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TES Recommended GOLD AUTHOR with 18 years experience as a Secondary School science teacher specializing in Biology at an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ High School and 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 18 years experience as a Secondary School science teacher specializing in Biology at an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ High School and 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.
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 - Immunity, Vaccines, Antibodies & HIV
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New AQA AS Biology - Immunity, Vaccines, Antibodies & HIV

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This is a 33 slide presentation covering the syllabus for the New 2015/16 AQA AS Biology syllabus. It includes: pathogens, viruses, HIV, AIDS, immune system, phagocytes, phagocytosis, T-Cells, B-Cells, Antibodies. Antibody structure, primary and secondary response, vaccines, antigenic variation, Flu, active and passive immunity, antibodies in medicine, cancer drugs, pregnancy testing, ELISA test, interpretation of vaccine and antibody data, including MMR and Herceptin, finishing with ethical issues. Very comprehensive, covers all of the syllabus, using easy to read text, scientific knowledge and wording, diagrams and colourful pictures. Also, includes a task for the students to complete. 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 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.
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.
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.
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
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 - Gaseous Exchange  & Dissections
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New AQA AS Biology - Gaseous Exchange & Dissections

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This is a 18 slide ppt covering the syllabus for the New AQA AS Biology scheme covering gaseous exchange in humans, insects, fish and plants. It covers full scientific theory behind how gaseous exchange systems work and why they are so efficient. There are colourful pictures, diagrams and text is easy to understand and contains all scientific knowledge. Dissections - pictures of actual dissections of fish, insect and lungs with an explanation of what is required for the specification and how students can carry out the dissection. 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 - 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.
OCR AS Biology - Action Of Enzymes
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OCR AS Biology - Action Of Enzymes

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This is a 29 slide power point specifically to cover all aspects of the OCR AS Biology specification. The syllabus is shown at the beginning so students can tick off each stage of the specification as you teach it. Easy to read text following closely to the specification, colourful diagrams and easy to understand explanations. The slides include structure of enzymes, intracellular and extracellular uses, phagocytosis, action of enzymes, effect of temp, pH, enzyme concentration, substrate concentration (and experimental investigations with graphs), competitive and non-competitive inhibition, rate of reaction, cofactors and co-enzymes, finishing with metabolic poisons as inhibitors and medical drugs acting as inhibitors (again following all examples stated by the specification). 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 - 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 - 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.
New AQA AS Biology - Lung Diseases
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New AQA AS Biology - Lung Diseases

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Powerpoint covering the new syllabus for AQA AS Biology. It covers lung diseases and spirometry. Lung diseases covered are : TB, Fibrosis, Asthma and Emphysema. Easy to follow text, diagrams and a task at the end for students to consolidate the information. 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 - Circulatory System
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New AQA AS Biology - Circulatory System

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This is a 19 slide power point covering the new AQA AS Biology syllabus. The slides include: heart structure, blood vessels structure & adaptations, tissue fluid formation, double circulatory system, major parts of the heart and what they do, cardiac cycle and finishing with cardiac cycle graph interpretation. Thank you for looking at my resource. If you like it please leave me feedback and follow me so you do not miss out on other biology resources.
New OCR AS Biology - Classification
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New OCR AS Biology - Classification

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This 17 slide power point covers all of the new specification for OCR AS Biology. It covers, domains, hierarchy, kingdoms, species, new evidence for classification. I HAVE CORRECTED THE SPELLING ERRORS! (from the review)
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.
KS3 / GCSE (SEN/Foundation) - Chemistry Rock Cycle ppt & worksheets
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KS3 / GCSE (SEN/Foundation) - Chemistry Rock Cycle ppt & worksheets

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The power point is a colourful, easy to follow explanation of the rock cycle. Suitable for KS3 and GCSE (SEN) students.These sheets were made specifically for my KS3 students but have worked really well with SEN and GCSE Foundation students. They are colourful, easy to read and easy to fill in. All can be used as starters, plenaries, home works or even as a class test.