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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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GPE calculations

GPE calculations

Simple worksheet looking at GPE calculations. These are illustrated with past paper images. Only three examples I'm afraid; the third with a simple rearrangement
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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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GCSE Science / Physics / (AQA P7) Loudspeaker (Lesson plan & PowerPoint)

GCSE Science / Physics / (AQA P7) Loudspeaker (Lesson plan & PowerPoint)

This is a detailed lesson and PowerPoint explaining how an electric loudspeaker works. This is the fifth lesson in the Electromagnetism unit of work (P7). The lesson recaps sound, longitudinal waves, frequency and amplitude and then applies them to a moving coil speaker, building on the knowledge of the motor force and solenoids from the previous lessons in the chapter. There are two PowerPoints either with or without the short 5 second video clip of the practical so that the 26MB download is optional. Ideas for differentiation, discussion, research and homework also included in lesson plan. See my shop for a huge range of Lessons and PowerPoints: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/flushflop Visit my facebook page to discuss these lessons and to obtain information on updates: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewsResources/?ref=bookmarks
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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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AQA Paper 1 calulations Grade 7+

AQA Paper 1 calulations Grade 7+

This is a work sheet that covers all the paper 1 calculations. The formulae are given before each section. These are aimed at 7+ students as there are multi-stage calculations which require unit manipulation and substitution. > 25 different calcs.
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AQA Elastic energy and spring constant calculations

AQA Elastic energy and spring constant calculations

Simple worksheet covering elastic energy and spring constant. It is broken down into three parts with the answers after each section. Extension section with 2 part calculations. Suitable for lower ability as the numbers are fairly simple. I have highlighted where any unit conversions need to take place.
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