and the Universe. Thank you for looking, your positive feedback would be very much appreciated :) Lesson 1 in a series of 6: 1. Solar system, stars and galaxies and the universe. 2. Geocentric and heliocentric solar system models 3. Seasons. 4. Gravity, weight and mass. 5. Exploring and observing the universe. 6. The moon’s phases. For more lessons designed to meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. Happy teaching ! Barclayfox.
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