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TES Recommended GOLD AUTHOR with 17 years experience as a Secondary School Science Teacher specializing in Biology at an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ High School and also as a private tutor. Fully qualified to teach KS3/4 Science, KS4 Triple Science, KS5 Biology & Applied Science and OCR accredited in A2/A level Applied Science and I am in the top 25 teachers of Applied Science in the country or the equivalent of the top 10% nationally at A and top 25% nationally at AS Level.

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TES Recommended GOLD AUTHOR with 17 years experience as a Secondary School Science Teacher specializing in Biology at an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ High School and also as a private tutor. Fully qualified to teach KS3/4 Science, KS4 Triple Science, KS5 Biology & Applied Science and OCR accredited in A2/A level Applied Science and I am in the top 25 teachers of Applied Science in the country or the equivalent of the top 10% nationally at A and top 25% nationally at AS Level.
New AQA AS Biology - Cell Division (Mitosis)
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New AQA AS Biology - Cell Division (Mitosis)

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This is a extensive 15 slide ppt, covering the New AQA AS Biology syllabus. It has easy to understand text, with full scientific terminology, colourful pictures and diagrams to aid learning. It includes, cell division, mitosis, stages of cell division (interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase and telophase), hoe to calculate time taken in each stage of mitosis, cancer, chemotherapy, radiation treatments and how they affect cell division, root tip experiment, observation of cells covering eyepiece graticules and micrometers, finishing with calculations and formula needed for the exam. Thank you for taking the time to look at my resource and I hope you find it beneficial. Please feel free to leave feedback and to 'follow me' so as not to miss out on future helpful resources.
New AQA AS BIology - Cell membrane structure & exchange across membranes
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New AQA AS BIology - Cell membrane structure & exchange across membranes

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This is an extensive 21 slide power point covering all aspects of the New AQA AS Biology syllabus. It includes pgospholipid bilayer structure. Fluid mosaic, hydrophobic and hydrophiluc tails, chlesterol,permeabiluty of membranes, experimental techniques, diffusion, facilitated diffusion, rates of diffusion, osmosis, water potential, active transport and co transport (using sodium and glucose as an example. Thank you for taking the time to look at my resource and I hope you find it beneficial. Please feel free to leave feedback and to 'follow me' so as not to miss out on future helpful resources.
New AQA AS Biology - Genetic Diversity & Natural Selection
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New AQA AS Biology - Genetic Diversity & Natural Selection

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This 21 slide ppt covers the new AQA AS biology syllabus for genetic diversity and natural selection. it covers alleles, genetic bottlenecks, founder effect, natural selection, behavioural, anatomical and physiological adaptations, good colourful examples, directional and stabilising selection, investigating selection, asceptic technique and antibiotic resistance practical (using antibiotic discs). Thank you for looking at my resource, if you like it pls leave feedback.
AQA A  Level Biology - Photosynthesis ppt & Workbook
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AQA A Level Biology - Photosynthesis ppt & Workbook

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This is an 13 slide power point covering the aspects of photosynthesis. Slides cover chloroplast structure, pigments, light absorption, Light dependent, phosphorylation/chemiosmosis, light independent cycles and finishes with carbon numbers of the calvin cycle. The workbook can be used with the ppt or used as a homework task, plenary, starter or as a revision tool. Thank you for looking at my resource, if you like it please leave feedback, or follow me on twitter so you can get notification of othernew resources I produce.
A2 Biology - Gene Technology
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A2 Biology - Gene Technology

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This is a 30 slide power point presentation covering every aspect of Gene Technology for A2 Biology (OCR or AQA specifications). This is extensive, contains easy to follow notes and diagrams. Will cover at number of A2 lessons and will help with continuity of learning. It covers the following Reverse transcriptase, Restriction endonucleases, in vivo and in vitro techniques, In vivo - vectors, plasmids, transformation and identification using antibiotic resistance markers. In vitro - PCR, primers, DNA polymerase, locating genes using DNA probes, DNA sequencing , Gel Electrophoresis, Restriction Mapping. It then features DNA probes used in medicine, advantages and disadvantages of in vivo and in vitro techniques, uses of gene technology. Gene technology - genetic counselling, gene therapy and genetic fingerprinting. (Cystic Fibrosis) Finishes with advantages and disadvantages and ethical issues. Thank you for taking the time to look at my resource and I hope you find it beneficial. Please feel free to leave feedback and to 'follow me' so as not to miss out on future helpful resources.
New AQA  AS Biology - Digestion & Absorption
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New AQA AS Biology - Digestion & Absorption

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This is an 11 slide powerpoint covering the New AQA AS Biology syllabus. It covers all aspects of the course with respect to digestion and absorption. Easy to follow text, using scientific terminology, diagrams and pictures. Areas covered are: digestion, digestive enzymes, amylase, lipases, proteases, endo & exopeptidases, finishing with how monomers are absorbed, using co-transport proteins, sodium ions and micelles. Thank you for taking the time to look at my resource and I hope you find it beneficial. Please feel free to leave feedback and to 'follow me' so as not to miss out on future helpful resources.
New AQA AS Biology - Meiosis & Genetic Variation
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New AQA AS Biology - Meiosis & Genetic Variation

