Light research

Light research

Internet research questions to go with Key stage 3, common entrance and middle school work on Light. This covers the electromagnetic spectrum, lenses and telescopes as well as the speed of light in different mediums. There are also questions on the structure of the eye and the role of different parts of it. The task usually takes 30 to 40 minutes and can be set to do at home, where internet access is available as well as in lessons. Both pdf and word documents available here.
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Light:  Sending messages by light.

Light: Sending messages by light.

Useful for a lesson on different ways we send messages by light, in how we see things or a more general light topic this work sheet provides cross curricular links to maths and history and possibly fundamental British values as well as talking about broadband which means you can spring off into many different routes. The main challenge is for the pupils to independently make a code to send a message in pairs or groups as fast as possible. Often results in some great photos for sticking in workbooks, twitter feeds etc. Make the pupils do the work and get maximum science exposure! Useful for KS 3 and Common entrance GCSE, middle school and older depending on how you work the connections to other topics and subjects.
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Lesson starters bundle hoppers physics

Lesson starters bundle hoppers physics

Containing power points with 5 multiple choice questions and answers for density, circuits, pressure and space and 3 or 4 tests per topic these are perfect lesson starters or plenary activities. Great with polling software or just old fashioned paper
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Pressure and moments lesson starters from Hoppers Physics

Pressure and moments lesson starters from Hoppers Physics

four power points each containing five multiple choice questions. There cover the basic use of the formula and manipulation there of. Great for reviewing last lesson or as a plenary activity at the end of the lesson. The power points are set to change question every 30 seconds and then you click through to an answer. Can be used with polling software as well as white boards and paper!
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Density lesson starters Hoppers Physics

Density lesson starters Hoppers Physics

These density lesson starters feature 3 x 5 question multiple choice power points. They are set up to change every thirty seconds and include an answer page. Easy to use and get debate about wrong answers, really useful if used with polling software(like turning point) but equally useful with whiteboards or a good old fashioned piece of paper. A quick way to review last lessons work, or to provide a plenary at the end of the lesson.
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Circuits lesson starters by Hoppers Physics

Circuits lesson starters by Hoppers Physics

3 power points containing 5 multiple choice questions to review last weeks work or act as a plenary for this. The questions are set to change every 30 seconds and the answers are included. Works well with polling software such as turning point as well as white boards and paper! Suitable for Ks 3 or GCSE as well as common entrance and middle school.
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Space:  Sun, earth and moon lesson starters

Space: Sun, earth and moon lesson starters

Four power points containing 5 multiple choice questions about the solar system, satellites, the rotation times of the moon and earth and the position of the moon in eclipses and different phases. There are also questions on mass and weight both on the moon and earth. Useful to review last lessons work and aimed at common entrance, KS 3, GCSE and middle school.
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Gravity:  Weight and mass home work

Gravity: Weight and mass home work

Investigating if the pupils understand the difference between weight and mass and can predict what type of objects will have a bigger gravity force between them this assessment also includes a line graph drawing task, the axes have already been started on the graph paper.
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Total Hoppers Physics

Total Hoppers Physics

Nearly every resource we have on tes in one bundle. Density, circuits, energy types, moments, pressure and forces so far..... 40% off
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Density:  Hoppers Physics bundle

Density: Hoppers Physics bundle

This contains all of our density resources: Multiple choice questions, Homework, revision mandala, density pupils pack with experimental investigations. Plus our famous physicists display featuring the father of displacement, Archimedes. Everything to support your teaching of this topics.
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Alternative / Renewable energy research by Hoppers Physics

Alternative / Renewable energy research by Hoppers Physics

With web site suggestions to assist the pupils this internet research task ask them to find out how the energy resource works, its advantages and disadvantages and make a power point to present to the rest of the class. This is appropriate for KS 3 and ISEB common entrance as well as grade 8.
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Forces test:  Magnets, Spring and Statics tests

Forces test: Magnets, Spring and Statics tests

3 pages with 18 questions in total on the forces of Magnetism, Springs and Statics. There are some harder problems thrown in to stretch the G&T lot. This takes amount 30 minutes. The key facts for KS 3 and ISEB common entrance are covered, possibly used for review at the start of GCSE and grade 8.
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Circuits end of topic test

Circuits end of topic test

Covering the key points for the Common entrance, KS 3 and middle school circuits work with circuit symbols, truth tables current in series and parallel circuits, line graphing and various components there is something here to stretch everyone while making sure the basics are in place as well. There is a graduated differentiation task as the last question to allow pupils to choose their level of challenge. Will last around 30 minutes.
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Hoppers Physics graph pack 1: Bar chart drawing investigations

Hoppers Physics graph pack 1: Bar chart drawing investigations

This pack contains 6 different bar graph drawing activities and some other activities with questions on graphs. Suitable for around year 3 they will work on counting different shapes (the shapes to work with are provided) different coloured shapes as well measuring width, volume (of liquids) and mass (although you can just provide numbers for them to use. They will also work on giving graphs a heading and axes labels. Perfect for cover, to do after an experiment or other task. Full instructions on the first page.
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Hoppers Physics graph pack 2: Line graph work

Hoppers Physics graph pack 2: Line graph work

This is an introduction to drawing line graph. All the resources required are included apart from graph paper, which you need for 4 of the tasks. There are 2 bar charts as well as 4 line graphs and other questions on reading a line graph and plotting points. We use these with year 4, KS2 . There is another pack on bar charts and a third on using different scales available on tes resources. Very useful for cover, after experiments or other tasks or when the whole day has gone to pot and you need an easy but constructive lesson. Perimeter calculations and measurement also included. Full instructions included!
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Energy types explained!

Energy types explained!

Is your child struggling with energy types and transfers? Help them out with this pack from Hoppers Physics. Covering types of energy, stores of energy, the law of conservation of energy and energy transfers this contains notes and links to online resources to help explain what is going on. There are also some questions to work on! Covers the material for KS3, middle school, or ISEB common entrance.
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KS 3 or CE electrical circuits bundle

KS 3 or CE electrical circuits bundle

This bundle contains 3 assessments, one multiple choice one for when you start the topic, a circuit design problems test and an end of topic test covering current in both series and parallel circuits, graph drawing and different components. There is also a worksheet/experiment on AND and OR circuits which covers truth table and an experiment into basic series and parallel circuits.
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Energy types bundle

Energy types bundle

This bundle contains, The energy types and transfers test 1 and 2 and energy types explained. This last is a pdf which covers energy types, transfers, the law of conservation of energy and the units energy is measured in as well as questions and a spider diagram of the energy types. Energy type and transfers consists of 15 questions on energy transfers involving a wide variety of different situations. Suitable for KS3, Common entrance and middle school energy topics. Pupils are required to give one word answers and draw the answers for some questions.
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Energy types and transfers test 2

Energy types and transfers test 2

A follow up to energy types and transfer test with questions on generators, fuels, skiing and Bunsen burners. There are also a couple of 'draw a device that changes x energy into y and z energy'. The last question is about bungee jumping and asks candidates to calculate the size of GPE and use this and the kinetic energy formula to calculate a velocity. Suitable for KS 3, ISEB common entrance and scholarship candidates as well as basic GCSE review.
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Hoppers Physics climate change research

Hoppers Physics climate change research

Based on a page on the BBC website this research task included questions on climate change looking at the current temperature of the earth, the gases that cause the greenhouse effect the impact that this will have on the planet. This can be used as a homework as well as a lesson.
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