A revision guide tailored to the AQA Elizabeth I specification for GCSE. Includes practice questions, quizzes. The information is broken down to make it easier for students to use in their own revision, and pictures and acronyms will help students to recall the information ready for their GCSE exam.
A GCSE lesson for the AQA specification on Medicine Through time. The lesson prepares students to be able to answer 8 mark questions on the significance of anaesthetics and antiseptics. Includes differentiated questioning and helps sheets for lower ability students.
A GCSE lesson in which students examine the consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis before reaching a judgement on who 'won' the crisis. Students will also prepare and then write a GCSE style 12 mark 'how useful' question. Includes differentiated preparation sheets and detailed guidance for students to use to complete their answer.
A series of 3 GCSE lessons in which students examine the causes, the events and the consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Includes differentiated resources and practice exam questions in line with the new AQA specification, along with guidance for the students.
A GCSE lesson in which students examine the developing relationship between the USSR and Cuba, and the reasons for it. Students will explain how both the Cuban Revolution and the Bay of Pigs Invasion pushed Cuba closer to the Soviet Union, ultimately leading to missiles being sited there. Students will consider which event played a more significant role. Includes exam practice of a 4 mark source question with guidance.
A GCSE lesson in which students use a living graph to evaluate the extent to which the world was on the brink of war as the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis unfolded. Includes practice and guidance for an 8 mark 'write an account' exam style question for the new GCSE exams.
A GCSE lesson in which students explore the impact of the Berlin Wall. Includes structured work towards two exam style questions for the new AQA specification. Students will be required to consider the extent to which the wall increased or reduced tensions between the USA and the USSR, and consider which side the wall was a victory for.
A GCSE lesson in which students examine the subsequent development of vaccines after the development of germ theory. Students will explicitly consider the long term significance of the discovery of germ theory in preparation for an 8 mark exam style question. Includes differentiated resources for students to consider the role of key factors in the development of vaccines.
A GCSE lesson in which students examine several strands of development of modern medicine to consider the impact on treating diseases. Students will evaluate the extent to which these measures have led to progress in health and life expectancy before reviewing change in understanding causes and cures of diseases over time.
A GCSE lesson in which students explain and evaluate the role of key factors in the discovery and subsequent development of penicillin before using their understanding to complete an 8 mark 'compare' exam style question.
A GCSE lesson in which students will understand the chronology of the discovery of germ theory and its journey to finally becoming accepted. Students will also consider the roles of Pasteur and Koch in this process and reach a judgement on which individual was more significant. Also encourages students to consider the role of specific factors in line with the requirements of the 16 mark essay question.
A series of GCSE lessons taught thematically on the developments in understanding the causes of diseases, and finding cures for diseases since the advent of Germ Theory. Includes practice exam questions in line with the AQA specification.
A series of lessons which covers the surgery sections of the AQA specification. This scheme has been designed for teaching thematically, but could be incorporated into chronological teaching. Includes practice and preparation for all types of exam questions for the AQA Medicine paper.
A GCSE lesson in which students will examine developments in surgery after WWI. Students will consider the role of the factors of war and technology in these developments and will reach judgements on which factor was more significant in the latter part of the 20th century.
This works best as a summary lesson on the theme of surgery within the Health and the People Unit. Students will categorise evidence leading to progress in surgery before preparing for a 16 mark essay question in line with the new specification.
A GCSE lesson in which students will evaluate the significance of developments in the field of surgery during WWI. Students will complete top trumps cards for four major developments, considering their significance at the time, in the short term and the long term. This prepares students directly for an 8 mark GCSE style question on explaining the significance of developments during WWI.
A GCSE lesson in which students examine the impact of John Hunter in the field of surgery. Students will consider which area was Hunter's most significant contribution to surgery. Students will then consider how much surgery has changed between the medieval period and by 1800 in preparation for the 'compare' 8 mark questions on the exam.
A GCSE lesson in which students will compare the impact of the religions of Islam and Christianity on the development of medicine in the medieval period. Students will compare the religions to find similarities and differences before reaching a series of judgements on significance. These directly link to questions 2 and 3 on the new AQA paper, and includes an 8 mark 'compare' practice question which could be set for homework.
A GCSE lesson in which students will understand how and why developments were made in anatomical understanding during the renaissance period. Students will consider the significance of the contributions made by Vesalius and by Harvey. They will also consider the factors which contributed to these developments in preparation for 16 mark questions.
A differentiated GCSE lesson in which students will understand the contributions of Paré to surgical developments before completing an 8 mark 'how useful' GCSE style question. This includes differentiated worksheets to help all students meet the exam requirements.
A GCSE lesson in which students will consider the progress and limitations of Medieval surgery. Students will consider how successful Medieval surgery would have been by comparing to necessary factors in modern day surgery in order to analyse the limitations.
A GCSE lesson in which students will gain an understanding of the development of penicillin from its first discovery to its mass production. Students will also categorise the reasons into key factors and reach a judgement on the most important factor in the development of penicillin.
A GCSE lesson in which students understand why the theatre became more accepted and popular during Elizabethan England. Students will study the key features of the Globe theatre and popular Elizabethan playwrights such as Shakespeare and Marlowe.