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GCSE PE Edexcel new spec 1.1 revision mat

GCSE PE Edexcel new spec 1.1 revision mat

Thought id make this to see what people thought. I am thinking about making more. Don't know if its not colourful enough? It covers all the spec for unit 1.1: musculo-skeletal systems 1.1.1 to 1.1.10. there are questions for the students to answer to see what they know/don't know.

By barry1982

Edexcel GCSE P.E Component 1, 2.1 Levers Worksheets

Edexcel GCSE P.E Component 1, 2.1 Levers Worksheets

These are 2 word documents, each with 4 worksheets on each for mixed ability GCSE PE students. It contains some information on the 3 types of levers and some statements that have fill in the blanks. There are also sporting examples of the 3 lever systems. I have used with my Year 10 GCSE group this year and they have found them useful. Would be good for revision later on too.

By barry1982

GCSE Edexcel 2.2 Planes & Axes Worksheets

GCSE Edexcel 2.2 Planes & Axes Worksheets

These are 3 worksheets that I have used with my GCSE PE Year 10 group this year. 2.2. Planes has 4 worksheets that are for LA students, fill in the blanks, 3 planes and 2 axes to label. Planes & Axes is for MA - its a table that students who find it easier to understand can fill in. The Planes -laminate is 6 pictures of stick men that can be either cut out or laminated and the students can label the correct axes or planes. I have even used some of these at A Level!!

By barry1982

GCSE PE 9-1 FULL PAPER 1 Multi-use Posters (including 9 mark structure)

GCSE PE 9-1 FULL PAPER 1 Multi-use Posters (including 9 mark structure)

Over 20 Colourful and eye catching wall posters. All the information pupils require for Paper 1 (Fitness and Body Systems) Resources Include: Topic 1 - Anatomy and Physiology Structure of the Heart Vascular Shunting Short term effects of exercise Skeleton System Muscular System Topic 2 - Movement Analysis Lever Systems Axis Planes Topic 3 - Physical Training Principles of training Methods of training Long term effects on exercise Benefits of exercise Skill and Health related components of fitness Link between health/fitness/exercise and performance Performance enhancing drops and Blood doping Injuries in sport Effective warm up and cool down training zones fitness testing Aerobic v Anaerobic 9 mark structure and pointers to help plan any answer Very successful for revision and autonomy when used as wall displays in your GSCE classroom. Can be printed to any size. OR Also very successful for topic overviews. We all have students who may miss certain areas whatever the reason; simple print these in A4 to be stuck in an exercise book to fill in the gaps in pupil work. OR Print in A5 for a collection of revision cards

By mikeynumber4

Human Bones Wordsearch Starter Activity Biology Anatomy Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Human Bones Wordsearch Starter Activity Biology Anatomy Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Human Bones'. 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. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Muscular System Wordsearch Starter Activity Biology Muscles Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Muscular System Wordsearch Starter Activity Biology Muscles Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Muscular System'. 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. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

BTEC Level 3 -The Axial Skeleton

BTEC Level 3 -The Axial Skeleton

This 'Outstanding Session' links to the structure and function of the Axial Skeleton, this session helps learners to research and revise the number and types of bone in each of the 3 specific regions (Skull/Ribs/Spine) -Task 1 and Task 2 Include logical and developmental Tasks with a true sense of 'stretch and challenge' the PPT follows the following Pathway 1-Activity 2-Assessment 3-Reflection (See Reflective Log)

By robertshaw1

OCR GCSE PE 9-1 2016 Unit 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology

OCR GCSE PE 9-1 2016 Unit 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology

