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Activate 1:  Working Scientifically 1.1  Asking Scientific Questions

Activate 1: Working Scientifically 1.1 Asking Scientific Questions

Complete lesson PPT with learning outcomes, new knowledge and activities detailed on the slides. This is the first lesson in the 'Working Scientifically' section. The resource is designed to be used with the Activate activity sheet, Asking Scientific Questions, and to support pupils aiming for developing and secure outcomes. All pupils should be able to state some questions that can be investigated; most pupils should also be able to describe how scientists develop an idea into a question that can be investigated; whilst some pupils should, in addition, be able to identify independent, dependent, and control variables. Supporting information can be found on page 2 and 3 of the blue Activate 1 KS3 Science Textbook.

By hurrenk

Command word list for Edexcel 9-1 - simplified a bit!

Command word list for Edexcel 9-1 - simplified a bit!

Grey ones are to make it easier to remove some for use with low ability groups. Modified for slightly simpler language from Edexcel published resources. Lots of possible revision activities: Keyword matching: Match word to meaning (laminated/cut and stick) Foldable: Fold cut between the definitions and fold over to learn the meanings Grouping: by no. marks awarded/difficulty Examples: Come up with question from topic X using keyword Y Design mark scheme for Q X based on keyword Y Practise: (Low ability) objects such as sloths/choc bars – put the word and description next to it e.g. compare, evaluate etc Low ability could remove grey ones before begin activities Discuss/ MWB/choose which words from WB: What language would you use for keyword X? If this is the answer… what was the command word...? (fairly open questioning)

By mirri45

A-Level PHYSICS Revision Pack

A-Level PHYSICS Revision Pack

Physics A-level Revision Pack includes over 30 Pages of quick questions on the NEW Physics A-Level. It tests students' fundamental knowledge in a short, easy and effective way. The questions are written by an OCR B A-Level Physics student, with the idea that the answers are easily and rapidly found in any revision guide or textbook. Would be suitable for all syllabuses - this pack tests purely Scientific and Practical knowledge. Example questions: - Give the formula for calculating the activity of a radioactive sample: - What factors affect time taken to charge/discharge a capacitor? - Describe how energy is transferred between kinetic and potential energy for a simple-harmonic oscillator: - What happens to the gravitational potential energy when a mass is moved between two different distances from the centre of a radial gravitational field? Why? - How is a star’s absorption spectrum produced? - What does the rate of expansion of the universe depend on? - Describe a method to measure specific heat capacity: - Draw the flux around a bar magnet: - Give 4 similarities between electric fields and gravitational fields:

By Imogenairlie

Science Key Words Translations Arabic of Scientific Skills and Biology

Science Key Words Translations Arabic of Scientific Skills and Biology

These worksheets have translations of key words and definitions from English into Arabic. The translations were done by a professional translator. The worksheets also have 'RAG' column where students can rate their learning in terms of language acquisition. I have uploaded the 'English' versions of the worksheet so you can see what the worksheets say. This resource is useful for anyone who teaches a significant number of arabic speaking students science. If this resources is useful please let me know as I have many more I can upload.

By TeachItResources

Portuguese Translations of Scientific Keys words for Skills and Biology

Portuguese Translations of Scientific Keys words for Skills and Biology

These key word sheets have translations of the key word and their meaning into portuguese. They were translated by a professional translator. The word sheets also have a 'RAG' column where students can record their progress in terms of language acquisition. They will be useful for anyone who has a significant number of native portuguese speakers who have English as an Additional Language. I have uploaded the 'English' worksheets so you can see the translations These are just the start- if there is demand I will upload lots more :) Feedback is gratefully received!

By TeachItResources

End of KS3 Project bundle

End of KS3 Project bundle

This is a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found individually in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE. It is intended to take 1 term, with each project taking 4 to 6 lessons. This fits with schools wishing to start GCSE part way through Y9. The projects could also be used to consolidate or support throughout KS3 and GCSE depending of the needs of the groups.

By flaffey

End of KS3 Waves project

End of KS3 Waves project

This project was designed as part of a Y9 SOW. The idea is that the project should take 4 - 6 lessons and will ensure that students recall and understand the basics needed to access GCSE. This is part of a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE.

By flaffey

End of KS3 Forces project

End of KS3 Forces project

This project was designed as part of a Y9 SOW. The idea is that the project should take 4 - 6 lessons and will ensure that students recall and understand the basics needed to access GCSE. This is part of a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE.

By flaffey

End of KS3 Energy project

End of KS3 Energy project

This project was designed as part of a Y9 SOW. The idea is that the project should take 4 - 6 lessons and will ensure that students recall and understand the basics needed to access GCSE. This is part of a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE.

By flaffey

End of KS3 Electromagnets project

End of KS3 Electromagnets project

This project was designed as part of a Y9 SOW. The idea is that the project should take 4 - 6 lessons and will ensure that students recall and understand the basics needed to access GCSE. This is part of a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE.

By flaffey