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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.

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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.
KS3 or GCSE(SEN / Foundation) Biology - Food Tests ppt & Worksheets
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KS3 or GCSE(SEN / Foundation) Biology - Food Tests ppt & Worksheets

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This ppt covers the main food groups, and the tests required to test for proteins, fats, starch and sugars. There are excellent sheets especially for KS3 students or GCSE SEN/Foundation students. They are fill in the gaps, draw diagrams and enter results. The sheets follow the ppt and can be used with or without the presentation. I have used them with KS3 classes and with GCSE SEN/Foundation classes, as easy to follow, understand and complete. Sheets can be stuck into their books at the end of the lesson.
GCSE Biology - Blood Pressure ppt, Class Activity, and 2 worksheets
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GCSE Biology - Blood Pressure ppt, Class Activity, and 2 worksheets

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GCSE Biology ppt covering Blood pressure, what is it, systole, diastole, high and low Bp. Includes a literacy class activity where they have to watch the ppt, then read the information in the task sheet. They then have to make a poster, or class notes on Bp, under 4 specific headings. The worksheets can be used as starters, plenarys, home works, or just as a quick test next lesson. Thank you for looking at my resource. If you like it, please leave me feedback or follow me on twitter so you don't miss out on other Biology resources.
GCSE AQA Additional Science Biology - Fossils, Extinction & Speciation ppt and 4 wsheets
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GCSE AQA Additional Science Biology - Fossils, Extinction & Speciation ppt and 4 wsheets

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This 11 slide power point covers the syllabus for AQA GCSE Additional Science. The slides are colourful and contain all scientific information. The slides cover fossils, different ways in which they form, hypotheses as to how they link to early organisms, speciation, isolation and examples of how to answer a speciation question. There are also 4 work sheets to consolidate the students knowledge. How fossils are formed (Foundation /SEN) Worksheet on how fossils are formed in the 3 ways in rocks. Worksheet on extinction causes. 6 mark question on speciation, using a real life example.
GCSE Biology - Intensive and Organic Farming ppt
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GCSE Biology - Intensive and Organic Farming ppt

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This power point was made specifically for my Foundation & GCSE Double Award students and only covers that strand of the specification. It is colourful, has pictures and easy to follow key points. An excellent class resource to show the class and for them to make appropriate notes in their exercise books. A worksheet which can be used as a plenary sheet or to set as a homework. 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 Biology - Evolution in action
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GCSE Biology - Evolution in action

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This GCSE power point explains evolution, Darwin theory and new advances in this field. There is a nice example using the Peppered Moth and a quick look at new advances using pictures at the end. I have used this with both High and Low ability students because you can use just the information you need. 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.
AS Biology - Cardiovacular Disease ppt
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AS Biology - Cardiovacular Disease ppt

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This is a 12 slide power point covering the new AQA AS Biology syllabus for cardiovascular disease. It contains easy to follow text, diagrams and colourful pictures to aid understanding. The power point covers CHD, explaining risk factors, atheromas, blood clots, plaques, aneurysms, thrombosis and myocardial infarctions. It finishes with explaining risks and looking at graph work interpretation. 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 - Effects of smoking on the body.
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OCR AS Biology - Effects of smoking on the body.

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This power-point covers the OCR AS Biology spec. for effects of smoking on the body. It covers, what is present in smoke, long term and short term effects, lung cancer, COPD, asthma, Nicotine, Carbon monoxide, affects on the blood system, including atherosclerosis, thrombosis, stroke, cardiovascular disease, finishing with evidence of disease linked to smoking. All in a 24 slide power - point. Could be used as class resource or given to students for help with revision.
GCSE Biology - Selective Breeding & Cloning Worksheets
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GCSE Biology - Selective Breeding & Cloning Worksheets

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This bundle contains 6 GCSE Biology worksheets relating to selective breeding and cloning. There is differentiation from the Farmer Ted activity (SEN/Foundation) to Cloning (Higher tier). Thank you for looking at my resources, if you like them please leave me feedback.
New OCR AS Biology - Variation, SD & Spearman's Rank  22 slide ppt
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New OCR AS Biology - Variation, SD & Spearman's Rank 22 slide ppt

