Hero image

Educating Science

Average Rating4.05
(based on 129 reviews)

TES Recommended GOLD AUTHOR with 21 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.

154Uploads

151k+Views

52k+Downloads

TES Recommended GOLD AUTHOR with 21 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
JAM2015JAM2015

A2 Biology - Gene Technology

(7)
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.
AQA A  Level Biology - Photosynthesis ppt & Workbook
JAM2015JAM2015

AQA A Level Biology - Photosynthesis ppt & Workbook

(0)
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.
New AQA AS Biology - Meiosis & Genetic Variation
JAM2015JAM2015

New AQA AS Biology - Meiosis & Genetic Variation

(2)
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 Chemistry - Crude oil and hydrocarbons (Foundation / SEN)
JAM2015JAM2015

GCSE Chemistry - Crude oil and hydrocarbons (Foundation / SEN)

(1)
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 - Haemoglobin
JAM2015JAM2015

New AQA AS Biology - Haemoglobin

(4)
This is a 10 slide ppt covering the new AQA AS Biology syllabus. It has easy to follow scientific text, diagrams and graphs. The following items are covered: structure of Hb, oxyhaemoglobin, Hb saturation, Partial pressure of oxygen, partial pressure of carbon dioxide, dissociation curves, Bohr effect, Hb in different animals, finishing with differences in human Hb (foetal, adult and myoglobin. 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 Chemistry (SEN/Foundation) Crude oil, alkanes, frac. dist, alkenes, polymerisation - 5 w/sheets
JAM2015JAM2015

GCSE Chemistry (SEN/Foundation) Crude oil, alkanes, frac. dist, alkenes, polymerisation - 5 w/sheets

(0)
These resources are specifically designed for SEN/Foundation students studying GCSE Chemistry (OCR/AQA). They cover formation of crude oil, hydrocarbons, alkanes, fractional distillation, alkenes and polymerisation. They are done in story boards, fill in the gaps, but on sheets which can be used as starters, plenaries, home works, revision, or as a class activity working in twos. The language is easy to access and tells the story of crude oil to products simply and in a way students can understand. Covers all the main key points in a way a low ability student can access.
New AQA AS BIology - Cell membrane structure & exchange across membranes
JAM2015JAM2015

New AQA AS BIology - Cell membrane structure & exchange across membranes

(1)
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 OCR AS Biology - Variation, SD & Spearman's Rank  22 slide ppt
JAM2015JAM2015

New OCR AS Biology - Variation, SD & Spearman's Rank 22 slide ppt

(2)
This 22 slide power point covers the new OCR AS Biology syllabus for variation, standard deviation and spearman's rank correlation coefficient. The slides cover variation, interspecific, intraspecific, mean, normal distribution, standard deviation, spearman's rank and critical values. Slides cover all areas of the syllabus, including graphs and how to calculate mean, SD and spearman's rank. Each slide shows the students how to present data and how to work out each stage. It finishes with exam technique of how to evaluate data and what the exam board is looking for. Last slide is a question for the students to attempt.
New AQA AS Biology - 7 Digestion & Absorption w sheets and 2 ELISA worksheets
JAM2015JAM2015

New AQA AS Biology - 7 Digestion & Absorption w sheets and 2 ELISA worksheets

(1)
These 9 worksheets are made for revision, starters, plenary or home works. I have used them as class activities where an able student helps the understanding of a struggling student. They work well and are good for revision cards in students notes. Can be used as A4 or A3. There are 7 worksheets for digestion and absorption, covering key scientific ideas. There are 2 ELISA sheets which can be used apart or together.
GCSE Combined Science Biology B7 ECOLOGY ppt (Foundation)
JAM2015JAM2015

GCSE Combined Science Biology B7 ECOLOGY ppt (Foundation)

(1)
This is a 42 slide power point covering the new AQA combined science B7 Ecology unit. It includes colourful slides to help teach the theory and activities throughout to help students consolidate learning. It covers key terms, adaptations, competition, food chains, predator prey graphs, quadrats, transects, deforestation, peat bogs, global warming and includes extra slides to explain indicator species (not on syllabus but important for students to know). Carbon worksheets and quadrat worksheet attached as well. My foundation students have just passed with level 5/6 across the whole class of 24 students and loved the power point.
OCR AS Biology - Immune Response
JAM2015JAM2015

OCR AS Biology - Immune Response

(0)
This 20 slide presentation covers the OCR Immune response specification. It includes, Pathogens, natural defences, internal defences, phagocytosis, macrophages, lymphocytes, antigens, antibodies and how they work, cell signalling, cytokines, interleukins, interferon, B&T cells, vaccinations, and controlling diseases. Excellent resource covering all aspects, can be used as a class presentation or given to students as a revision resource. 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
JAM2015JAM2015

New AQA AS Biology - Circulatory System

(3)
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 - Factors affecting biodiversity & Conservation ppt
JAM2015JAM2015

New OCR AS Biology - Factors affecting biodiversity & Conservation ppt

(1)
This 11 slide power point covers the New OCR AS Biology specification for factors affecting biodiversity and conservation. It includes human population growth and how it affects biodiversity, monoculture, climate change,, ecological reasons, economic reasons, in situ and ex situ conservation, advantages and disadvantages of in situ / ex situ and finishes with local and international agreements. Colourful, easy to understand slides, including all key scientific specification. Thank you for looking at my resource, if you like it, please leave feedback.
AS Biology Worksheet - The circulatory system (4 sheets)
JAM2015JAM2015

AS Biology Worksheet - The circulatory system (4 sheets)

(2)
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.
AS Biology - Immune System Revision Sheet
JAM2015JAM2015

AS Biology - Immune System Revision Sheet

(10)
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.
New AQA AS Biology - Proteins
JAM2015JAM2015

New AQA AS Biology - Proteins

(0)
This is a 16 slide power point covering the new AQA AS syllabus (2015/2016). It covers all aspects of proteins including exam questions and technique at the end with respect to longer answer questions. The power point covers the following: amino acid structure, dipeptides, peptide bonds, polypeptides, structural differences (primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures), functions of proteins, fibrous and globular differences, and finishes with two long 6-mark questions and exam technique answers. 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.