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States of matter
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States of matter

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A selection of worksheets that can be used as a revision or during the teaching of the states of matter. Also ideal material to be left with a substitute as all answers are provided. Included are: A starter activity listing solids, liquids and gases A wordsearch comprising a literacy comprehension with underlined key terms A properties sorting worksheet A key word match up A home learning worksheet that recaps students learning during the lesson on the particle diagram of a solid, liquid and gas as well as the properties. Answer are included. Have you also seen my festive Christmas comprehension https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-12602253
Solar system comprehension
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Solar system comprehension

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This resource is ideal to be used to teach Junior Cycle Science E an S 3: Students should be able to interpret data to compare the Earth with other planets and moons in the solar system, with respect to properties including mass, gravity, size, and composition. A set of 8 fact literacy fact sheets on the planets in our solar system. These are designed to be printed and displayed around a room/corridor/sports hall. Students then visit the sheets in order to extract the data on each of the 8 planets. Groupwork Students could be split into groups with each group looking at a different data set. Alternatively each member of the group could be tasked with finding specific information. The question sheet allows students to interpret the data on the fact sheets and use it to compare Earth with other planets in our solar system. Comparisons looked at include density, diameter, day length, year length, composition and temperature. All facts are taken from the NASA website and are listed as correct as of November 2021.
Ag Science Notes. Complete Soil Bundle
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Ag Science Notes. Complete Soil Bundle

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This bundle is a complete collection of Leaving Certificate Ag Science Revision Notes written for the NEW specification. This set of clear and concise Ag Science revision notes summarises the learning outcomes relating to three of the sections in strand 2 “Soils” All aspects of the learning outcomes have been summarised to aid student revision. The formation and classification of soils The factors affecting soil formation Gley Soils Podzols Brown Podzolic Soils Brown Earths Luvisols Rendzina Peat Lithosols The Physical Characteristics of Soil Soil Structure Factors affecting soil structure Cementation Separation Soil Texture Soil Particles Soil Water The Soil Triangle Soil Compaction The Chemical Characteristics of Soil Flocculation Cation Exchange Cation Exchange Capacity pH Liming Biological Characteristics of Soil The Microbiome The Rhizosphere The Carbon Cycle The Nitrogen Cycle Organic Matter Earthworms The Management of Soil Soil Drainage Soil Sampling Soil Testing Fertiliser Slurry Manure Health and Safety Also covered are TEN SPECIFIED PRACTICAL ASSESSMENTS To isolate and grow bacteria from clover root nodules To determine the percentage of organic matter in a soil sample and convert it to organic carbon To show the activity of earthworms in a soil To estimate the number of earthworms in a pasture Investigating soil texture by hand testing, sedimentation and sieving Calculating the percentage water content of a soil sample Comparing the capillarity and infiltration rates of compacted and uncompacted soils Investigating the chemical properties of soil by demonstrating flocculation Investigating the chemical properties of soil by demonstrating cation exchange capacity Investigating the chemical properties of soil by investigating the pH of a soil sample. Please leave a review if you find this resource helpful
Renewable and non renewable electricity generation
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Renewable and non renewable electricity generation

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A complete set of resources to teach an interactive student led lesson on the topic of electricity generation. Resources include: A cut and stick activity showing the steps of generating electricity in a fossil fuel powered station A sorting activity to allow students to recognise the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy resources A group work, market place style activity for students to visit four different stations and gather information on different methods of generating electricity (ideally students will be in groups of four and will take a method each to gather information and then return to the group to share) a work sheet is included that asks students to gather information relating to how the power is generated, the advantages and the disadvantages. Methods included are: Coal power stations Wind farms Hydroelectric Solar panels An extension activity looking at sustainability and ethical issues posed by the generation of electricity in each of the stations visited. Answers are included
Christmas Comprehension.
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Christmas Comprehension.

