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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.
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.
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.
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.
KS3 Chemistry / GCSE SEN/Foundation) - The Burning Triangle Worksheet & Test
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KS3 Chemistry / GCSE SEN/Foundation) - The Burning Triangle Worksheet & Test

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This resource contains 2 popular sheets I use with my KS3 students to teach them about the "Burning triangle". The second sheet can be used as a homework, extension, revision or as a class test. I also used it with my SEN class and GCSE Foundation students who found they could access the material because it is colourful, easy to read, and some fill in the gaps gives differentiation.
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.
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 - 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.
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.
New AQA AS Biology - Haemoglobin
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New AQA AS Biology - Haemoglobin

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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.
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 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.
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.
New AQA AS Biology - DNA, RNA and Genetic Code
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New AQA AS Biology - DNA, RNA and Genetic Code

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A 22 slide power point covering the new syllabus for the New AQA AS Biology. It covers the following: structure of DNA/RNA, DNA replication, Meselson & Stahl, DNA & RNA in euks and proks, genes, protein synthesis (transcription & translation), chromosomes, alleles, universal, degenerate, and start and stop codons. Consolidation sheet attached. 30 minute AS test using past papers with mark scheme. Please leave feedback if you like this resources. Many thanks.
KS3/4 Smoking Powerpoint Presentation
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KS3/4 Smoking Powerpoint Presentation

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This power point is a nice introduction to the OCR Gateway Drugs unit about the effects of smoking on the body. It shows the carcinogens found in cigarettes and how they affect the body. Gruesome pictures will make the students think about the problems - beware squeamish students.
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 OCR AS Biology - Transport In Plants
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New OCR AS Biology - Transport In Plants

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This 37 slide ppt covers the new specification for OCR AS Biology. It covers : slide showing specification, root hair cells, osmosis, symplast pathway, apoplast pathway, caparian strips, stomata, xylem, phloem, cohesion tension, adhesion, transpiration, rates of transpiration, photometers, staining xylem and phloem practical, xerophytes, translocation, sink, flow, source and active loading. Thank you for looking at my resource, if you like it, please leave feedback.
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 OCR AS Biology - Haemoglobin & Oxygen Dissociation Curves
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New OCR AS Biology - Haemoglobin & Oxygen Dissociation Curves

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This 14 slide ppt covers the new syllabus for OCR AS Biology. It covers structure of Hb, affinity for oxygen, oxygen dissociation curves, the Bohr effect, carbon dioxide and the chloride shift (including carbonic anhydrase, haemoglobinic acid, etc) Includes a slide showing the specification for this part of the syllabus. Thank you for looking at my resource, if you like it please leave feedback.