The trampoline challenge

The trampoline challenge

A fun lesson designed to pull together ideas about energy transfers. Students work in teams to design the best 'trampoline' to be tested by dropping a tennis ball onto it. Tubs of various shapes and sizes are needed as are lots of elastic bands. Has also been used as a science club STEM activity.
EmmaLFWilson
Sex Education Contraception Handbag Lesson

Sex Education Contraception Handbag Lesson

An interactive lesson designed to promote discussion about contraception between 14-18 year old's. You will need 8 different handbags and some contents for them. A lesson outline is included along with handbag item suggestions. Feedback gratefully received.
EmmaLFWilson
AQA GCSE Uses of Glucose - Plants lesson - Literacy Focus

AQA GCSE Uses of Glucose - Plants lesson - Literacy Focus

Independent learning and literacy focus An independent learning activity where students collect information from the labels around the room, they annotate the picture of the plant (in their own words). They can then use that information in their own words to write a 'Gloria Glucose' story to consolidate the uses of glucose. There is a levelled success criteria and a support slide.
EmmaLFWilson
New KS3 Digestive System

New KS3 Digestive System

One of my favourite lessons. Aimed at a middle/low ability class. Gums to bums instruction sheet has been modified to suit my chosen method. Worksheet has been modified to suit the ability of my students, it can be further modified to target high attaining students. Compliments the Kerboodle Activate SOW
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New KS3 Respiration

New KS3 Respiration

The relay cards work best when each set is printed on a different colour piece of card and laminated. Used across year groups - KS3, KS4 & KS5. The lesson is aimed at middle/low ability class but it can be adapted to make it target higher ability.
EmmaLFWilson
AQA Exchange Surfaces

AQA Exchange Surfaces

The lesson has been used with both the old spec and the new spec. Focus is on independent learning and engagement from underachieving boys.
EmmaLFWilson
New KS3 Ecosystems and disruption to ecosystems

New KS3 Ecosystems and disruption to ecosystems

A fun lesson aimed at middle/low ability students. Emphasis on ecosystems and how pollution can impact an ecosystem. Practical equipment: 1. A piece of material - ideally fake fur per group 2. Various types of detergent and washing up liquid 3. Washing up tubs / tray per group 4. Oil for teach to 'spill onto the seals' (pieces of material) at the start of the lesson 4. Paper towel to mop up
EmmaLFWilson