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READY MADE LESSON The Science Behind The Christmas Tree This literacy based resource focuses on the genetics behind the Christmas tree allowing teachers to revise the basics of the cell and DNA whilst bringing literacy into science. The resource also touches on other biology topics such as** adaptations** and sustainability Included with this resource are: A two page comprehension titled “The Science Behind The Christmas Tree” A set of 10 true and false questions (Answers included) A set of 8 short answer questions (Answers included) A set of extended writing questions A Scientific Method activity based on information in the comprehension. This set of resources is more than enough to cover a one hour lesson and is ideal work to be left as cover work with a supervisor as answers are provided.
Ag Science Revision Notes. Soil Bundle A
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Ag Science Revision Notes. Soil Bundle A

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This bundle is a collection of Leaving Certificate Ag Science Revision Notes written for the NEW specification. This set of clear and concise Ag Science revision notes summarises the learning outcomes relating to three of the sections in strand 2 “Soils” All aspects of the learning outcomes have been summarised to aid student revision. The formation and classification of soils The factors affecting soil formation Gley Soils Podzols Brown Podzolic Soils Brown Earths Luvisols Rendzina Peat Lithosols The Physical Characteristics of Soil Soil Structure Factors affecting soil structure Cementation Separation Soil Texture Soil Particles Soil Water The Soil Triangle Soil Compaction The Chemical Characteristics of Soil Flocculation Cation Exchange Cation Exchange Capacity pH Liming As well as six Specified Practical Activities Investigating soil texture by hand testing, sedimentation and sieving Calculating the percentage water content of a soil sample Comparing the capillarity and infiltration rates of compacted and uncompacted soils Investigating the chemical properties of soil by demonstrating flocculation Investigating the chemical properties of soil by demonstrating cation exchange capacity Investigating the chemical properties of soil by investigating the pH of a soil sample. Please leave a review if you find this resource helpful
Climate change and Sustainability activities  (COP26)
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Climate change and Sustainability activities (COP26)

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This crossword and wordsearch resource are ideal brainteasers for use as a starter or recap of sustainability. It is very relevant to COP26 and to **Science week 2021. ** Ideal cross curricular resources that can be used in science, geography or CSPE. A QR code allows students to use their mobile device to access the UN website revising the** SDG’s** and what they stand for. ** Answers included.** This resource is also available as part of a complete lesson on COP26. You can view it at the following link https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-12599392
Extracting metals
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Extracting metals

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A revision sheet covering the main points in extracting metals including; the reactivity series, electrolysis and reduction with carbon. Questions included based on the resource sheet are scaffolded to include fill the blank questions as well as stretching questions including research,
Climate change COP 26  Comprehension
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Climate change COP 26 Comprehension

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These resources are designed to allow teachers to provide a summary of the **COP26 **summit to their students. Two options of “do now” activities are available in the form of **- a wordsearch a crossword** (answers are included for both) For the main body of the lesson is a comprehension in the form of a fictional newspaper “The Environmental Times.” This provides detailed, student friendly summaries of the COP26 summit and the impact it will have. The two page broadsheet can be printed and** analysed** as a whole class activity or set as independent learning. Two styles of questions are included to assess learning of the lesson. Short answer True and false (answers included) Teachers could then complete the lesson by asking students to write to their local MP about their thoughts and feelings of the summit. Have you also seen my festive Christmas comprehension https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-12602253
Uses of metals
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Uses of metals

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A quick starter activity matching names of metals to their uses. Common key words used throughout Answers included
Celestial bodies definition match up
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Celestial bodies definition match up

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A match up exercise for students to practice the definitions and meanings of various structures in our solar system and beyond. Key words included: Star Planet Solar system Moon Comet Asteroid Galaxy Sun Milky Way Answers included
Solar System Activities
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Solar System Activities

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A set of four worksheets and activities that can be used to reinforce learning throughout the topic of space. They are also ideal for use as revision activities. Bundle includes A wordsearch revising the main key words A match up work sheet reinforcing definitions A card sort of the main key words and their meanings A worksheet to reinforce the sizes of the main components of the universe A card sort reinforcing sizes of the main components of the universe.
Space size sorting
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Space size sorting

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Two activities designed to reinforce the idea of the sizes of various objects in the universe. A cut and stick card sorting activity. A hands on and visual way of sorting the various objects A visual worksheet that allows students to place the objects in order from largest to smallest.
Digestion Resources
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Digestion Resources

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A selection of resources designed to supplement any lesson or revision session on the topic of digestion. Included are: A wordsearch recapping the key terminology and organs associated with the digestive system. A diagram for students to firstly label with the correct organs and then describe the function of each organ. A handy match up activity that allows students to visually match the structure of each organ as well as match to their function.
Winter Comprehension.
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Winter Comprehension.

