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Russian Cosmonauts Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Space Astronauts

Russian Cosmonauts Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Space Astronauts

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Russian Cosmonauts’. 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!
mikedean
Space Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Science Physics

Space Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Science Physics

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Space’. 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!
mikedean
Pandora (KS2, Sci-Fi, Film) - creative ideas for planning discussion, writing and art

Pandora (KS2, Sci-Fi, Film) - creative ideas for planning discussion, writing and art

This resource contains ideas for creative literacy planning for the film ‘Pandora’, featured in the blockbuster sci-fi movie Avatar by James Cameron. This film is available on the Literacy Shed. Suitable for Key Stage 2. Story synopsis: The strange planet of Pandora is a world newly discovered by humans. Although the pioneers prize it for its rich mineral content, Pandora’s real treasure is the stunning and beautiful creatures, plants and people who live there. It contains tried and tested ideas for: engaging your class in thought provoking discussion about what objects say about us and alien world building applying their ideas to a write a ‘factional’ account of a new planet developing their ideas through art by creating alien landscapes with collage This ‘Have you Tried?’ resource can form the basis for an outstanding, cross-curricular unit of literacy work. NB: This is not a set of lesson plans, but ideas to inspire your planning. For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk
articulate_education
Copernicus - A sample chapter from 'Standing on the Shoulders of Giants'

Copernicus - A sample chapter from 'Standing on the Shoulders of Giants'

This is a sample chapter from the forthcoming book, ‘Standing on the Shoulders of Giants’ by Tom Burkard and Colin McKenzie. Copernicus was a pioneer of astronomy whose work was crucial to the replacement of the ‘goecentric model’ of the Universe with a ‘heliocentric’ model. This chapter is aimed at higher ability 11-16 students and has been found to be an excellent resource for revision, homework or ‘flipped learning’. Further chapters are also being made available for review and evaluation. This chapter tells the story of Copernicus’ life in the context of his times. It details his work on astronomy and describes the cultural implications of his discoveries. Explanations are provided that enable to understand how observations of planetary movements provide evidence for the different models of the solar system. Each chapter of SotSoG gives a brief biography of a great physicist and is linked to an explanation of their discoveries that is relevant to the school curriculum. This is a trial chapter and we welcome feedback from teachers and students before publication of the finished book. I have used chapters for revision, homework and as ‘flipped learning’ activities, where students are encouraged to independently learn the basics of a topic before it is taught in class. Our chapters are also very effective for use in ‘quiet reading’ sessions. The literacy level here is ‘middle to high’ and we have found this content to be very engaging as extension work for higher ability students.
colmckenzie
Quiz Selection

Quiz Selection

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Science week 2018 bundle: Assembly, Quiz & Anagram treasure hunt

Science week 2018 bundle: Assembly, Quiz & Anagram treasure hunt

This contains a ppt for assembly which includes why science is important, recent discoveries & two short videos. (This includes my schools activities but there are 2 activities you could also do at your school) Poster competition Anagram treasure hunt (9 A3 postesr each with a different letter that you can place around the school for students to find and solve the word = ‘Scientist’) Included is also a science quiz that can be used as part of the lesson or during tutor time.
staylor106
British Science week Assembly/Powerpoint 2018 - Exploration & Discovery

British Science week Assembly/Powerpoint 2018 - Exploration & Discovery

This is a power point designed to last at least 15-20 minutes. This includes a couple slides discussing recent discoveries, why science is important and 2 competitions you could run at your school, it also includes 2 links to optional youtube videos you can show as part of the assembly. The ppt will need to be tweaked to your schools activities. If you aren’t running any to discuss as part of the assembly it will be 10 mins max. You can also add your schools weekly science activities to discuss.
staylor106