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This resource contains 3 ppts (tried to upload as one but system could not cope?) - all in all 29 slides covering the new AQA syllabus. The ppts follow on from each other. They start with gametes, zygotes, ovum, sperm, fertilisation, homologous chromosomes, haploid and diploid numbers. Second ppt covers meiosis (stages, key terms, chiasmata, bivalents, crossing over, independent segregation, first and second division, etc. It finishes with different life cycles with diploid and haploid numbers. Third part ppt covers chromosome mutation (substitution & deletions). Hope you like my resource, pls leave feedback if you do.
GCSE Biology - DNA, DNA Replication & Protein Synthesis
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GCSE Biology - DNA, DNA Replication & Protein Synthesis

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This is a 12 slide power point for the GCSE Biology syllabus. It was made for Higher tier and Triple Science students. The slides include: DNA structure, chromosomes, genes, bases, genes, alleles, ribosomes, DNA replication and protein synthesis. Thank you for looking at my resources. If you like them please leave feedback.
AQA A Level Biology - Nitrogen Cycle ppt, worksheet, practical & helpsheet
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AQA A Level Biology - Nitrogen Cycle ppt, worksheet, practical & helpsheet

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This ppt covers all aspects of the AQA syllabus for the Nitrogen Cycle. It covers decomposition, ammonification, nitrogen fixation, nitrification, differences in normal soil and water logged soil, finishing with leaching and eutrophication. The 3 pages of nitrogen cycle questions can be used as a starter, plenary or a homework. I have used as quick revision. (Answers are included) The help sheet shows a typical revision card for students which you can show and either use, or get them to make one of their own.
GCSE - Blood and Blood Vessels
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GCSE - Blood and Blood Vessels

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This is a power point and 4 accompanying work sheets which cover the GCSE Biology syllabus for Blood and Blood Vessels. It covers blood components (white blood cells, red blood cells, platelets and plasma). then looks at arteries, veins and capillaries followed by heart structure, stents, coronary heart disease, cholesterol, artificial hearts and blood groups (antigens). Thank you for looking at my resources. Please leave feedback and follow me if you think other science resources I compile could be beneficial to you.
New AQA AS Biology - Transport In Plants
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New AQA AS Biology - Transport In Plants

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This 16 slide ppt covers all aspects of the New AQA AS Biology syllabus with respect to transport in plants. Items covered are: roots (symplast and apoplast pathways), xylem, phloem, transpiration, translocation, photometers, cohesion tension theory, mass transport hypothesis and includes experiments and evaluations. Thank you for looking at my resource, if you like it please leave feedback.
New AQA AS Biology - Enzymes
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New AQA AS Biology - Enzymes

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This is a 13 slide power point covering the specification for AS AQA Biology. It would also be helpful for OCR AS Biology spec. It covers what enzymes are, their structure and properties, rate of reaction, activation energy, effects of temp, pH, enzyme concentration, substrate concentration on enzyme action, finishing with competitive and non-competitive inhibition. Slides are easy to read, include colourful diagrams and easy to follow facts. Good for a class presentation or to give students for revision. Thank you for taking the time to look at my resource and I hope you find it beneficial. Please feel free to leave feedback and to 'follow me' so as not to miss out on future helpful resources.
GCSE - Carbon & Nitrogen Cycle
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GCSE - Carbon & Nitrogen Cycle

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You have two power points covering all aspects of the GCSE Biology syllabus covering the Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles. They are aimed at Higher Tier students but can be used with a good "intervention" group. The power points are separate so you can use in different lessons. Text is full of scientific terminology and includes diagrams and pictures to help with explanations. Thank you for taking the time to look at my resource and I hope you find it beneficial. Please feel free to leave feedback and to 'follow me' so as not to miss out on future helpful resources.
New OCR AS Biology - Biodiversity & Simpson's Index of Diversity
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New OCR AS Biology - Biodiversity & Simpson's Index of Diversity

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This is a 12 slide ppt covering the New OCR AS Biology syllabus in Biodiversity. It covers the following topics: biodiversity, habitat diversity, species diversity, genetic diversity, collecting data on biodiversity, quadrats, etc, random an non-random sampling, systematic sampling, opportunistic sampling, stratified sampling, biased, estimating biodiversity, species richness, species evenness, Simpson's index of diversity (including calculation examples.) Thank you for looking at my resource, if you like it please leave feedback.
GCSE Chemistry - Crude oil and hydrocarbons (Foundation / SEN)
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GCSE Chemistry - Crude oil and hydrocarbons (Foundation / SEN)

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These 5 worksheets were developed for low ability / SEN students to understand crude oil formation and hydrocarbons. There are story boards (formation of crude oil), and easy worksheets with "fill in the gaps" . These worked brilliantly with my low ability BTec group, but I also used them as starters and plenarys for my Foundation GCSE Chemistry group. Fun and easy to follow and complete. Many thanks for looking at my resources. Please leave feedback or follow me if you like them
AS Biology - Immune System Revision Sheet
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AS Biology - Immune System Revision Sheet

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This worksheet can be printed as a revision card or as A3 and used as a class activity. Students have to add as much information they can about the immune system onto the diagram. It is for quick recall and could be extended further.
AS Biology Worksheet - The circulatory system (4 sheets)
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AS Biology Worksheet - The circulatory system (4 sheets)

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These quick revision sheets can be used as class activities, revision tools, home works, starters or as a plenary. The sheets include describing blood vessels, labelling the heart, explaining the cardiac cycle and the pressure/ volume graph. Hope it is helpful to give students a starting base for revision or test practice.