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Resources to help you teach A level biology. Exam-board-specific resources will be clearly stated. All feedback welcome.

Resources to help you teach A level biology. Exam-board-specific resources will be clearly stated. All feedback welcome.
Food (biological molecules) tests explained for A level
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Food (biological molecules) tests explained for A level

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For A level Biology. A presentation to help explain the biochemistry behind the chemical tests for biologically important molecules (sugars, starch, protein and lipid). Benedict's test, Iodine test, Biuret test and emulsion tests are explained to link the results of test to the structure/properies of the molecules. Stretch and challenge activities to get learners thinking about qualitative and quantitative tests are also included.
Infection, immunity and forensics (Topic 6) for Edexcel SNAB 2015 presentation
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Infection, immunity and forensics (Topic 6) for Edexcel SNAB 2015 presentation

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This presentation covers the entire topic 6 (Infection, immunity and forensics) for Edexcel SNAB 2015. It is an unbusy yet visually engaging presentation designed to build your lessons and activities around. Key information from the topic, as determined by reference to the specification, textbook and past examination questions has been collated here to help simplify and contextualise the content for student. Each section starts with links to the specification covered in the Pearson SNAB textbook for A2 Biology. Slides are animated to display text and images step-by-step to help explanation and understanding. There are references to activities in the Pearson SNAB ActiveLearn package. There are also links to encourage further reading.
Explaining blood clotting for  A level biology (animated slides)
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Explaining blood clotting for A level biology (animated slides)

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A series of animated slides, breaking down the multi-step process of blood clotting for A level Biology. These slides can be embedded into an existing presentation, or incorporated into your lesson to illustrate the process, or allow students to go through it, step-by-step in their time.
Run for your life (topic 7) presentation for SNAB biology (sample)
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Run for your life (topic 7) presentation for SNAB biology (sample)

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A set of slides covering the key concepts, processes and details. A clean, simple look, with animations to prevent information overload. These slides are designed to build your lessons and activities around or even as a resource to share with students. The major topics covered include: bones, muscle and muscle contraction, respiration, regulation of cardiovascular and respiratory rate, homeostasis of temperature and hormones. This is free sample version of the full presentation.
Immune response puzzle activity
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Immune response puzzle activity

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A puzzle activity to review the steps of the specific immune response for A level biology. The activity and the solution are included as separate pdf files. The activity pdf can be printed, laminated and cut out for repeated use.
Infection, immunity and forensics (topic 6) presentation for SNAB biology (sample)
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Infection, immunity and forensics (topic 6) presentation for SNAB biology (sample)

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A presentation of the key concepts and details required for topic 6: Infection, immunity and forensics, SNAB biology (A Level). Major concepts covered include: genetic profiling, infection and immunity, TB and HIV and antibiotic resistance. This is designed to be a tool to help build lessons/activities around and give a consistent and simple look throughout the topic. This is a sample version based on the complete presentation also available on TES resources.
On the wild side (topic 5) presentation for SNAB biology 2015
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On the wild side (topic 5) presentation for SNAB biology 2015

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This presentation runs through the key concepts and details required for Edexcel SNAB 2015 Topic 5, On the wild side. The biology concepts covered include: ecological sampling photosynthesis energy in ecosystems global warming/climate change temperature and enzymes (Q10) speciation (allopatric/sympatric) molecular evidence for evolution (DNA profiles/sequences) The slides are a customisable resource to allow you more time to focus on lesson activities etc. Please leave a review, guys!
Protein structure animated PowerPoint slides for A level biology
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Protein structure animated PowerPoint slides for A level biology

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These slides are designed to explain the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of protein structure for A level Biology. The slides are animated to help students visualise the folding of the polypeptide, and help teachers explain the visuals. These slides can be incorporated into other resources or used independently.
Grey matter (topic 6) complete presentation for SNAB biology
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Grey matter (topic 6) complete presentation for SNAB biology

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This presentation runs through all the key concepts and details required for Edexcel SNAB 2015 Topic 8, Grey matter. The biology concepts covered include: the structure and function of the nervous system (structure of neurones, nerve impulses, synaptic transmission) Plant responses (phototropism) light reception by rod cells gross structure of the brain neurological disorders genetically modified organisms The slides are a customisable resource to allow you more time to focus on lesson activities etc. Please don’t forget to leave a review, guys!
Respiration overview worksheet for A level
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Respiration overview worksheet for A level

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Print this out on A3 sheets for a great group activity to summarise Aerobic (and even anaerobic) respiration for A level biology. This poster/worksheet allows students to view all stages of respiration (glycolysis, link reaction, Krebs cycle and oxidative phosphorylation.
Explaining circulatory systems for A level Biology(animated slides)
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Explaining circulatory systems for A level Biology(animated slides)

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Simple, clear PowerPoint slides to explain the need and functioning of circulatory systems for A level biology. The concepts covered include gas exchange requirements of cells and multicellular organisms, the limitations of diffusion, Fick's law, circulatory systems and mass flow. Each slide is animated to facilitate teacher explanation and student comprehension.