These resources provide teachers with a PowerPoint and corresponding learning booklet, which allows pupils to follow through the lesson step by step with ease. The booklets contain elements from the OCR GCSE specification so pupils are navigated to exactly what they need to know. Additionally, each lesson and subsequently each booklet contains learning intentions and success criteria as well as a 'do it now' task to quickly engage pupils at the beginning of each lesson. Furthermore, each learning booklet offers opportunities for differentiation through gold, silver and bronze tasks and includes exam practice questions and homework. The bundle includes all of Unit 1 (Applied Anatomy and Physiology) from the GSCE OCR Specification. Please see below for the exact breakdown of lessons provided. Section 1: Anatomy and Physiology Topic 1.1: The structure and function of the skeletal system • Functions of the skeletal system • Upper body bones • Lower body bones • Synovial joints • Types of movement • Types of movement at specific joints • Components of joints Topic 1.2: The muscular system • Muscles of the body • Movement and muscles • Specific roles of muscles in movement • This section also includes flow diagrams to help pupils remember the muscles that cause each movement in the body, e.g. flexion at the arm. Topic 1.3: Movement analysis • Levers • Planes of movement Topic 1.4: Cardiovascular and respiratory systems • Double circulatory system • The role of blood and blood vessels • The structure of the heart • Pathway of blood through the heart • Pathway of air through the respiratory system • Roles of the respiratory muscles in breathing • Aerobic and anaerobic exercise Topic 1.5: The effects of exercise on the body systems. • Short term effects of exercise • Long term effects of exercise

By MeghanMonty

OCR GCSE PE 9-1 2016 Unit 1.5 (Effects of exercise on the body) Long term and short term effects of

OCR GCSE PE 9-1 2016 Unit 1.5 (Effects of exercise on the body) Long term and short term effects of

These resources provide teachers with a PowerPoint and corresponding learning booklet, which allows pupils to follow through the lesson step by step with ease. The booklets contain elements from the OCR GCSE specification so pupils are navigated to exactly what they need to know. Additionally, each lesson and subsequently each booklet contains learning intentions and success criteria as well as a 'do it now' task to quickly engage pupils at the beginning of each lesson. Furthermore, each learning booklet offers opportunities for differentiation through gold, silver and bronze tasks and includes exam practice questions and homework. This lesson is for 1.5 (Effects of exercise on the body) Long term and short term effects of exercise on the body. Learning Intention (1): Discuss the short-term effects of exercise on the body systems. Success Criteria (1): • Identify the changes that occur in the body during exercise. • Apply the short-term effects of exercise to practical examples. Learning Intention (2): Describe the long-term effects of exercise on the body. Success Criteria (2): • Recall the long-term effects of exercise on the body systems. • Explain how these changes affect performance.

By MeghanMonty

The Respiratory System

The Respiratory System

These resources provide teachers with a PowerPoint and corresponding learning booklet, which allows pupils to follow through the lesson step by step with ease. The booklets contain elements from the OCR GCSE specification so pupils are navigated to exactly what they need to know. Additionally, each lesson and subsequently each booklet contains learning intentions and success criteria as well as a 'do it now' task to quickly engage pupils at the beginning of each lesson. Furthermore, each learning booklet offers opportunities for differentiation through gold, silver and bronze tasks and includes exam practice questions and homework. The bundle includes whole lessons on: The Respiratory System • The pathway of air through the body. • The roles of the respiratory muscles in breathing. • Aerobic and anaerobic exercise.

By MeghanMonty

OCR GCSE PE 9-1 2016 Unit 1.4 (Respiratory System) Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise

OCR GCSE PE 9-1 2016 Unit 1.4 (Respiratory System) Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise

These resources provide teachers with a PowerPoint and corresponding learning booklet, which allows pupils to follow through the lesson step by step with ease. The booklets contain elements from the OCR GCSE specification so pupils are navigated to exactly what they need to know. Additionally, each lesson and subsequently each booklet contains learning intentions and success criteria as well as a 'do it now' task to quickly engage pupils at the beginning of each lesson. Furthermore, each learning booklet offers opportunities for differentiation through gold, silver and bronze tasks and includes exam practice questions and homework. This lesson is for unit 1.4 (Respiratory System) Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise Learning Intention (1): Analyse what happens to the body during exercise. Success Criteria (1): • Recall the differences between aerobic and anaerobic exercise. • Apply practical examples. • Analyse sporting examples and identify where the aerobic and anaerobic system are being used predominantly. Learning Intention (2): Analyse what happens to the body during exercise. Success Criteria (2): Analyse a sporting performance and evaluate the contribution of each system. • Design an observation sheet. • Analyse a sporting performance. • Identify the system being used and record this. • Discuss why this system is being used and evidence your ideas.

By MeghanMonty