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**Ready Made Lesson ** The Science of Snow is a three page comprehension that can be read as a class. It uses simple language to describe how science and snow are linked covering topics such as: States of matter Reflection Adaptations Hibernation Migration* Included with this resource are: A three page reading comprehension A multiple choice activity (answers included) A short answer question activity (answers included) An extended answer activity A research project including QR codes needed to research
Strand 3 Crops Flash Cards. Leaving Cert Ag Science
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Strand 3 Crops Flash Cards. Leaving Cert Ag Science

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Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science (NEW Specification) Strand 3 Crops A set of 132 Questions with answers. Topics covered include Barley Potatoes Grass Plant physiology Plant classification Grazing Grassland management Conservation of Grass This resource contains a word document containing the questions and a seperate one including the answers. Ideal for revision. It also contains a powerpoint of 14 slides which contains the questions and answers arranged as flashcards. Printing these 1 page per sheet and cutting is an economical and time saving way of producing flash cards for this topic. Flash cards are an ideal way of learning quantities of information in bite size pieces before exams. Try out a free sample of flashcards covering the HL only content for strand 3 crops here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-12630169
Soil Formation Revision Sheet
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Soil Formation Revision Sheet

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This resource provides students with an active methodology for revising. Prompt questions are provided with limited space which will encourage students to summarise their answers. Takes students approximately 30 minutes to complete Ideally used with this set of notes so that students have a source of reference. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-12608277
Comparing soil types
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Comparing soil types

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A revision/summary resource consisting of two sheets designed to be printed side by side so that students have an A4 comparison sheet of the four main soil types. **- Podzol Brown podzolic soils Brown earths Gleys** Created to be used for the new Agricultural Science Leaving Certificate course.
Ag Science Revision Notes. Physical Characteristics of Soil
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Ag Science Revision Notes. Physical Characteristics of Soil

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Leaving Certificate Ag Science Revision Notes written for the NEW specification. Physical Characteristics of Soil This set of clear and concise Ag Science Revision notes summarises the learning outcomes relating to strand 2; The Physical Characteristics of Soil. All aspects of the learning outcomes have been summarised to aid student revision. It covers: Soil Structure Factors affecting soil structure Cementation Separation Soil Texture Soil Particles Soil Water The Soil Triangle Soil Compaction As well as three****** Specified Practical Activities****** Investigating soil texture by hand testing, sedimentation and sieving Calculating the percentage water content of a soil sample Comparing the capillarity and infiltration rates of compacted and uncompacted soils Find notes on the Chemical Characteristics of Soil here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-12608909 Try a free set of notes on the Formation and Classification of Soil here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-12608277 Get all three sets of soil notes as a bundle here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-12609063 Please leave a review if you find this resource helpful
Ag Science Revision Notes. Biological Characteristics of Soil
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Ag Science Revision Notes. Biological Characteristics of Soil

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Leaving Certificate Ag Science Revision Notes written for the NEW specification. Biological Characteristics of Soil This set of clear and concise Ag Science Revision notes summarises the learning outcomes relating to strand 2; The Biological Characteristics of Soil. All aspects of the learning outcomes have been summarised to aid student revision. It covers: The Microbiome The Rhizosphere The Carbon Cycle The Nitrogen Cycle Organic Matter Earthworms Also covered are FOUR SPECIFIED PRACTICAL ASSESSMENTS To isolate and grow bacteria from clover root nodules To determine the percentage of organic matter in a soil sample and convert it to organic carbon To show the activity of earthworms in a soil To estimate the number of earthworms in a pasture Find notes on the Chemical Characteristics of Soil here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-12608909 Try a free set of notes on the Formation and Classification of Soil here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-12608277