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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.
GCSE Foundation / BTEC / SEN)  - 3 ppts, practicals,tasks (atomic structure, alkali metals, exo & en
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GCSE Foundation / BTEC / SEN) - 3 ppts, practicals,tasks (atomic structure, alkali metals, exo & en

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These 3 ppts covering atomic structure, alkali metals, end and exothermic reactions, which can be used with a good KS3 class or with a GCSE Chemistry BTEC/ SEN or Foundation chemistry group. PPT 1 covers atomic structure, atoms, neutrons, protons, electrons, atomic number, periodic table, and isotopes. There are tasks for students as you go through the ppt. PPT2 covers Group 1 - alkali metals. It covers the group features, and how they react with water, etc There are tasks for the students as you go through the ppt, or you can print the slides to use in class. PPT3 covers exothermic and endothermic reactions. - covers the main key points, a practical for the students to attempt, work sheets to help them draw conclusions from the practical, activation energy and catalysts. These ppts are designed for KS3 students who have never seen these key ideas before or for lower ability GCSE / BTEC / SEN students who need bold key points and easy to follow instructions and plenaries.
New AQA AS Biology - 7 Digestion & Absorption w sheets and 2 ELISA worksheets
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New AQA AS Biology - 7 Digestion & Absorption w sheets and 2 ELISA worksheets

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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.
New OCR A2 Level Biology - F215 Biofermenters, Batch & Cont. art sel & cloning 14 w/sheets
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New OCR A2 Level Biology - F215 Biofermenters, Batch & Cont. art sel & cloning 14 w/sheets

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These 14 work sheets cover the following part of the F215 OCR Biology A2 syllabus. The sheets can be used as starters, plenary at the end of the unit or for revision purposes. The sheets cover the following: Biofermenter structure and uses Batch and continuous processes Primary and Secondary metabolites (Insulin and penicillin included) Typical microorganism growth curve with diagrams and students to fill in phases. Finishes with enzymes and enzyme immobilisation techniques. Artificial selection (modern cow and modern wheat) Cloning in animals and plants (runners, root suckers (elm trees), bulbs, tubers, cuttings, grafting, tissue culture, finishing with reproductive and non-reproductive cloning of animals (nuclear transfer / embryo splitting) I used this with some struggling students and they loved them. But great for all students for consolidation purposes. Hope they can help others. Please leave feed back if you like them. many thanks for looking at my resource.
New AQA GCSE Biology B4.1 to 4.4 Circulatory System (Separates)
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New AQA GCSE Biology B4.1 to 4.4 Circulatory System (Separates)

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This 27 slide power point covers the new AQA Separates specification B4.1 to 4.4. Covers the following aspects of the specification: What components make up our blood The functions of each of the components of blood Naming the main blood vessels in the body Explaining the importance of a double circulatory system and valves. Labelling the main structures of the heart Explaining the main functions of the heart and its structures. Discuss problems with the blood supply, the heart and valves Explains how the heart keeps it's natural rhythm Explains how artificial hearts can do and how artificial pacemakers work.
GCSE AQA Biology - Penicillin, Digitalis, Aspirin discoveries ppt and 3 w/sheets
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GCSE AQA Biology - Penicillin, Digitalis, Aspirin discoveries ppt and 3 w/sheets

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This power point contains the key information about the discovery and uses of penicillin, digitalis and aspirin. The worksheets attached can be used alongside the power point and are good for low ability / SEN students. The power point cards can be printed out and given to more able students to make a sheet about these 3 medicines, or can just be used for revision, starters or plenary activities. Helpful with the new (as yet still a working progress) New Yr 9 spec for AQA. Hope you like them and find them useful, if so please leave feedback.
GCSE Biology - Human Impact On The Envirnoment
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GCSE Biology - Human Impact On The Envirnoment

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This is an excellent power point covering aspects of the GCSE specification on how Humans impact the environment. The power point includes, why populations have increased, pollution (acid rain, CFC's and global warming)air quality and pollution techniques. Included is a worksheet explaining Indicator species and some pictures which the students can use to explain how each one shows the level of pollution in air and water. 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.